Next generation of rail workers on track for successful future

8 March 2024

Queensland Rail has welcomed 86 fresh faces with new apprentices and graduates embarking on their careers with one of the largest employers in the state.

With unprecedented growth on the horizon, electricians, mechanics, engineers, and more are needed to bolster the forces behind Queensland’s booming rail industry.

The successful recruits were selected from the more than 3000 people who applied for in-demand roles located in South East Queensland, Toowoomba, Maryborough, Emerald, Cairns, Townsville and Cloncurry.

“It was time for a change, and the opportunity to learn new skills”
Apprentice Sub Station Electrician Lauren Corbett

For those considering a career in rail, applications for the 2025 intake of Queensland Rail’s graduates and apprentices will open soon. Visit theĀ Queensland Rail careers website to sign up for alerts.