Mount Isa line to be beefed up

THE Queensland government has unveiled a $500 million plan to boost mineral freight exports on the Mount Isa line.

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The first freight train plying the Mount Isa line after damage caused by flooding earlier this year was repaired.

Under the plan freight charges will be discounted and a container terminal built at the Townsville port to support an already increased five-year line maintenance budget.