Premier demands QR apology for latest debacle
PREMIER Annastacia Palaszczuk is calling for Queensland Rail to apologise to passengers trapped on a train for almost three hours, but stopped short of calling for heads to roll.
Dozens of people sat in the dark on Friday night as their train on the Ferny Grove line came to a standstill. Passengers vented their anger about their ordeal on social media and reported some onboard had resorted to urinating in the carriage because of the wait. Queensland Rail blamed the fault on a flying fox that had hit overhead lines, the Courier Mail reports.
The incident comes just two weeks after a possum caused a fault that delayed trains across the southeast rail network.
Ms Palaszczuk (pictured) said the reports of stranded passengers forced to urinate in the carriage were "horrific".