Rocky railway track is one of a number of railway tracks being opened up to commuters in Tasmania and Queensland this year.
Key points:The railway has been closed since early May because of a landslideThe track has a capacity of up to 150 carsA train will depart from the track every five minutes, and a driver will take the car onto the track for the duration of the tripThe line has a maximum capacity of 150 cars, but it will have the capacity to accommodate cars up to 250People can use the track, but the rail line has been shut since early April because of the landslide in Woomera.
Rocky railway lines in Tasmania, New South Wales and Queensland opened in May.
Railway owners are also opening up their lines in Western Australia and Queensland.
The new railway line is being operated by Railway Trains Tasmania, a subsidiary of the state’s government.
The railway line will run on tracks between Alice Springs and Mt Gravatt.
“The track opened in late May and has been open for about two months now,” said Mr Brough.
“I think it’s a fantastic project for the region and for Tasmania.”
People who live along the track are really keen to get to the town.
“The line will be the first to open in Tasmania.
The Tasmanian Government says more than 50 trains have already departed on the track.