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.

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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".

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The incident occurred overnight.

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