The upgrades will allow Oakey Beef Exports and other processors to access cattle from a number of points along the line, stretching west to Quilpie.
"Morven will be a pivotal point," Mr Gleeson said.
"It gives us a lot of access to cattle from Longreach, Landsborough area and also from Quilpie, so we see that as a significant part of this project."
Sounds like some long hauling of cattle from the mid parts of the state.
Oakey processing plant expansion on cards as Government funds rail upgrade