ASX Top Stocks News: QR National (QRN)

ASX Top Stocks News: QR National (QRN)|ASX QRN|QRN SharesQR National (ASX:QRN) is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and the world’s largest rail transporter of coal from mine to port for export markets.

The group generated significant interest when it floated in November 2010, and it has since been one of the top stocks, having surged almost 30% to date.

Today, QRN announced that it signed a $900 million agreement to construct a rail link to the Wiggins Island coal export terminal.

The project would support an initial 27 million tonnes of coal per annum to the Wiggins Island terminal.

Construction is due to begin early next year, with expected completion by March 2015.

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