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Queensland Rail is Queensland’s number one service provider, carrying more than 55 million passengers a year and connecting people and destinations throughout the state.

Our commercial and community services are supported by 7,000 kilometres of track and management, maintenance, engineering and support teams across the country.

We offer five key products and services at Queensland Rail:

City network

The City network is an integrated passenger and rail access service that extends from the centre of Brisbane, south to Beenleigh and Varsity Lakes on the Gold Coast, north to Ferny Grove, Shorncliffe, Doomben, Caboolture and Gympie, east to Cleveland and west to Richlands, Ipswich and Rosewood, and Springfield.  The City network covers approximately 300 km of track and encompasses 145 stations.

Queensland Rail Travel network

Our Queensland Rail Travel network plays an important role in connecting regional Queensland and offers the largest and most comprehensive network of long distance and tourist trains in Australia. Queensland Rail’s services extend along the Queensland coastline from Brisbane to Cairns and West to Charleville, Longreach and Mount Isa.

Our fleet includes the following services:

Outback services

  • Spirit of the Outback - Brisbane to Longreach
  • The Inlander - Townsville to Mount Isa
  • The Westlander - Brisbane to Charleville

Coastal services

  • Spirit of Queensland - Brisbane to Cairns
  • The Sunlander - Brisbane to Cairns
  • Rockhampton Tilt Train - Brisbane to Rockhampton
  • Bundaberg Tilt Train - Brisbane to Bundaberg

Queensland Rail Travel

Queensland Rail can help you plan a complete holiday package to complement your rail journey including air travel, car hire, tours and accommodation.

Tourist trains

Queensland Rail operates two tourist train services offering unique and in some instances ‘world renowned’ rail travel experiences:

  • Kuranda Scenic Railway - Kuranda to Cairns
  • Gulflander - Normanton to Croydon

We have also retained a fleet of steam locomotives and wooden carriages for special operations and charters

Network

Queensland Rail's network business provides services to rail operators on our regional freight systems, including negotiating access to the network and consultation to provide alignment with freight market requirements. We work with our customers to help them achieve their goals.

We are a fully integrated rail service provider for South East Queensland and regional freight systems offering a full range of infrastructure design, construction, maintenance and asset management services.

 

Contact us

For general enquiries:

Phone:
- 13 16 17 (within Aust)
- 0061 7 3072 2222 (outside Aust)

8.00am - 5.00pm EST; Mon-Fri

If you have a hearing or speech impairment:
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TTY: 07 3606 5800
- SMS: 0428 774 636

In case of emergency call 000

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