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Conditions of Travel 


It is every person’s right to feel safe and comfortable when using Queensland Rail services.

Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Act 1994, the Transport Infrastructure Act 1994 and the Transport Infrastructure (Rail) Regulation 2006 stipulates standards for the purchase of tickets and behaviour on trains and at stations.

On the spot fines can also be issued by TransLink Transit Officers to reduce fare evasion and anti social behaviour on the network.

Offence Fine
Fare Evasion $227
Failure to produce a ticket on request by an authorised person $227
Create a disturbance or nuisance on a railway $455
Interfering with a vehicle or equipment $455
Crossing of railway tracks other than a railway crossing $227
Consumption of food or drink on train $227
Placing feet on seat of train $227
Bringing onto a train designated for passengers a sizeable object that cannot be put (a) under a seat (b) in an overhead rack (c) in a designated storage area $227
Smoking on a railway $227
Playing a musical instrument or operating sound equipment at a level likely to be a nuisance $227
Allowing an animal onto a railway (other than guide dog, hearing dog and other assistance animals ) $227
Selling, seeking business or conducting a survey on a railway $227
Leaving litter on a railway, other than in a container provided for that purpose $113
Consumption of alcohol on a railway $227
Failure to supply evidence of concession entitlement $227

This section of our website provides general conditions and information. For precise details of laws and regulations refer to the Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Act 1994, the Transport Infrastructure Act 1994, the Transport Infrastructure (Rail) Regulation 2006 and the Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Regulation 2005

Current from 01 July 2014


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