Kuranda Scenic Railway (KSR) is planned to return to its full timetable from
Saturday (3 April) subject to final commissioning activities currently underway
General Manager Travel and Tourism Martin Ryan said the locomotive had arrived
back in Cairns after its 1600-kilometre journey from Brisbane and following
final checks, would return the second daily service in time for the Easter
weekend and school holidays.
the last six weeks, we’ve been working very hard to expedite maintenance on our
locomotives so we can reinstate the second daily KSR service for our customers,
our local tourism partners, and the businesses of Kuranda,” Mr Ryan said.
we have been able to meet customer demand during this time, we welcome more people
onboard during holiday periods, so we’re very happy to return to two daily
services from the Easter weekend.
like to thank the community for their patience while these important works were
underway and encourage locals to take advantage of the year-round 20 per cent
discount these holidays – hop onboard the KSR, enjoy the iconic experience and
support business in Kuranda.
will continue to work with our industry partners to provide the great customer
experience that Kuranda has on offer.”
Ryan said while KSR services returned to the normal timetable, measures to help
keep customers safe from COVID-19 would remain.
want customers to relax and enjoy a holiday, but we also want them to remain
safe,” he said.
of our trains are operating in compliance with an Industry COVID Safe plan, and
our heightened cleaning regime will continue both onboard and at stations.
“Customer packs are also available onboard which
include a hand-sanitiser and a personal face mask.”
Saturday 3 April, morning services to Kuranda will depart Cairns at 8:30am and
9:30am and Freshwater at 8:55am and 9:55am. Afternoon services to Cairns will
depart Kuranda at 2:00pm and 3:30pm.
more information or to book visit www.queenslandrailtravel.com.au
or call 1800 872 467.