Travel conditions

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

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

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

As of 1 July 2017

Offence Fine
Fare evasion $252
Failure to produce ticket $252
Create disturbance or nuisance on a railway on or in public transport infrastructure or vehicle $504
Interfere with a public passenger vehicle or service equipment $504
Crossing of railway tracks other than a railway crossing $252
Consumption of food or drink on train $252
Placing feet on seat of train $252
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 $252
Smoking on a railway $252
Playing a musical instrument or operating sound equipment at a level likely to be a nuisance $252
Allowing an animal onto a railway (other than guide dog, hearing dog and other assistance animals ) $252
Selling, seeking business or conducting a survey on a railway $252
Leaving litter on a railway, other than in a container provided for that purpose $126
Consumption of alcohol on a railway $252
Failure to provide evidence of concession entitlement $252


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, Transport Infrastructure Act 1994, Transport Infrastructure (Rail) Regulation 2006 and the Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Regulation 2005.‚Äč