- 1 How far north does Qld rail go?
- 2 Can you catch a train from Brisbane to Cairns?
- 3 Can pensioners get free train travel?
- 4 How much does the train cost from Brisbane to Cairns?
- 5 Where was the railway map of Queensland drawn?
- 6 What are the different types of rail in Queensland?
How far north does Qld rail go?
The South East Queensland (SEQ) 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, Gympie and Kippa-Ring, east to Cleveland and west to Richlands.
Can you catch a train from Brisbane to Cairns?
You can catch the Brisbane to Cairns train five times a week and have the option of booking RailBed or Premium Economy seats.
How many train stations are there in Queensland?
Queensland Rail City network
|Transit type||Commuter rail|
|Number of lines||13|
|Number of stations||152|
|Annual ridership||55 million (2018/19)|
How far north does the train go from Brisbane?
The Spirit of Queensland train runs from Brisbane to Cairns, a 1681km journey that takes 24 hours. The train departs Brisbane five times a week – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 3.45pm.
Can I catch a train from Brisbane to Toowoomba?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Toowoomba. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 3h 50m.
Where is the inland rail going?
Inland Rail will build on existing rail connections to provide access to the ports of Melbourne, Port Kembla, Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. The 1,700km Inland Rail alignment will link Melbourne and Brisbane via regional Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
Can pensioners get free train travel?
If you’re over 60, but still too young for a Freedom Pass, a 60+ Oyster card could be a good option. It still provides free travel on the London Underground, Overground, trams and buses, as well as some TfL Rail and National Rail services, but you can’t use your pass outside of London.
How much does the train cost from Brisbane to Cairns?
The best way to get from Brisbane to Cairns without a car is to train which takes 24h 45m and costs $170 – $370.
Is Queensland Rail government owned?
Owners. On 3 May 2013, Queensland Rail was established as a Statutory Authority in accordance with the Queensland Rail Transit Authority Act 2013 (QRTA Act). Queensland Rail Limited ceased being a Government Owned Corporation from this date and became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Statutory Authority.
How fast does the Gold Coast train go?
160 kilometres an hour
The current travel time into Brisbane on the existing rail takes 74 minutes with the train travelling at around 69 kilometres an hour. If the fast rail line goes ahead, the speed would more than double to 160 kilometres an hour.
How long is the train trip from Brisbane to Townsville?
approximately 17h 53m
Is there a direct train between Brisbane and Townsville? Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Townsville. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17h 53m.
How long is the train ride from Brisbane to Cairns?
Spirit of Queensland
|Route: Brisbane to Cairns||Network Map: Train Stations|
|Distance: 1681 kms||Timetable Departs Brisbane: Mon, Tue, Wed Fri & Sat at 3.45pm|
|Duration: 25 hrs||Timetable Departs Cairns: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sun at 8.35am|
Where was the railway map of Queensland drawn?
Railway map of Queensland, 1939 / compiled and drawn at the Chief Engineers Office, Railway Department, Brisbane, June 1939 Queensland Railways. Chief Engineer’s Office & Hope, T. G. (1939).
What are the different types of rail in Queensland?
Queensland Rail offers several rail services including the Queenslander, the Sunlander, the Great South Pacific, the Spirit of the Tropics, the Tilt Train, the Spirit of Capricorn, the Gold Coast Railway, the Spirit of the Outback, the Westlander, the Inlander, Kuranda Scenic Railway, the Gulflander and the Savannahlander.
Where are the train stations on the Gold Coast?
The Citytrain 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, Gympie and Kippa-Ring, east to Cleveland and west to Richlands, Ipswich and Rosewood, and Springfield.
Which is the longest railway tunnel in Queensland?
From a few hundred metres through Muntapa Tunnel, Queensland’s longest straight railway tunnel, to exploring old mining towns in North Queensland, or covering over 160 kilometres through the Brisbane Valley, why not get out and explore a recycled railway corridor, or enjoy a trip on an historic steam train?