The new Spirit of Queensland rail service combines modern seating and entertainment options with the romance of long distance rail travel.Travelling the state's coastline from Cairns to Brisbane and all regions in between, the first service was introduced in October 2013. Contemporary, comfortable and designed for relaxation, the newest addition of the Queensland Rail Travel fleet offers new features that will redefine the modern rail travel experience.
Each of the new trains carries 172 passengers and boasts an Australian first with the revolutionary RailBed seats that convert to a lie-flat bed for overnight travel. The new Spirit of Queensland operates five return services per week.
Destinations: Brisbane (Roma Street); Caboolture; Nambour; Cooroy; Gympie North; Maryborough west; Bundaberg; Gladstone; Rockhampton; St Lawrence; Carmila; Sarina; Mackay; Proserpine; Bowen; Home Hill; Ayr; Giru; Townsville; Ingham; Cardwell; Tully; Innisfail; Babinda; Gordonvale; Cairns.
If you are after the latest in long distance comforts Spirit of Queensland has to offer, than the Railbed is the one to choose. With Spirit of Queensland's modern state of the art features, you will enjoy travelling in your spacious seat by day and lie flat bed (RailBed) by night with all linen provided including sheets, duvet and pillow for your comfort.
As you pass the gorgeous scenery during the day you will be able to enjoy many other features on-board including breakfast, lunch and dinner served directly to the comfort of your Railbed, on demand movies to view on a large screen, music, audio books, towel, Queensland organic amenity pack, reading light, footrest and drink holder. The club car is also available to purchase a light snack or refreshment between your meals.
Along with the new RailBed Innovation, The Spirit of Queensland boasts a new state of the art entertainment system including an 18.5 inch screen, a 240V powerpoint and a USB point to add to your experience. Railbed seats recline at 35 degrees with a pitch of 2065mm; the bed length is 1900mm for the window seat or 1700mm for the aisle seat and width of 515mm.
Spirit of Queensland's Premium Economy seats are an excellent alternative to the new Railbeds featuring full leather seats that recline at 30 degrees with a pitch of 1080mm. These seats also provide the latest in seating technology with generous leg room and features state of the art personal entertainment system with a screen size of 8.9 inches, offering on-demand movies, music and audio books.
Route: Brisbane to Cairns
Distance: 1681 kms
Duration: 24 hrs mins
To book or enquire, call 1800 TRAINS (1800 872 467)
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