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 four return services per week with a fifth service commencing 15 December 2014.
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;
Route: Brisbane to Cairns
Distance: 1681 kms
Duration: 24 hrs, 55 mins
To book or enquire, call 1800 TRAINS (1800 872 467)