Queensland Rail is Australia's premier passenger railway operator. With 150 years experience Queensland Rail can deliver some of the most amazing and memorable rail journeys in the world. Rail within Queensland has been operating for 150 years, with Queensland Rail and Queensland Rail Travel getting you to any destination along the Queensland Coast or the Queensland Outback.
Queensland Rail Travel's scenic rail services in North Queensland provide the ultimate means of travelling through particularly remote and unique natural landscapes. These include the lush, world heritage listed rainforest and cascading waterfalls of the Barron Gorge and the unexplored, rustic terrains of Queensland's Gulf country and Savannah countries..
Queensland Rail Travel has been a leading commercial enterprise for North Queensland since the late 1800's linking vital southern centres with supplies and people.
For further information on Queensland Rail Travel and the fleet of long distance and unique rail journeys visit the website.
Other Far North Queensland Railway Experiences
Queensland Rail Travel's other iconic scenic service is the oldest service in the fleet.
Kuranda Scenic Railway travelling from the Cairns to Kuranda. The original Kuranda Scenic Railway is a spectacular journey comprising unsurpassed views of World Heritage-Listed rainforest, steep ravines and picturesque waterfalls within the Barron Gorge National Park. This famous railway winds its way through 15 hand carved tunnels, across the giant bridge over Stoney Creek Falls, past the spectacular Barron Falls and onto Kuranda, the village in the rainforest. Constructed between 1882 and 1891 it is considered an engineering feat of tremendous magnitude. Hundreds of men were employed to build the renowned railway that stands as a monument to the pioneers of Tropical North Queensland.
Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class offers passengers a little touch of luxury. Club-style seating, refreshments and an exclusive gift pack combine to create an unforgettable experience.