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Pichi Richi Railway

Price from $47

Overview

Experience the timeless Flinders Ranges in style aboard the Pichi Richi Railway.

This historic railway line has been progressively restored and operated as a working museum for the past 40 years by the dedicated volunteers of the Pichi Richi Railway Preservation Society.

Operating between Quorn and Port Augusta, this is the last remaining operating portion of the "Old Ghan" railway line. Trains use steam locomotives or historic diesels, and genuine timber-body carriages up to 115 years old.

Full or half-day trips are available or hire a private train.

The Afghan Express: A steam-hauled train using timber-bodied carriages built in the late 1920s. Port Augusta to Quorn (return), six hours including a two hour stop for lunch in historic Quorn.

The Pichi Richi Explorer: A steam train using South Australian railways carriages, some dating from the nineteenth century. Quorn to Woolshed Flat, return two hours.

The Barwell Bull: 85 year old heritage diesel railcar travelling the Pichi Richi Explorer route.

Twilight Explorer: During March and November, relax with a drink aboard the Barwell Bull and watch the evening sun paint the ranges the colours of sunset.

Visit the website for all departure times and costings for all trains.

Price

From $ 47 to $ 51
Concession and adult return on the Pichi Richi Explorer or Barwell Bull.

Features

  • Entity Facility

    Carpark
    Coach Parking
    Interpretive Centre
    Picnic Area
    Public Toilet

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled

    Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.
    Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf.

  • Membership

    Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
    Visitor Information Centre

  • Tourism Organisation

    Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation