Very Australian, a lot of fun, a lot of history, Intertwined like a braid with the explorers highway once you leave Quorn towards Flinders Ranges and Wilpena. Old-fashioned steam engine creates a lot of excitement for children. Trips from Quorn ot Port Augusta. From the...More
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Went on the half day trip from Quorn to Woolshed Flats and return and thoroughly enjoyed it. Staffed by volunteers who are a wealth of information and share an obvious love for what they do it was both informative and entertaining. The beautifully restored steam...More
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We really enjoyed our trip on the Pichi Richi. Our carriage was a fortunate choice as it had a platform at either end we could stand on to enjoy the fresh (and sometimes sport) air as we traveled along. It was such a relaxing way...More
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Went on a Saturday trip from Port Augusta to Quorn and back. Lots of interesting Australian outback country on the way with kangaroos and emus watching on plus people taking photos. Very friendly informative staff on the train telling us about country, train and answering...More
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The Pichi Richi Railway is the remaining section of the line from Port Augusta to Alice Springs. It run from Pt. Augusta across flat countryside to the Flinders Ranges where it climbs through the Pichi Richi Pass to reach Quorn. The PRR have attempted to...More
Thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your trip despite missing out on the "Coffee Pot" . Perhaps next time.
What a wonderful experience. The Volunteers who run the tours, the drivers, staff, info centre staff, everyone was so friendly and helpful and full of wonderful information
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Well worth doing. The trains are well maintained and restored, and an excellent way to experience the scenery.
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Booked this 6 hour trip from Port Augusta to Quorn return. Magnificent scenery and loved the N and W class steam engines and old carriages. Volunteers on board very helpful with questions. A credit to all involved as they are all volunteers. Had 2 hours...More
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This was a short trip out to Woolshed Flat behind a Steam engine and we stopped there for morning tea while the engine turned around. Hot pastries, cakes, hot drinks, ice creams and packets of chips were all available. The views out of the windows...More
We were lucky enough to ride on a test run for the recently restored YX141 locomotive based in Quorn. This loco was built in Gawler in 1896 and restored recently from life as a playground climbing toy to full operational capability. The engineers and driver...More
Hi Chris and Gill, Thanks for your review. We are indeed proud of our little Yx141 and the efforts of a dedicated band of members who contributed to her restoration in so many ways. Long may she continue to tread the rails. We will pass...More