AboutUs


We aim to be Australia's best performing railway delivering safe, on time, customer-focused and efficient rail services.

Founded in 1865, Queensland Rail is dedicated to increasing rail patronage through improved reliability, frequency of services and making rail travel the transport mode of choice in Queensland. We are​ committed to building a better passenger business by connecting with customers, improving frontline services and facilitating Queensland’s growth and development.

With more than 700,000 customer journeys on our long distance rail network including our tourist trains per year, our Queensland Rail Travel network plays an important role in connecting regional Queensland. Offering the largest and most comprehensive network of long distance and tourist trains in Australia our services extend along the Queensland coastline from Brisbane to Cairns and West to Charleville, Longreach and Mount Isa, more than 6,500 kilometres of track and 72 stations.

Step on board and travel in comfort to a range of destinations. Each journey will have you discovering the amazing diversity and colours of Queensland from the rainforest to the reef, the city to the outback. Whether you’re a first time train traveller or an experienced train enthusiast, a Queensland Rail journey is the perfect way to create unforgettable memories.