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The Sunlander 


Brisbane to Cairns



1681 kms



31 hrs


After 61 years of servicing Queensland and carrying more than 3.5million customers, The Sunlander made the journey along Queensland’s coast for the final time. On 1st January 2015 The Sunlander retired from operation and rail customers and enthusiasts joined in the retirement celebrations in Brisbane, Cairns and along the way to farewell the iconic train.


View our farewell celebrations here 


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