The following items are accepted on our services:
A suitcase, backpack or other type of travel bag
Candy striped, light weight material bags weighing up to 15 kg only that are in good condition, firmly secured and only containing clothing and soft items.
^ Child restraint car seats and ^ Baby safety capsules
^ Collapsible baby carriages (Prams and strollers)
^ # Wheelchairs and mobility devices – 20 kg weight and 180 linear dimensions doesn’t apply however other weight and dimension restrictions do apply (See
Small eskies (up to 10 Litres capacity) which contain food for personal consumption during the journey, provided they can be stored safely on the floor in front of the customers seat
Collapsible cots in boxes or a carry bag
Limited Sporting Equipment (see
Valuable items, including passports, medicines, laptop computers, cameras, jewelry, mobile phones and fragile or perishable items must not be checked in and must be taken on board by the customer as Carry On luggage
^ These items are accepted as customer's luggage without being counted towards the luggage allowances
# For customers connecting with a RailBus coach connection, special arrangements may be required to ensure wheelchairs and mobility devices can be accepted on the coach. Please check with your consultant at the time of booking
The following items are not allowed on our services:
|Unaccompanied luggage is not permitted for security reasons|
|Boxes (except those containing bicycles or collapsible child cots)|
|Candy striped, light weight material bags that either weigh over 15 kg, contain hard or sharp items or are in poor condition|
|Garbage or Hessian bags|
|Large Eskies (over 10 litres capacity) or Tea Chests|
|Animals (except authorised assistance animals supporting a customer with a disability)|
|Knives or other weapons|
|Highchairs and non-collapsible Timber Cots|
|Fruit and vegetables or plants (except for fruit/vegetables to be consumed during the journey)|
Frozen seafood or other perishable items
| Engines, motors (either automobile or boating) or parts of engines or motors|
|Toolboxes weighing over 20kg|
|Avoid attaching items on the outside of a backpack or travel bag such as shoes/boots or other items that may be caught in the luggage racks or be a trip hazard.|
Any other item which, in the opinion of Queensland Rail, is unsuitable for carriage. If unsure about items in your luggage, always check with your consultant prior to booking.
For safety and security reasons, dangerous goods including the items listed below are prohibited aboard all Queensland Rail Travel services:
|Compressed gases (excluding medicinal oxygen- see below)|
|Corrosives, Explosives and Weapons|
|Flammable liquids, gases and solids - including equipment that runs on flammable fuel or Gas cyclinders (even if empty)|
|Plants or animal matter|
|Biological hazards and Radioactive materials|
|Poisons and infectious substances|
|Sharps (Syringes for medical purposes may be carried provided they are in a hard sealed container)|
Items of a personal nature such as matches, medicines, toiletries, hairsprays, perfumes and deodorants are exempt from this above restriction.
Medicinal Oxygen Cylinders
The transportation of medical oxygen in customer carriages is approved for transport subject to the following conditions.
- Booking staff must be informed at the time of ticketing and the size of cylinder is approved.
- The oxygen is for personal use by the Customer whilst travelling
- The cylinder is secure and will stored safely on the service
- The cylinder is clearly labelled.
- The cylinder meets the size and capacity accepted by Queensland Rail Travel