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Pichi Richi Railway

Railway Terrace | Quorn Railway Station, Quorn, South Australia, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 4 attractions in Quorn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Travelling through the beautifull flinders in winter when the countrys so grean and the streams are running is a gem

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This attraction is a great south Australian icon, a steam train that makes its way from quorn S.A. to port augusta, or you may want to get on at either end for just a one way ride, how ever you choose. The steam train ride itself is a great trip back into time and a must see at least once... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This old steam train runs on a regular basis between Port Augusta and Quorn and is part of the old Ghan railway which ran to Alice Springs.The trip takes most of the day and crosses some great scenery on the way,allowing time for a meal and a look around Quorn.For steam buffs its a must,and the volunteers are very happy... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great to stop and have a look and / or go for a ride. The volunteers are great which makes it a fabulous experience.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This train ride is simply wonderful. You can book online through its website to make sure of getting a ticket. You bag a seat in one of the restored carriages, then watch as the engine reverses down the track to take its place at the head of the train, exhaling clouds of steam, tooting with breathy enthusiasm, and smelling slightly... More

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

As part of our holiday to The Flinders Ranges we decided to do a trip on the Pichi Richi Railway. We travelled from Quorn to Woolshed Flat and back. The volunteers on the train were fabulous. They were so knowledgeable as well as being friendly and helpful. There was beautiful scenery to be seen along the way and I would... More

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Dimboola, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

With the colourful Flinders Ranges as a back drop, the old steam train ride slowly travelled down the track, it was very relaxing in the old carriages, the staff who were all volunteers were very helpful and informative, was a good atmosphere and great to help keep the history alive for future generations.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

When we were in Quorn, the W class locomotive was pulling a set of carriages towards the Summit on its way to Port Augusta. What a sight. Wished we had the time to travel on it!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Loved our trip on this old railway, lovingly run mostly by volunteers. Had heard about it for years before we came, so it was a must-do and did not disappoint.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

My family of five was fortunate to be on board the second last available Explorer Barwell Bull diesel train ride from Quorn to Woolshed Flat return (10:30am-12:45pm) just before the onset of summer wherein the trains would stop operation due to safety concerns arising from possible bush fires. Because it’s the off-peak season, the train was only half full and... More

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