Pichi Richi Railway has been recognised by a number of awards.
Permanent Way Institution SA Section
- Trackwork Achievement Award, 2002
This award was received for the Stirling North to Port Augusta track extension project.
View the submission for this award. (400kB PDF file)
Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Awards
- Award of Distinction – Heritage and Cultural Tourism category, 1997
State Bank South Australian Tourism Awards
- Judges' Commendation – Significant Local Attractions category, 1992
- Winner – Tourist Attractions category, 1987
Flinders Ranges Regional Tourist Association Inc.
- Tourism Award Winner for the Most Significant Tourist Enterprise, 1987
- Tourism Award Winner for the Most Significant Tourism Enterprise, 1984
South Australian Association of Regional Tourist Organisations Inc.
- Harry Dowling Award for Tourism Excellence, 1984