News articles and media releases

Read the editorial about Pichi Richi Railway and a number of our dedicated volunteers in the December 2022 / January 2023 edition of R.M.Williams Outback magazine.
Transcontinental 2 September 1981

Quorn is officially South Australia's best tiny town after taking out top honours in the SA Top Tourism Town Awards. The Transcontinental 19 May 2022

Mayor Greg Flint said it was a thrill to receive the award after Quorn put in so much effort as both a town and a community to lift its tourism profile. "As a town and community we have so much more on the horizon to achieve," he said.

Quorn will now represent the state at the Australian Top Tourism Town Awards later in the year.

SA Weekend 9 May 2015

FIVE years ago, the enthusiasts at the Pichi Richi Railway Preservation Society peeled back

some masonite on a decrepit rail carriage they were restoring and stumbled onto

a little piece of Australian history.

 Carved in the wooden interior of Car 5 were names and numbers. They figured out the

scratchings, graffiti really, had been left by soldiers who had used the carriage to travel to and

from the fighting in World War II.

Advertiser 13 April 2015

Pichi Richi Railway Preservation Society was the winner of the Tourist Attraction category in the 2021 South Australian Tourism Awards.

ABC Radio interview by Deb Tribe with John Wilson on Sat 14 Aug 2021