Timetable

2018

DayDateTimeServiceDeparts from
October
Saturday20 October10:30 AMAfghan Express - Steam/DieselPort AugustaMay be diesel-hauled subject to fire risk
Sunday28 October10:30 AMBarwell BullQuorn
November
Saturday3 November5:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
Saturday10 November5:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
Saturday17 November5:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
Saturday24 November5:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn

2019

DayDateTimeServiceDeparts from
March
Saturday9 March6:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
Saturday16 March6:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
Saturday23 March6:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
Saturday30 March6:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
April
Sunday7 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornMay be diesel or steam-hauled subject to requirements & fire risk
Saturday13 April10:30 AMAfghan Express - Steam/DieselPort AugustaDiesel - Port Augusta to Quorn, Steam - Quorn to Port Augusta
Sunday14 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday16 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday18 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday20 April10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday21 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornEaster Day: Coffee Pot Experience - Trains cross at Summit
Sunday21 April12:00 PMCoffee Pot Luncheon SpecialQuornEaster Day
Monday22 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornEaster Monday - Public Holiday
Tuesday23 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday25 April2:30 PMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornANZAC Day
Saturday27 April10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday28 April10:30 AMBarwell BullQuorn
May
Saturday4 May10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday12 May10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornMother's Day
Saturday18 May10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday26 May10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
June
Saturday1 June10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday2 June10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornYx141 return to service & Quorn to Summit shuttles from 2.00 pm
Saturday8 June10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday9 June10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornCoffee Pot Experience - Trains cross at Summit
Sunday9 June12:00 PMCoffee Pot Luncheon SpecialQuorn
Monday10 June10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornQueen's Birthday Long Weekend
Sunday16 June10:30 AMBarwell BullQuorn
Saturday22 June10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Saturday29 June10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornPichi Richi Marathon on Sunday 30 June 2019
July
Saturday6 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday7 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday9 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday11 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday13 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday14 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday16 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday18 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday20 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday21 July10:30 AMBarwell BullQuorn
Sunday28 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
August
Saturday3 August10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday11 August10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday17 August10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday25 August10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornCoffee Pot Experience - Trains cross at Summit
Sunday25 August12:00 PMCoffee Pot Luncheon SpecialQuorn
Saturday31 August10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaFather's Day Weekend
September
Saturday7 September10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday15 September10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday21 September10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Saturday28 September10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday29 September10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
October
Tuesday1 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday3 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday5 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornDouble Header Special on Return Leg - Expected Return to Quorn 1.30 PM
Saturday5 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaDouble Header Special WF to Quorn. Return Service 3.00 PM from Quorn
Sunday6 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornCoffee Pot Experience - Trains cross at Summit
Sunday6 October12:00 PMCoffee Pot Luncheon SpecialQuorn
Tuesday8 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday10 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday12 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday13 October10:30 AMBarwell BullQuorn
Sunday20 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornMay be diesel-hauled subject to fire risk
Saturday26 October10:30 AMAfghan Express - Steam/DieselPort AugustaSteam to Quorn, Diesel to Port Augusta; May be diesel-hauled subject to fire risk
November
Saturday2 November6:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
Saturday9 November6:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
Saturday16 November6:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
Saturday23 November6:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn
Saturday30 November6:30 PMTwilight ExplorerQuorn

Current Year Fares

Afghan Express

Adult return$87.00
Concession return$81.00
Child (4+) return$29.00
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$213.00
Adult one-way$61.00
Concession one-way$57.00
Child (4+) one-way$21.00
Family one-way (2 adults, 2 children)$149.00

Pichi Richi Explorer

Adult return$53.00
Concession return$49.00
Child (4+) return$19.00
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$127.00

Barwell Bull

Adult return$53.00
Concession return$49.00
Child (4+) return$19.00
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$127.00

Twilight Explorer

Adult return$53.00
Concession return$49.00
Child (4+) return$19.00
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$127.00

Coffee Pot

Adult return$186.00

A discount of 10% off the combined total fare applies for group bookings of 15 or more paying passengers travelling on the Pichi Richi Explorer, Afghan Express, Twilight Explorer and Barwell Bull services.

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