Timetable

2024

DayDateTimeServiceDeparts fromRemarks
May
Saturday25 May10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
June
Saturday8 June10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday9 June10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Monday10 June10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday22 June10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
July
Saturday6 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Monday8 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday9 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday11 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday13 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday14 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday16 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday18 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday20 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Saturday27 July10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornRailFest Weekend: Double-head on return from Woolshed Flat - arrive Quorn approx 1:00 pm
Saturday27 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaRailFest Weekend: One way train from PA to Quorn - double-head from Woolshed Flat - arrive Quorn approx 1:00 pm - with complimentary bus from Quorn Railway Station to PA departing at 9:00 am
Sunday28 July9:30 AMRailFest ShuttleQuornMultiple Services - Quorn to Dog Crossing or Summit and return - commencing 9.30 am
August
Sunday4 August12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Sunday18 August10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday31 August10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
September
Sunday15 September10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday28 September10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Monday30 September10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
October
Tuesday1 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday3 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday5 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday6 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday6 October12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Monday7 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday8 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday10 October10:00 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday12 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaDiesel. May be steam hauled subject to fire risk and crew availability
Saturday26 October5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
November
Saturday2 November5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday16 November5:00 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn

Current year fares

Afghan Express

Adult return$118
Concession return$109
Child (4+) return$60
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$297
Adult one-way$91
Concession one-way$84
Child (4+) one-way$46
Family one-way (2 adults, 2 children)$228

Pichi Richi Explorer

Adult return$74
Concession return$68
Child (4+) return$37
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$184

Sundowner Explorer

Adult return$74
Concession return$68
Child (4+) return$37
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$184

Coffee Pot

Adult return$285

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, and Sundowner Explorer services.

Tickets and booking information

See the bookings page for booking information.