Timetable

2021

DayDateTimeServiceDeparts from
September
Saturday25 September10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday26 September10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday28 September10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday30 September10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
October
Saturday2 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday3 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornTrain will cross Coffee Pot at Summit
Sunday3 October12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Monday4 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday5 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday7 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday9 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday10 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday17 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn# May be diesel-hauled subject to fire risk
Saturday23 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaSteam to Quorn, Diesel to Port Augusta, # May be diesel-hauled subject to fire risk
Saturday30 October5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
November
Saturday6 November5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday13 November5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday20 November5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday27 November5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn

2022

DayDateTimeServiceDeparts from
March
Saturday5 March5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday12 March5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday19 March5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday26 March5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
April
Saturday2 April10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaMay be diesel hauled subject to fire risk
Sunday10 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornMay be diesel hauled subject to fire risk
Saturday16 April10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaEaster Saturday
Sunday17 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornEaster Sunday
Monday18 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornEaster Monday
Tuesday19 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday21 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday23 April10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday24 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday24 April12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Monday25 April2:30 PMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornANZAC Day
Tuesday26 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday28 April10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday30 April10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
May
Sunday1 May10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday7 May10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaMother's Day Weekend
Sunday15 May10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday21 May10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday29 May10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
June
Saturday4 June10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Saturday11 June10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaDouble-head Woolshed Flat to Quorn
Saturday11 June10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornDouble-head on return leg
Sunday12 June10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday12 June12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Monday13 June10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday18 June10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday26 June10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornPichi Richi Marathon
July
Saturday2 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday3 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday9 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday10 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday12 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday14 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday16 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday17 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday19 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday21 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday23 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday24 July10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday30 July10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
August
Saturday6 August10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday14 August10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday20 August10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday28 August10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday28 August12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
September
Saturday3 September10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort AugustaFather's Day weekend
Sunday11 September10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday17 September10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday25 September10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
October
Saturday1 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday2 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday2 October12:00 PMCoffee Pot Heritage Rail ExperienceQuorn
Monday3 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornLabour Day Public Holiday
Tuesday4 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday6 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday8 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday9 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Tuesday11 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Thursday13 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Saturday15 October10:30 AMAfghan ExpressPort Augusta
Sunday16 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuorn
Sunday23 October10:30 AMPichi Richi ExplorerQuornMay be diesel hauled subject to fire risk
Saturday29 October10:30 AMAfghan Express - Steam/DieselPort AugustaMay be diesel hauled subject to fire risk
November
Saturday5 November5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday12 November5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday19 November5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn
Saturday26 November5:30 PMSundowner ExplorerQuorn

Current year fares

Afghan Express

Adult return$95.00
Concession return$85.00
Child (4+) return$31.00
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$237.00
Adult one-way$73.00
Concession one-way$68.00
Child (4+) one-way$25.00
Family one-way (2 adults, 2 children)$183.00

Pichi Richi Explorer

Adult return$59.00
Concession return$54.00
Child (4+) return$22.00
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$142.00

Sundowner Explorer

Adult return$59.00
Concession return$54.00
Child (4+) return$22.00
Family return (2 adults, 2 children)$142.00

Coffee Pot

Adult return$220.00

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, and Sundowner Explorer services.

Tickets and booking information

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