The Australian Railway Historical Society Queensland Division operating as Sunshine Express Rail Tours, run on a monthly basis, day or half-day tours using preserved steam engines and wooden carriages from Queensland Rail’s heritage fleet. These engines and carriages are owned and maintained by Queensland Rail for charter for special excursions. Tours operate to a range of destinations including Toowoomba, North Coast and the Suburban lines of Brisbane. Long distance rail tours in Queensland also operate on an annual basis. The Society has had more than 60 years experience in running in excess of 1000 tours.