Full day tour to the

North Coast

by steam train

Palmwoods, Yandina & Wildlife HQ or Mapleton & Mapleton Falls 

Saturday 3rd March 2018

Itinerary

Departing from Roma Street our train will stop to pick up passengers at Northgate, Lawnton and Caboolture. The scenery on the North Coast Line is stunning. Once suburbia is left behind the route is through pineapple and citrus plantations and passes the spectacular Glass House Mountains. Areas of virgin scrub and rain forest are also encountered en route to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

The steam train will take us as far as the thriving Hinterland townof Palmwoods.

Our travellers will then have 4 choices:-

A. Join a coach which will take you to Wildlife HQ Woombye take in what this wildlife park has to offer, see many different animals, and grab a bite to eat.

B. Join a coach to travel to Mapleton Falls, then to Mapleton where you can purchase a bite to eat, or a nice cool drink.

C. Stay in Palmwoods, have lunch at one of the several eateries or hotel and have a look around the town.

D. The train will be doing a short trip for local people to Yandina and return. You may purchase an additional ticket to travel on this shuttle.

THE TRAIN: One of Queensland Rail’s preserved main line steam engines and wooden carriages from
Queensland Rail’s heritage fleet will be used.

FARES:

OPTION A: Brisbane to Palmwoods & Wildlife Park HQ (including entry to wildlife park)
Adults $135.00
Pensioners / Seniors $130.00
Children (aged 3yrs to 15yrs) $70.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $340.00
JRFC $20.00
Under 4 yrs old Children sitting on paying adults lap: free of charge

OPTION B: Brisbane to Mapleton & Mapleton Falls

Adults $110.00
Pensioners / Seniors $105.00
Children (aged 4yrs plus) $60.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $280.00
JRFC $10.00
Under 4 yrs old Children sitting on paying adults lap: free of charge

OPTION C: Brisbane to Palmwoods only
Adults $95.00
Pensioners / Seniors $90.00
Children (aged 4yrs plus) $50.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $240.00
Under 4 yrs old Children sitting on paying adults lap: free of charge

OPTION D: Palmwoods to Yandina and return
Adults $30.00
Children (aged 4yrs plus) $15.00

 

ARHS Qld. Div. members may deduct 10% from the total of the fares (maximum five people) if paid for by 17th February, 2018.
JUNIOR RAIL FANS’ CLUB members accompanied by an adult may travel free on the rail only portion. Add $20.00 for option A & $10.00 for option B.

TIMETABLE: A confirmed timetable has not been received from QR but approximate times are:-
Forward Journey              Return Journey
Roma Street 8.40am        Palmwoods 2.30pm
Northgate 8.55                  Caboolture 3.35
Lawnton 9.15                     Lawnton 4.05
Caboolture 9.45                Northgate 4.30
Palmwoods 11.25am        Roma Street 4.55pm

SMOKING: Queensland Rail has a policy of “NO SMOKING” on board all trains and at all railway stations. In accordance with this policy, smoking is not permitted on tour trains and passengers are advised to observe any areas in which smoking is prohibited at stations.

REFRESHMENTS: Light refreshments, cold drinks, chips & sweets will be sold on board.

RESERVATIONS: Bookings may be made:-

By MAIL: Forward the attached booking form with a
cheque, money order, or credit card details to:-
Australian Railway Historical Society Qld Div.
GPO. Box 682, BRISBANE, 4001

By FAX: Fax the booking form and credit card details to:-(07)
3252 1767.

By TELEPHONE: Ring (07) 3252 1759 with your credit card details between 10.00am and 3.00pm, Tuesdays, to Thursdays only.

REFUNDS: Will only be made if an unmarked ticket is returned by 27th February, 2018.

Confirmation Letters will be sent by email 2 weeks prior to
departure date.

Tour Details

Date & Time

Saturday 3rd March 2018

Tour Fare

OPTION A:
Brisbane to Palmwoods & Wildlife Park HQ
(including entry to wildlife park)
Adults $135.00
Pensioners / Seniors $130.00
Children (aged 3yrs to 15yrs) $70.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $340.00
JRFC $20.00
Under 4 yrs old Children sitting on paying adults lap: free of charge

OPTION B:
Brisbane to Mapleton & Mapleton Falls
Adults $110.00
Pensioners / Seniors $105.00
Children (aged 4yrs plus) $60.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $280.00
JRFC $10.00
Under 4 yrs old Children sitting on paying adults lap: free of charge

OPTION C:
Brisbane to Palmwoods only
Adults $95.00
Pensioners / Seniors $90.00
Children (aged 4yrs plus) $50.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $240.00
Under 4 yrs old Children sitting on paying adults lap: free of charge

OPTION D:
Palmwoods to Yandina and return
Adults $30.00
Children (aged 4yrs plus) $15.00

Departure Details

Roma Street 8:40am
Northgate 8:55am
Lawnton 9:15am
Caboolture 9:45am
(Palmwoods - Yandina & return) Palmwoods 11:25am

More information call (07) 3252 1767 ~ arhsqld@bigpond.com

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