Who owns countrylink?


Agency overview
Headquarters Sydney
Parent agency State Rail Authority (1989–2003) RailCorp (2004–2013)
Key document Transport Administration Act, 1988 (NSW)
Website www.countrylink.info

Are trains running from Canberra to Sydney?

Is there a direct train between Canberra and Sydney? Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canberra Station station and arriving at Central Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 9m.

Who owns NSW trains?

TAHE is a State Owned Corporation that holds rail property assets, rolling stock and rail infrastructure in New South Wales.

What is NSW TrainLink intercity?

The NSW TrainLink network is divided into two tiers, branded as Intercity and Regional. Intercity services operate commuter style services, mainly to and from Sydney with limited stops within the metropolitan area. The Intercity network is part of Transport for NSW’s Opal ticketing system.

Is the XPT still running from Brisbane to Sydney?

The Brisbane XPT runs daily from Sydney.

Can you smoke on the Indian Pacific?

You can smoke in the smoking ‘capsule’ while aboard the Indian Pacific, even while it’s ‘parked’ at Central awaiting departure…well you can till new legislation takes effect next year when it will all end.

Where does the train from Canberra to Sydney stop?

A direct train depart daily from Canberra Station station and arriving at Sydney Central Station. The journey takes approximately 4 hours.

Can I use NSW opal card in Canberra?

No, as it is outside the Opal card boundaries. You can book by telephone – within Australia 13 22 32 for the price of a local call, seven days a week 0700 to 2200 hours, or book online at NSW Transport (Regional).

What is CountryLink?

CountryLink was established in January 1989 under the Transport Administration Act 1988 as a business unit of what was then the State Rail Authority to operate all non-metropolitan long distance passenger services. It inherited a fleet of XPT and locomotive-hauled passenger trains.

How many power cars does a CountryLink train have?

The final CountryLink fleet consisted of two train types, XPT (19 power cars and 60 carriages) and Xplorers (23 carriages). The XPT fleet was maintained at the purpose built XPT Service Centre.

What is NSW TrainLink TrainLink?

NSW TrainLink operates regional and intercity train and coach services to more than 365 destinations in NSW, Queensland, the ACT and Victoria. Some booking restrictions are in place to ensure people who live in regional New South Wales can get seats, but in most cases, you’re able to book online up to 6 months in advance. Eligibility.

Where are the CountryLink XPT trains built?

Based on British Rail’s Intercity 125, the CountryLink XPTs were built in Australia and have been adapted to Australian conditions. On 18 Sept. 1992 at Culcairn, north of Albury, New South Wales, the CountryLink XPT set a new speed record of 193 km/h.