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How old is the Prospector train?
The Prospector (train)
|First service||29 November 1971|
|Former operator(s)||WAGR (1971-1975) Westrail (1975-2000) WAGR Commission (2000-2003)|
Does the Australind train still run?
The Australind will be replaced by two accessible Transwa road coaches, one of which will run express between Bunbury and Perth with a stop at Kwinana Station. The other road coach will service the communities along the Australind route. The train is expected to be back in service in early 2021.
Is the Australind train running 2021?
The train is expected to be back in service in early 2021. A range of initiatives will be offered to passengers to compensate for the inconvenience: frequent passengers who have travelled on the Australind three or more times between July and November 2020 will receive 10 free trips.
Where does the australind leave from?
The Australind train travels from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal and back. Bunbury is the gateway to the South West—one of Western Australia’s most popular tourist destinations—and we’ve been getting passengers there since 1947.
How old is the Australind train?
The Australind service began on 24 November 1947 and was hauled initially by U class steam locomotives. With an average speed of 63 km/h (39 mph), it was the fastest narrow gauge passenger train in Australia.
How fast can the Prospector go?
The new railcars are capable of 200 km/h (124 mph), but track conditions restrict their top speed to 160 km/h (99 mph). Nonetheless, they further reduced journey times to 6 hours 45 minutes.
Can I catch a train from Perth to Albany?
No, there are no direct train services from Perth to Albany Park. Travelling from Perth to Albany Park by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.
Is the train running from Bunbury to Perth?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bunbury Stn Transwa Rail Bunbury and arriving at Perth Stn Transwa Rail Perth. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.
How old is the Australind?
Can you catch a train from Perth to Bunbury?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Perth Stn Transwa Rail Perth and arriving at Bunbury Stn Transwa Rail Bunbury. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The distance between Perth and Bunbury is 154 km. The road distance is 172.1 km.
Where does the Prospector leave from?
The Prospector train travels from East Perth Terminal to Kalgoorlie Station and back. Our state-of-the-art high-speed train departs from Perth and Kalgoorlie stations once a day, twice on Monday and Friday.
How much does a prospector cost?
|Production state||Flight ready Introduced in Alpha 3.0|
|Rent (1 day)||41,220 aUEC / 20,610 REC|