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Tilt Train

Roma Street | Roma Street Railway Station, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 1800 872 467
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Almost excellent

I traveled business class and the service on board was excellent. The seat was roomy and there was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nessiemcdonald
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Australia
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Spirit of Queensland, Rockhampton to Townsville

I recently used the Spirit of Queensland on the 14/15th March. The journey was from Rockhampton to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tom G
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Townsville, Australia
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The Tilt Train not only transports you through some of the most beautiful scenery, it also extends the gift of more time to explore it. The Tilt Train between Brisbane and Rockhampton operates almost daily in each direction. Escape the everyday with an experience onboard the new generation of train travel, the Spirit of Queensland, travelling the Queensland coast between Brisbane and Cairns. Designed for relaxation, the Spirit of Queensland combines modern seating and entertainment options with the romance of long distance rail travel.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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Roma Street | Roma Street Railway Station, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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+61 1800 872 467

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I traveled business class and the service on board was excellent. The seat was roomy and there was access to power to charge my phone. Free wifi was a good touch although it ran out very quickly. The hot food on board was delicious and...More

Thank nessiemcdonald
QueenslandRailTravel, Customer Service - Queensland Rail Travel at Tilt Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nessie, Thank you for your feedback - we're delighted you enjoyed the onboard facilities and service! We are sorry to hear about the setbacks experienced, but will of course share this with the relevant teams. Wishing you safe onward travels. Customer Service - Queensland...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently used the Spirit of Queensland on the 14/15th March. The journey was from Rockhampton to Townsville . As usual the staff were efficient and smiling, always there to assist passengers. The one complaint would be about the smokers who are able to smoke...More

1  Thank Tom G
QueenslandRailTravel, Customer Service - Queensland Rail Travel at Tilt Train, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tom, Thank you for sharing your feedback - we've shared this with the relevant teams for future improvements. We apologise you were impacted by people smoking on the platform't as this isn't allowed - we hope this wasn't throughout the entire trip. We understand...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled in a premium economy seat from Brisbane To Bundaberg and it was a great experience. Staff where friendly, seats where comfy, a range of movies, tv shows, and albums to listen to, and the food was excellent. This was my first time on...More

1  Thank adrian425
QueenslandRailTravel, Customer Service - Queensland Rail Travel at Tilt Train, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Adrian, Thank you for your glowing endorsement of the Spirit of Queensland - it's certainly a fantastic combination of comfort and convenience! We'd love to know what you ordered for your meals (asking for a friend)... we hope to see you onboard again soon!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience, our trip from Nambour to Townsville was fabulous. Something we had never done before was to take an overnight train journey, We both thoroughly enjoyed this trip. Settling in to our premium economy seats we were greeted by the friendly staff who...More

Thank Ross B
QueenslandRailTravel, Customer Service - Queensland Rail Travel at Tilt Train, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ross, Thank you for sharing your feedback - we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your first overnight long-distance train! We're not surprised to hear the staff helped make the journey an enjoyable one - they love what they do. We're glad you were able...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Absolutely loved it.... staff fantastic, such happy people. Of course there will be things that some passengers can pick on, but myself and friend had a great time. Met some lovely people in the club carriage. slept well in the pods, food was acceptable, plenty...More

Thank champagnecas
QueenslandRailTravel, Customer Service - Queensland Rail Travel at Tilt Train, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us - we're so glad you enjoyed the experience, from our lovely staff to the onboard entertainment and of course, travelling with your friend! We wish you safe onward travels and, we'd love to have you back onboard...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Cannot believe how quiet this train was. At 163 Kph., 101Mph. you could here me whispering in my video recorder. This was quite an experience. It doesn't get up to full speed very often because of stops and curves but when it does, it flies!...More

Thank RcbMtb
QueenslandRailTravel, Customer Service - Queensland Rail Travel at Tilt Train, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for sharing your feedback - we're so glad to hear you enjoyed the journey (and hurtling along!)... we have no doubt there was plenty for you to watch in the onboard entertainment and outside the train! Wishing you safe onward travels and we'd...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

We come across this Train information when doing a google online re Trains from Brisbane: As our accommodation was was at the Hotel Jen it was only a short stroll to the Roma Street Station to catch train: Checking in of luggage for was efficient...More

Thank Toshes
QueenslandRailTravel, Customer Service - Queensland Rail Travel at Tilt Train, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for sharing your feedback. Thank you for making our tilt train your first long-distance train journey :) We will certainly pass your feedback regarding complimentary beverages to appropriate teams, for future review and improvement. The Tilt Train unfortunately doesn't have all inclusive meals...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

No privacy and meals served up as if in a plane and reheated luckily staff do their best given the circumstancesMore

Thank Vigette2208
QueenslandRailTravel, Customer Service - Queensland Rail Travel at Tilt Train, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We're dismayed it was such a disappointing trip for you and would love to know more information for review and improvement purposes. We aren't surprised you had lovely feedback for our dedicated staff, as they are all superstars. Please...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Tilt Train is a convenient , relaxed means of travelling from one destination to another in Queensland. You will experience a greater standard of comfort than bus travel, on the Tilt Train. The facilities are well appointed and clean. The staff are helpful, efficient...More

Thank Svetlana R
QueenslandRailTravel, Customer Service - Queensland Rail Travel at Tilt Train, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi Svetlana, Thank you for your wonderful feedback - we're delighted to learn it's your preferred method of travel when heading to Brisbane! We're intrigued to know if you ever take advantage of the wifi onboard? We hope to be able to deliver you to...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Having travelled on both the India Pacific and the Ghan on previous visits, we had great expectations for our trip from Brisbane to Cairns on the Spirit of Queensland. Sadly they were not realised. We flew up from Sydney arriving 3 hours before departure so...More

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QueenslandRailTravel, Customer Service - Queensland Rail Travel at Tilt Train, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience - we'd be lying if we said we weren't disappointed that this journey didn't live up to your expectations. Unfortunately, due to some areas along the rail corridor being deemed residential and in some places, containing many bends, for...More

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Brenda N
2 July 2017|
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Response from santo t | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I did the trip from Townsville to Brisbane last January. Generally speaking, the legroom was OK, quite spacious for normal size passengers. However, some people prefer a kind of pedestal to lift the feet during sleep... More
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Sandy E
9 June 2017|
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Response from brissietourist | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sandy, as another reviewer has answered, yes you are supplied with towels and a very nice 'comfort pack' Staff come around and set up the Air Beds which are very comfortable. Enjoy your trip.
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PGS
9 May 2017|
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Response from QueenslandRailTravel | Property representative |
Hi there, The Spirit of Queensland is the only train service running from Brisbane to Cairns and the duration is 24 hours (over 1,681kms and a number of stops...but it's a pretty fast train!) Being one of our newer... More
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