train travel terms & conditions Timetables subject to change. the balance 60 days prior to travel. For Red Standard, Call 13 21 47 for current timetable information. Gold Standard and Platinum Standard fares for travel 7 Conditions of Carriage days or less from the date of booking, full payment is The terms and conditions appearing below are a required at the time of booking. summary only of the full terms of travel and conditions Great Southern Rail reserves the right to charge an which you accept when you travel with Great Southern additional fee for transactions paid by credit card. Rail. The full terms and conditions (“the Conditions”) may CanCellations & amendments be obtained from your booking agent or any office of The following schedule of fees (per person and/ or Great Southern Rail upon request, and can also be found per vehicle) will be levied in respect of cancellation of on Great Southern Rail’s website at www.gsr.com.au. By normal fares: booking train travel with Great Southern Rail, you agree More 42 days before departure: 10% of total fare to be bound by the Conditions. 7-42 days before departure: 50% of total fare fitness for travel Before making a reservation, you must advise Great Southern Rail if you are ill, injured or have a medical Less than 7 days before departure: 100% of total fare Please note that all special discounted fares are non motorail service fares and timetables refundable and non transferable. condition which may make it unsafe for you or other guests travelling onboard our trains. The full terms and Amendment Fees: motorail vehicle costs $^ valid from 1 april 2009 to 31 march 2010 conditions of the Great Southern Rail’s Fitness For Travel Policy may be obtained from your booking agent or any These apply where the value of the fare is decreased. The applicable fee is $20. up to 5.5m 5.5 to 7.0m edition I march 2009 office of Great Southern Rail upon request, and can also be found on Great Southern Rail’s website at travel insuranCe length length Travel insurance is strongly suggested to protect your www.gsr.com.au holiday plans. Please enquire at the time of booking. the ghan $ $ train fares If your car is being conveyed on our Motorail Service, it is Fares are quoted in Australian dollars inclusive of GST. suggested that you have transit insurance. Adelaide - Alice Springs 755 955 Fares apply for travel from 1 April 2009 to 31 March luggage Alice Springs - Darwin 449 549 2010, but are subject to change without notice. 40 kilograms of luggage per person may be conveyed Adelaide - Darwin 899 999 Return fares are generally double the one way fares. free of charge in the luggage car. This allows 2 items Discount fares may be advertised from time to time but not exceeding 20kg each and not exceeding 180 linear Darwin - Alice Springs 199 399 these may carry different conditions. centimetres. Excess luggage prices on application. Due Alice Springs - Adelaide 199 399 All fares include a fuel price surcharge. to space constraints, guests should only take onboard ConCession train fares hand luggage required for their journey. Remaining Darwin - Adelaide 199 399 luggage should be checked in up to 60 minutes before Pensioners, Commonwealth Seniors Health Card holders indian pacific $ $ departure. Unchecked luggage is carried at owner’s risk. and Children that meet the following criteria are eligible Cardboard, plastic or wooden boxes, garbage bags or for a Concession fare: tea chests will not be accepted as baggage. Bags should Sydney - Perth 899 999 Pensioner Fares: are only available to Australian be secured and carry the owner’s name, destination and Perth - Sydney 689 799 pensioners holding a valid PCC Card. Australian contact phone number both inside and outside the bag. Pensioners holding travel vouchers may be entitled to Explosive, combustible and inflammable materials are Sydney - Adelaide 359 449 further reduction. Please enquire. prohibited. Items such as foodstuffs, plants, animals and Adelaide - Sydney 419 499 To receive concessional travel fares, Great Southern Rail furniture cannot be accepted as personal luggage. is required to confirm your eligibility for the concession You may take the following luggage onboard: Adelaide - Perth 669 799 electronically with Centrelink. If you do not want this to Perth - Adelaide 349 399 Platinum Service – Twin Berth and Double Berth happen you will need to contact Centrelink to obtain a Sleeper Cabins: Pension Concession Letter as proof of your eligibility May take one small suitcase not exceeding 10 kilograms the OVeRLand $ $ for the concession and provide this directly to Great per person plus hand luggage including garment bag, Adelaide - Melbourne 229 329 Southern Rail before the concession can be given. cabin bag, briefcase. Australian Commonwealth Seniors Health Card Holder: Gold Service – Twin Berth – Sleeper Cabin: Melbourne - Adelaide 229 329 Must hold a valid card. May take one small suitcase not exceeding 10 kilograms per person plus hand luggage including garment bag, Maximum width 2.2m. Height limits: Sydney-Adelaide 1.57m, Adelaide- Wheel track inner must Pensioner and Commonwealth Seniors Health Card cabin bag, briefcase. Perth 1.94m, Adelaide-Alice Springs/Darwin 2.00m, Adelaide-Melbourne be greater than 0.92m Holders may be entitled to Concession Fares that are 1.57m. Subject to height restrictions 4WD vehicles may be conveyed partly or fully funded by the Commonwealth or State Gold Service – Single Berth – Sleeper Cabin: between Adelaide, Perth, Alice Springs and Darwin. governments. To qualify for Concession Fares, Australian May take hand luggage including garment bag, cabin Motorail carriage on all Great Southern Rail services is subject to certain Pensioner or Commonwealth Seniors Health Cards must bag, briefcase. conditions of carriage. These can be obtained from our website be presented at the time of booking, must be valid as at Red Service – Sleeper Cabin: www.gsr.com.au or by calling 13 21 47. AUD $250 is the limit of liability in the time of travel and must be carried at all times during May take hand luggage including garment bag, cabin respect of destruction, loss or damage to your vehicle. travel. Not all sectors are included in arrangements for bag, briefcase. ^Accompanied vehicles only. Please refer to www.gsr.com.au for full Wheel track outer must the funding of concessions. Red Service – Day/Nighter Seat: Terms and Conditions. not exceed 1.90m May take cabin bag. Funding for concessions may be withdrawn subsequent to the printing of this document and any fares quoted Due to cabin space constraints, it is recommended Gold may therefore change without notice. Service guests take an ‘overnight bag’ containing the requirements for their journey with them in their cabin To book your Train Holiday call Child Fares: are available to children aged 4-15 years inclusive or where a child occupies a seat or berth. and check in all their luggage. Please note, checked in luggage cannot be accessed during the journey. GreaT SouTHern rail on 13 21 47, Infants travel free on Great Southern Rail services unless the infant is to occupy a seat or berth. In this instance, fuel PriCe surCharge ViST www.GSr.com.au or conTacT the infant is to be booked as a child, and the Child fare applies. All fares are inclusive of a fuel price surcharge. non smoking PoliCy your licenSed TraVel aGenT. All Great Southern Rail services are entirely smoke tiCketing & Payment free in accordance with relevant state government For Full ScHeduled SerVice deTailS ViSiT Bookings for travel sectors less than $100 per person must be paid at the time of booking. Rail Saver fares regulations. You agree to comply with Great Southern www.GSr.com.au/FareS-and-TimeTableS 01076CDGM 09/10 ED 1 and other special fares require full payment at time of Rail’s strict No Smoking Policy. great Southern Rail travel pty Ltd booking. Red Standard and Gold Standard fares require PO Box 445, Marleston Business Centre Marleston SA 5033 full payment within 7 days of booking. Platinum Standard email: email@example.com facsimile: (08) 8213 4329 fares require 50% payment within 7 days of booking and Travel Agent Licence No. TTA 164 190 ABN 84 088 933 742 ACN 088 933 742 indian pacific the ghan the overland fares & timetables fares & timetables fares & timetables timetables (valid 01/04/2009 to 31/03/2010) timetables (valid 01/04/2009 to 31/03/2010) timetables & fares (valid 01/04/2009 to 31/03/2010) SYdneY – adeLaide – peRth adeLaide – aLice SpRingS – daRwin Operates during ADULT^ RAIL Operates during faRe tYpe SECTOR ADULT* CONC.* Operates all year 1 Sep to 6 Dec 2009 Operates all year RETURN SAVER †* 1 Apr to 18 Nov 2009 and 5 Jan to 31 Mar 2010 MEL/ADL 134 95 223 N/A SUN WED Red pReMiUM SAT WED Depart Adelaide 12.20pm 12.20pm SeRVice ADL/MEL 134 95 223 N/A Depart Sydney 2.55pm 2.55pm SUN THU MON THU MEL/ADL 90 45 151 57 Arrive Broken Hill 6.40am 6.40am Arrive Alice Springs 1.45pm 1.45pm Red SeRVice Depart Broken Hill 8.20am 8.20am Depart Alice Springs 6.00pm 6.00pm ADL/MEL 90 45 151 57 Arrive Adelaide 3.05pm 3.05pm TUE FRI Depart Adelaide 6.40pm 6.40pm adeLaide – MeLBOURne Arrive Katherine 9.00am 9.00am MON FRI red Premium Arrive Kalgoorlie 7.10pm 7.10pm Depart Katherine 1.00pm 1.00pm MON WED FRI red service $ Arrive Darwin 5.30pm 6.30pm service $ Depart Kalgoorlie 10.40pm 10.40pm TUE SAT (a,s) (C) (a) (C) (s) daRwin – aLice SpRingS – adeLaide Arrive Perth 9.10am 9.10am Operates during Adelaide DEP 7.40am 7.40am 7.40am peRth – adeLaide – SYdneY Operates all year 1 Apr to 18 Nov 2009 Operates during WED SAT Murray Bridge DEP 9.35am 9.50am 9.35am 25 21 17 12 12 Operates all year 1 Sep to 6 Dec 2009 Depart Darwin 10.00am 9.00am and 5 Jan to 31 Mar 2010 Arrive Katherine 1.40pm 12.40pm Bordertown DEP 11.28am 11.42am 11.28am 57 43 38 22 23 WED SUN Depart Perth 11.55am 11.55am Depart Katherine 6.20pm 4.45pm THU SUN Nhill DEP 12.48pm 12.50pm 12.48pm 77 56 52 28 30 Arrive Kalgoorlie 9.50pm 10.20pm THU MON Arrive Alice Springs 9.10am 11.15am Dimboola DEP 1.17pm 1.32pm 1.17pm 77 56 52 28 30 Depart Kalgoorlie 1.40am 1.40am Depart Alice Springs 12.45pm 3.15pm FRI TUE FRI MON Horsham DEP 1.40pm 1.55pm 1.40pm 82 60 55 29 31 Arrive Adelaide 7.20am 7.20am Arrive Adelaide 1.10pm 1.10pm Depart Adelaide 10.00am 10.00am Ararat DEP 3.28pm 3.28pm 3.21pm 98 70 66 34 37 Arrive Broken Hill 4.30pm 4.30pm fares (valid 01/04/2009 to 31/03/2010) Depart Broken Hill 6.30pm 6.30pm Red Service $ NS Geelong DEP 5.23pm 5.23pm 5.23pm 134 95 90 45 49 SAT WED platinum gold $ peR peRSOn One waY Arrive Sydney 10.15am 10.15am Service $ Service $ Sleeper cabin day/nighter Seat Melbourne ARR 6.40pm 6.40pm 6.40pm 134 95 90 45 49 adelaide-darwin/Katherine or v.v. fares (valid 01/04/2009 to 31/03/2010) Adult 2987 1973 1312 716 MeLBOURne – adeLaide gold Red Service $ Australian Pensioner#/CSHC/Child N/A 1357 800 331 $ peR peRSOn One waY Service $ Sleeper cabin day/nighter Seat red Premium Sydney-perth or v.v. BackPacker/Student/YHA~ N/A 1973 877 363 TUE THU SAT service $ red service $ Adult 2008 1362 716 Rail Saver* N/A N/A N/A 363 (a,s) (C) (a) (C) (s) Australian Pensioner#/CSHC/Child 1399 887 286 adelaide-alice Springs or v.v. BackPacker/Student/YHA~ 2008 973 313 Adult N/A 1019 656 358 Melbourne DEP 8.05am 8.05am 8.40am Rail Saver* N/A N/A 313 Australian Pensioner#/CSHC/Child N/A 701 400 166 BackPacker/Student/YHA~ N/A 1019 438 182 NS Geelong DEP 9.47am 9.47am 9.47am 55 41 37 21 22 adelaide-perth or v.v. Rail Saver* N/A N/A N/A 182 Ararat DEP 11.49am 11.49am 11.49am Adult 1514 1036 458 55 41 37 21 22 alice Springs-darwin or v.v. Australian Pensioner#/CSHC/Child 1022 628 211 Adult N/A 1019 656 358 Horsham DEP 12.56pm 12.56pm 12.56pm 74 54 50 27 29 BackPacker/Student/YHA~ 1514 689 231 Australian Pensioner#/CSHC/Child N/A 701 400 166 Rail Saver* N/A N/A 231 Dimboola DEP 1.22pm 1.22pm 1.22pm 79 58 53 28 30 BackPacker/Student/YHA~ N/A 1019 438 182 Sydney-adelaide or v.v. Rail Saver* N/A N/A N/A 182 Nhill DEP 1.46pm 1.46pm 1.46pm 94 68 63 33 36 Adult 694 501 308 the ghan and indian pacific terms and conditions: *Rail Saver fares payment required at time of booking. Australian Pensioner#/CSHC/Child 527 365 130 No changes permitted. Non refundable. Non transferable. 100% cancellation fee. Subject to availability. Bordertown DEP 2.04pm 2.04pm 2.04pm 94 68 63 33 36 BackPacker/Student/YHA~ 694 400 142 Note: Return fares are generally double the one way fare. All fares inclusive of fuel price surcharge. Other sector fares on application. v.v. = vice versa. CSHC = Commonwealth Seniors Health Card Holder. All fares Murray Bridge DEP 3.57pm 4.04pm 3.57pm 125 89 84 42 45 Rail Saver* N/A N/A 142 and timetables are subject to change without notice. #Please refer to the Terms and Conditions page. For full terms and conditions please visit www.gsr.com.au Sydney-Broken hill or v.v. darwin Rail terminal transfers: The Darwin Rail Terminal is situated approximately 20 minutes drive south Adelaide ARR 5.45pm 5.45pm 5.45pm 134 95 90 45 49 Adult 594 386 238 of the city centre. Complimentary coach transfers are provided for Gold Service guests to/from the Mantra on The Esplanade, 88 The Esplanade, Darwin (The Ghan’s central drop off and collection point) or direct to/from the Overland terms and conditions: (a)Adult (c)Child / Australian Pensioner / Commonwealth Australian Pensioner#/CSHC/Child 502 294 123 one of the following resort choices: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Darwin Central, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Esplanade, Seniors Health Card Holder (S)Student, BackPacker, YHA. *Per Person One Way. ^Per Person Return. BackPacker/Student/YHA~ Mirambeena Resort, SKYCITY Darwin, Novotel Atrium, Palms City Resort, Cullen Bay Serviced Apartments. † 594 322 135 Payment required at time of booking. No changes permitted. Non refundable (100% cancellation fee) Please enquire at the time of booking. Red Service guests may purchase a coach transfer between Darwin Rail Subject to availability. Rail Saver* N/A N/A 135 Terminal and Darwin Coach Terminal (67/69 Mitchell St), in the heart of Darwin for $15 per person one-way. Please ensure you are at the station 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. Transfers are purchased upon boarding the coach.