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Climb aboard the legendary Gulflander for a rail journey unlike any other. Originally built to connect the once bustling river port of Normanton with the rich gold fields of Croydon, today the Gulflander is a tourism icon and working tribute to the early pioneers of the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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Affectionately said to go from 'nowhere to nowhere', the Normanton to Croydon line was never connected to the state rail network. This isolated railway is heritage listed and the only line in Queensland still measured in miles.

Old RM93 is the longest serving railmotor the line has seen and one of only a few still running in Australia. Built in 1950 it provides a unique experience where you can sit up with the driver and take in his view of this rugged lane. During the journey, passengers will learn about the diverse Gulf landscape and its rich past.

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  • Car park
    Car park
  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Public Telephone
    Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
    Public Toilet
  • Public Transport
    Public Transport
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area

Other Information

Children are welcome. Children are classified as between four and 14 years of age.

Guests with a disability are catered for please contact Normanton Station for further details.

Cancellation Information:
Cancellation policy applies to any confirmed ticket. Please contact Normanton Station to discuss your requirements.
Schedules may vary due to climatic or track maintenance.

Further Details:
Normanton is home to the Gulflander and the prominent station building is a grand structure, well worth a visit for its little museum and assortment of interesting artefacts.

Tariff Information:
Gulflander pension/senior rates available for Australian residents only, student rate available for Australian students with current identification.



Drivers of the Gulflander are accredited Savannah Guides. During the journey passengers will learn about the diverse Gulf landscape and its rich past. With fascinating trivia, species identification, amusing stories and colourful characters, the guides aboard the Gulflander will keep you entertained throughout.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Croydon
  • Normanton

Transport Service Travels To

  • Normanton
  • Croydon

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Return price per person.

Other Information

Children: Contact operator for further details.

Disabled: Contact operator for further details.

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07 4745 1391
1800 620 324


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