THE PICHI RICHI

Australian Geographic - - Your Society -

T RAVELLERSWHO CAN’T spare the time to do The Ghan can get a taste of it by tak­ing a full-day or half-day trip aboard the Pichi Richi, a re­stored steam or her­itage diesel train op­er­at­ing on the orig­i­nal Ghan route be­tween Port Augusta and Quorn in the pic­turesque Flin­ders Ranges, where blue­bush­cov­ered hills and an­cient rocky out­crops roll past at a re­laxed pace. All trains use his­toric steam or diesel lo­co­mo­tives and re­stored tim­ber car­riages up to 100 years old. The Pichi Richi, named af­ter the pass it trav­els through, has been run by vol­un­teers con­tin­u­ously since 1974.

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