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Kuranda Scenic Railway

The Kuranda Scenic Railway operates from Cairns to Kuranda and return, with the journey taking around 2 hours, with a stop at 'Freshwater' station for tour buses, and one at Barron Falls to observe the waterfall. A pair of 1720 class locomotives haul each train with two down services services operating each morning, and two up services in the evening.

Pull chart in the signal box at Kuranda

24 August 2014 12:34 PM
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Disused signal indicators on display up high in the signal box at Kuranda

24 August 2014 12:34 PM
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Inside the signal box at Kuranda

24 August 2014 12:33 PM
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Locomotive 1756 stabled at Kuranda station before the return journey to Cairns

24 August 2014 12:31 PM
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Locomotives 1771 and 1756 stabled at Kuranda station before the return journey to Cairns

24 August 2014 12:30 PM
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Both train sets stabled at Kuranda station before their return journeys to Cairns

24 August 2014 12:30 PM
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Trains stabled before the return journey at Kuranda station

24 August 2014 12:30 PM
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Signal box on the island platform at Kuranda

24 August 2014 12:29 PM
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Trains stabled before the return journey at Kuranda station

24 August 2014 12:28 PM
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Trains stabled before the return journey at Kuranda station

24 August 2014 12:23 PM
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Tracks towards Cairns depart Kuranda

24 August 2014 12:17 PM
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Looking across the gorge to Barron Falls station

From the Skyrail cable car

24 August 2014 12:14 PM
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Kuranda-bound train departs Barron Falls station after the photo stop

24 August 2014 11:37 AM
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Looking across the gorge to Barron Falls and the railway on the southern side

24 August 2014 11:36 AM
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Looking over Barron Falls to the railway on the other side of the gorge

24 August 2014 11:33 AM
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How is that for timing - I'm on the cable car as the Kuranda-bound train stops at Barron Falls station

24 August 2014 11:33 AM
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Three 'Gold Class' carriages in the centre of the consist

24 August 2014 09:36 AM
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Locomotive 1764 with the old QR logo pointed out, and the new Queensland Rail logo on the cab side

24 August 2014 09:35 AM
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Locomotives 1734 and 1764 lead the 9.30am train out of Cairns

24 August 2014 09:35 AM
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Train driver enters trip details into the DTC console inside the cab

Direct Train Control (DTC) is an electronic train order system used in Queensland on lines that don't warrant full signalling. More details at: http://www.railgrafx.id.au/Articles/DirectTrafficControl.pdf

24 August 2014 09:26 AM
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Tail end of the train before departure from Cairns platform 2

24 August 2014 09:21 AM
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Kuranda Scenic Railway carriage CKV5004

With a guards van at the tail end

24 August 2014 09:10 AM
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Kuranda Scenic Railway carriage BL5804

24 August 2014 09:10 AM
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Kuranda Scenic Railway carriage BL5401

24 August 2014 09:10 AM
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