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NSW Transport - Train

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 13 15 00
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Daylight v overnight

We travelled from Melbourne to Sydney in a first class overnight sleeper. The experience was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Geoffrey H
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Melbourne, Australia
Sydney to Coffs Harbour

This review will be 5 stars,all because of the staff. Booking a seat was easy but seeing what... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martin D
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Sydney, Australia
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We travelled from Melbourne to Sydney in a first class overnight sleeper. The experience was appalling. Our lavatory had not been cleaned; the cabin attendant’s reaction - “Well, you don’t expect me to clean it!” Her solution, a notice on the door “Temporarily out of...More

Thank Geoffrey H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This review will be 5 stars,all because of the staff. Booking a seat was easy but seeing what particular seats were available was another thing.A quick call to the reservations section quickly put me straight. Staff on board were very pleasant. Buffet prices were reasonable.Dinner...More

Thank Martin D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the sceneries, the color of the mountains change from a distance. A lot of hike and stairs but it wall all paid off.

Thank GEN G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We caught the XPT Train from Brisbane to Sydney and were very pleased with the ease and efficiency. We had a sleeper car and the only tip I would have is bring your own dinner. They have a buffet car but the food is not...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We took the overnight train to Brisbane from Sydney leaving at 2:30 pm from Central Station. We were in a twinette cabin, with a shared toilet/ shower with another cabin. The seats didn't recline, the cabin could do with a picture or map to at...More

Thank D1396LOsusanb
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

It is not very often that the front people of a government department get the accolades they deserve. The people on the phone bookings for the XPT are so professional and helpful. I recently booked for myself and 2 friends getting on the train in...More

Thank Lynn28121946
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

It was a great experience travelling. The tickets were reasonably priced. However, the only thing is that they don't offer a free meal for the long journeys: on a 7 hour trip. The staff were friendly, and the place is very cleanly.

Thank Lindsay R
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

The train service was replace with buses due to track work. I was told by uninformed platform staff 4 different location to wait for the bus. Total disorganisation!!!

Thank Bec A
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Today my sister and I planned to catch a train at 12:40 pm from Woy Woy, arriving at Central Station at 1:59 pm to see Prascilla Queen of the Desert at 3 pm. We arrived at the train station to find the trains out of...More

1  Thank Jessica P
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The Buses and Trains are clean and cover the whole city how you expect it from Sydney. The Opal Card is a great thing to use and works pretty well. But when it comes to the service, wether it’s informations or assistance I’m highly disappointed....More

Thank lukas d
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