THE most luxurious train ever built in Queensland has re-emerged after a decade hidden away in a dusty work shed while elected officials broker a deal to give the public even greater access.
The opulent dark wood and stained-glass Great South Pacific Express has been mothballed in an off-limits section of The Workshops Rail Museum at Ipswich after the failure of a partnership between the State Government and the Orient-Express company.
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An excellent idea. It would give me a reason to visit the Workshops Museum again. It would be good if they had lunch dinner tours around Brisbane as long as they weren't too expensive.
The inter-carriage connections look more like that on a modern train than one done in a heritage style.
Actually the GSPE is the only train I've seen at Sydney Central, Mount Victoria and platform 2 Roma Street when it was narrow gauge only.