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Red Service

What a way to travel Australia! Our Red Service enables you to move comfortably (and economically) from A to B, take in the incredible scenery and experience all the rugged beauty of this great land.


  • Reclinable seat per guest
  • 45 degree recline
  • Two abreast seating
  • Rotatable to allow adjacent guests to face each other
  • Ample 49cm leg room
  • Access to the licensed cafe with meals, beverages and snacks for purchase and power outlets available to charge mobile devices
  • Free Platform magazine
  • Guests are permitted to check in a maximum of 40kg of luggage free of charge (two items not exceeding 20kg each). Checked in luggage cannot be accessed during the journey.
  • On the Overland there is also an option of Red Premium Service


Cafe 828 

Take a short stroll to Café 828 for an appetizing meal, an espresso coffee to kick off the day or a refreshing cool drink. And if you’re too busy soaking up the ever-changing view from your seat, sing out for an a la carte meal, snack or drink from our catering trolley.



The Overland provides the ideal way to travel between Melbourne and Adelaide. With a daylight service running between Adelaide and Melbourne in both directions, you’ll enjoy a relaxing, comfortable journey between these two great cities, taking in a diverse range of landscapes from rugged mallee scrubland, to fields of green and gold.

Red Premium Service additional features

  • 2 and 1 across aisle seating (36 per carriage)
  • Additional leg room (67cm between seats)
  • Limited a-la-carte in-seat dining served via trolley service
  • Individual reading light
  • Complimentary orange juice/water offered on boarding
  • Additional luggage item up to 10kg per person.

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