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Onboard food and drink

Food service on NSW TrainLink Regional trains

Regional train services include a buffet car serving drinks, snacks, and hot and cold meals. Please be aware operational issues may occasionally result in the buffet car not being available on certain services.

Please note: With the exception of water, food and drink is not permitted on coach services. For trips of 4 or more hours, refreshment stops are included. 

Local and seasonal produce

NSW TrainLink is proud to support a range of local suppliers to source the freshest produce for our on-board menu.

Buffet menu

Item Price
Yoghurt From $4.50
Toastie From $9.00
Item Price
Sausage roll
Served with tomato or BBQ sauce
From $5.50
Vegetarian pastry (v)
Served with tomato or BBQ sauce
(see crew for today's option)
From $7.00
Meat pie
Served with tomato or BBQ sauce
From $7.00
Assorted sandwiches (v, gf available) From $5.00
Seasonal salad From $7.50

(v) vegetarian
(ve) vegan
(gf) gluten free

Item Price
Main meal - served with a side roll (v, gf available)
Ask at the buffet or listen to crew announcements for today’s selection.
From $9.90
Extra condiments From $0.50

(v) vegetarian
(gf) gluten free

Item Price
Cake and hot beverage (excludes muffins) From $7.50
Devonshire tea, scone with cream and jam and your choice of hot beverage From $8.50
Sandwich with soft drink or bottled still water From $8.00
Cheese and crackers with wine From $12.50
Danish salami, cheese and crackers with wine From $15.50
Hot meal with soft drink or bottled still water From $12.50
Item Price
Scone with jam and cream From $5.50
Cake varieties From $4.00
Cheese and crackers From $3.80
Danish salami, cheese and crackers From $6.50
Chocolate bars From $3.80
Potato chips (gf) From $3.50
Muffin (gf available) From $5.50
Lollies From $2.00
Ice cream From $4.00

(v) vegetarian
(ve) vegan
(gf) gluten free

Extra condiments are 50 cents

Item Price
Coffee, tea or hot chocolate From $4.00
Bottled water From $3.20
Soft drink varieties From $3.70
Flavoured milk From $3.80
Item Price
Mid strength beer From $8.50
Red or white wine From $9.90
Mid strength spirit premix From $12.00

From the bar items are only available to persons over 18 and are available from midday to 11pm. NSW TrainLink serves alcohol responsibly and asks customers to take beverages back to their seat to enjoy. Two drink maximum per customer each hour and no BYO alcohol to be consumed. Alcohol is served from midday until 11pm only.

Additional information

Some menu items may be replaced by similar products if not available. Prices are subject to change.

We have made small amendments to our Buffet service in line with advice from NSW Health in response to COVID-19. The changes include:

  • Not all refreshment items may be available as shown on the menu
  • We are currently unable to accept reusable cups
  • Water fountains are currently unavailable on Regional trains, please bring water or purchase from the buffet
  • Payment is preferred by credit card or EFTPOS where possible

A range of vegetarian and gluten-free snacks and meals are available on board. We suggest placing an order for speciality items in the buffet car as soon as you board to avoid disappointment.


We recommend guests who suffer from allergies (such as peanut allergies) bring their own snacks or meals as we are unable to guarantee that our meals are completely allergen free.

Bringing your own food onboard

You can bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages on board train services.

Please keep in mind we are unable to provide refrigeration or heating of meals.

Perishable food items including meat, seafood, fruit and vegetables are not permitted as checked luggage on any NSW TrainLink Regional service.

Alcoholic beverages

Alcohol can be purchased from the buffet car.

You can not bring your own alcohol to consume on the train.

On board staff are available to serve food and drink to any customer who is unable to leave their seat.

You can pay with cash, debit cards and credit cards. EFTPOS mobile reception can be intermittent on selected routes, so to avoid disappointment it’s advisable to carry some cash for purchases.

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