When travelling on the TransLink network, it is important to follow our conditions of travel, which include but are not limited to:

  • All passengers must have a valid go card, seeQ or go explore card, or paper ticket.
  • Customers travelling on a concession fare must carry their valid concession entitlement card.
  • No smoking in a public passenger vehicle or on public transport infrastructure.
  • No food or drink in a public passenger vehicle.

South East Queensland conditions of travel (PDF, 95KB)

Passenger Code of Conduct 

Cairns conditions of travel (PDF, 95KB)

qconnect conditions of travel (PDF, 77KB)

Passengers may be fined by an Authorised Person for committing a public transport offence.

(Current as of 1 July 2017)

Offence Fine
Evade a fare $261
Fail to produce a ticket $261
Failure to supply name, address and age $261
Failure to give information by a certain person $261
Smoking on a public passenger vehicle $261
Consumption of food or drink on a public passenger vehicle without permission $261
Create a disturbance or nuisance on or in public transport $522
Fail to obey a direction to leave or not enter passenger transport infrastructure or public passenger vehicle $522
Interfere with public transport infrastructure, service, vehicle or equipment $522
Person taking an animal that is not an assistance animal on a public passenger vehicle without permission $261
Failure to produce evidence of concessional entitlement $261
Placing feet on seat of rollingstock $261
Entering or leaving moving rollingstock $261
Opening external door of moving rollingstock $261
Placing a part of a person’s body out of a window or door of moving rollingstock $261
Entering or leaving a railway other than through a proper entrance or exit $261
Entering rollingstock not designated for passengers $261
Riding on the outside of rollingstock $261
Putting graffiti on a railway or rollingstock $261
Entering railway crossing whilst warning signal is sounding or has just sounded $261
Entering or leaving a railway other than through a proper entrance or exit $261
Spitting on platform, rollingstock, structure or thing on platform $261
Consumption of alcohol on a railway $130
Crossing of a railway line at a non-designated crossing $261
Allowing an animal onto a railway $261
Leaving waste paper or rubbish on a railway other than in a container designated for that purpose $130
Occupying more than one seat on a train $261
Bringing onto rollingstock designed for passengers a thing which, because of its size or shape, cannot be put (a) under the seat; or (b) in an overhead rack; or (c) in a designed storage area $261
Placing an item where it may cause obstruction or injury $261
Selling, seeking business or conducting a survey on a railway $261
Playing a musical instrument on a railway $261
Consumption of food and drink on a train $261
Smoking on a railway $261
Parking a vehicle other than in a designated parking space $261
Failure to obey direction on a sign in relation to driving or parking a vehicle $261
Driving a vehicle (other than a wheelchair) on a bridge, or platform, or in a subway $261
Drive on busway or busway transport infrastructure designed for pedestrian use or light rail platform $261
Park on busway or busway transport infrastructure except in an authorised place $261
Failure to obey sign about driving or parking vehicle on busway or busway transport infrastructure $261
Failure to enter or leave designated entry or exit $261
Take or allow an animal on a regulated area $261
Litter on regulated area $130
Drink alcohol on regulated area $261
Smoke in signed, regulated area $261
Sell or seek business or conduct survey on regulated area $130
Play musical instrument or operate sound equipment on regulated area $130
Spit while on or in a public passenger vehicle, or busway, or busway transport infrastructure or light rail platform $261
Obtaining hire or use of vehicle by fraud or misrepresentation $522
Drive on busway or bus transport infrastructure at more than permitted speed $261
Enter busway route without authorisation $261