Pichi Richi ‘Coffee Pot’ relaunch

PLENTY of people enjoyed the launch of the ‘Coffee Pot’ in Quorn over the weekend. The train had been out of action for many years before returning to the tracks and being relaunched for the Heritage Weekend.

Channel Nine presenter Brenton Ragless with John Smythe and Neil Ingram.

Channel Nine presenter Brenton Ragless with John Smythe and Neil Ingram.

Traditional attire was worn for the launch of the 'Coffee Pot'.

Traditional attire was worn for the launch of the 'Coffee Pot'.

Young Archie enjoyed his ride on the iconic train.

Young Archie enjoyed his ride on the iconic train.

The 'Coffee Pot' prepares to head on the journey.

The 'Coffee Pot' prepares to head on the journey.

Michael, Janine, Thomas, and Avigayil Joy.

Michael, Janine, Thomas, and Avigayil Joy.

Port Augusta Mayor Sam Johnson with his son Hugh watching the flag man before the train departed.

Port Augusta Mayor Sam Johnson with his son Hugh watching the flag man before the train departed.