Gold Coast’s iconic monorail to be sold at auction

Gold Coasters will have a chance to get their hands on one of the city’s icons when parts of the old monorail go up for auction.

It’s been five years since the much-loved monorail took its last trip around Broadbeach after almost 30 years in service.

Thousands of people took the trip between Oasis shopping centre and the casino before it was shut down in 2017.


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After being shoved in storage since then, the carriages from the famous landmark have been dusted off and can now be snapped up by the public.

“This is an opportunity to own a significant piece of local tourism history which many Australians know and love,”  Lee Hames, Chief Operations Officer for Lloyds Auctions said.

“We’ve had interest from people wanting to revamp these carriages and turn them into other kinds of tourism opportunities for the Gold Coast.”

Nine carriages are currently on offer with bids sitting as low as $3 as of Tuesday morning.

But for those who have a use for an old monorail carriage, you better get in quick because it closes at 7pm tonight.

The auction is being held online at www.lloydsauctions.com.au