Towns in Australia

Exploring Australia, town by town

Pimba SA


Postcode: 5720

Pimba is a small settlement lying on the transcontinental railway line in the Australian state of South Australia. It lies at the junction of the Stuart Highway to Alice Springs and the road to Woomera and Roxby Downs. It is 435 kms from Adelaide. There is an iconic roadhouse, named “Spud’s Roadhouse”, a pub, and a service station.

Despite the small population, the Indian Pacific (running between Sydney and Perth) and Ghan (running between Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin, trains still call at Pimba Siding on request; both trains service the town twice a week in each direction.