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Rail Transport - National Transport
As well as a way to get from one place to another, travel by railway is also a favourite pastime for many people. Following are links to information and sites that may be of help to you for planning your rail trip Australia.

Many service providers have a national presence, whilst others have businesses that are state/town/city specific. These can be viewed by clicking on the appropriate State and Territory Transport link. There are also tour operators that offer transportation as part of their tour package.

National Railway

CountryLink • Ph: 13 22 32
CountryLink provides long distance passenger rail and coach services. Our fleet of XPT and XPLORER trains and road coaches provides services to more than 360 destinations throughout NSW and interstate destinations of Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Check out CountryLink - Travel Passes page, especially for overseas visitors.

Great Southern Railway • Ph: 13 21 47
Includes the Indian Pacific (Sydney - Adelaide - Perth), The Ghan (Adelaide - Alice Springs - Darwin), and The Overland (Melbourne - Adelaide).

Check out Australia's Great Train Journeys for that trip of a lifetime. Also check out their 'Get readyrail and save'.


Rail AustraliaRail Australia
• Ph: +61 8 8213 4592 • Email
For a full list of contacts, visit the site - We know of no better way to see more and enjoy the experience of Australia than by travelling on some of the great rail journeys in the world. Australia has an extensive rail network that provides this opportunity and see the real Australia in comfort and safety. Route maps, pricing and more.
Rail PageRail Page
Email A variety of info and links on railways throughout Australia, including links to Rail Passes In Australia and Australian Railway Timetables.
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Australian Capital Territory Railway

CountryLink • Ph: 13 22 32
CountryLink provides long distance passenger rail and coach services. Our fleet of XPT and XPLORER trains and road coaches provides services to the ACT destinations of Canberra Kingston station and the Jolimont bus terminal.

Check out CountryLink - Travel Passes page, especially for overseas visitors.

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New South Wales Railway

City Rail • Ph: 13 15 00
The rail network covers suburban Sydney and extends to the Hunter, Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands and South Coast regions.

See, Sydney Buses etiquette, fares and fantastic fares deal...

CountryLink • Ph: 13 22 32
CountryLink trains run twice daily between Sydney and Melbourne and Sydney and Brisbane; twice daily to Canberra; daily to the regional centres of Armidale, Moree, Grafton, Murwillumbah and Dubbo and weekly to Griffith and Broken Hill.

Check out CountryLink - Travel Passes page, especially for overseas visitors.

GSR
(Sydney/Melbourne - Adelaide - Alice Springs), and The Overland Melbourne - Adelaide).


Metro Monorail & Light Rail • Connex Sydney Pty Ltd
• Operators of Metro Monorail and Light Rail • Level 6, 234 Sussex St, SYDNEY NSW 2000
• Ph: 02 9285 5600
NSW Rail Transport Museum
Southern Aurora Dining Train have a number of day and weekend escape tours.
RailCorp
• Ph: 02 8202 2000

Operates two business groups, CityRail and CountryLink to provide passenger rail services and associated feeder coach networks throughout the Sydney metropolitan and outer-urban areas, and regional centres of New South Wales.
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Northern Territory Railway

Great Southern Railway
• Ph: 13 21 47
Includes the Indian Pacific (Sydney - Adelaide - Perth), The Ghan (Sydney/Melbourne - Adelaide - Alice Springs), and The Overland Melbourne - Adelaide).

The Ghan Train - LogoThe Ghan is on schedule and now running from Adelaide to Alice Springs then onto Darwin. The Ghan offers one weekly return service between Adelaide and Darwin and two weekly return services between Adelaide and Alice Springs.

The weekly Darwin service leaves Adelaide on Sunday afternoons, arriving in Alice Springs at lunchtime on Monday and Darwin on Tuesday afternoon. On the return journey, The Ghan depart Darwin on Wednesday morning, arriving in Alice Springs on Thursday morning and Adelaide on Friday morning.

Advance ticket sales have exceeded $15 million so get inline order your tickets here for a journey of a lifetime.


Rail Holidays.net.au
Email • Ph: 08 8981 3833
Unique Rail Holidays. Train Vacations in Australia, Nth America along with Europe and Britain. Cheap Deals on Rail Passes for travellers through out the world.


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Queensland Railway

CountryLink • Ph: 13 22 32
CountryLink provides long distance passenger rail and coach services. Our fleet of XPT trains and road coaches provides services to the QLD destinations of Brisbane Roma St station and the Gold Coast bus stops of Palm Beach, Burleigh heads and Surfers Paradise.

Check out CountryLink - Travel Passes page, especially for overseas visitors.
Queensland Railways
Providing transport services throughout Queensland, as well as interstate. Ride Australia's most modern train the Tilt Train from Brisbane to Cairns. Other trains to consider, The Sunlander, Spirit of the Outback, The Inlander and the Westlander. How about the Kuranda Railway, Savanah Lander or Gulf Lander.
Pacific National
• Ph: 02 8484 8000 • Email
Pacific National is Australia's largest private rail freight business. Operating in all states and the Northern Territory, Pacific National is a transport leader, delivering investment, innovation and growth in rail to provide the competitive answer for transport customers.
Tilt Train
• Ph: 132 232 (Rail bookings only) • Ph: 1800 627 655 (Holiday Packages) • Disabled accessible services.
Tilt Train bookings can be made through QR Traveltrain Holidays and travel agents.

A style of travel, the Tilt Train offers comfortable Business Class seating throughout, with superb passenger facilities, including personal audio-visual entertainment systems.

A great way to travel from Brisbane to Cairns return with a number of stopovers. With stopovers starting from Brisbane, Caboolture, Nambour, Cooroy, Gympie North, Maryborough West, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton, St Lawrence, Carmila, Sarina, Mackay, Proserpine, Bowen, Home Hill, Ayr, Giru, Townsville, Ingham, Cardwell*, Tully, Innisfail, Babinda*, Gordonvale*, and Cairns.

* Train will only stop at these stations on demand.


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South Australia Railway

Great Southern Railway • Ph: 13 21 47
Includes the Indian Pacific (Sydney - Adelaide - Perth), The Ghan (Sydney/Melbourne - Adelaide - Alice Springs), and The Overland Melbourne - Adelaide).

The Ghan is on schedule and now running from Adelaide to Alice Springs then onto Darwin. The Ghan offers one weekly return service between Adelaide and Darwin and two weekly return services between Adelaide and Alice Springs.

The weekly Darwin service leaves Adelaide on Sunday afternoons, arriving in Alice Springs at lunchtime on Monday and Darwin on Tuesday afternoon. On the return journey, The Ghan depart Darwin on Wednesday morning, arriving in Alice Springs on Thursday morning and Adelaide on Friday morning.

Advance ticket sales have exceeded $15 million so get inline order your tickets here for a journey of a lifetime.


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Tasmania Railway

Abt Wilderness Railway
• Driffield St, QUEENSTOWN TAS 7467

The original steam railway was built by the Mt Lyell Mining and Railway Company to transport ore and supplies between Queenstown and Strahan. When the price of copper collapsed in 1963, the railway was abandoned. Today the historic Abt Wilderness Railway has been restored offering visitors a breath-taking journey along 34 kms through the King River Gorge, stopping occasionally at walkways for a closer view of the forests and river.


The steam train departs from Queenstown and Strahan Railway Stations, being Australia's only rack and pinion railway. This is a unique journey through the world-renowned rugged western coastline, a journey through pristine wilderness areas on 1:16 gradient and crossing 40 original restored bridges.


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Victoria Railway

CountryLink
• Ph: 13 22 32
CountryLink provides long distance passenger rail and coach services. Our fleet of XPT trains and road coaches provides services to the VIC destinations of Melbourne Southern Cross station, Wangarratta and Benalla.

Check out CountryLink - Travel Passes page, especially for overseas visitors.
Great Southern Railway
• Ph: 13 21 47
Includes the Indian Pacific (Sydney - Adelaide - Perth), The Ghan (Sydney/Melbourne - Adelaide - Alice Springs), and The Overland Melbourne - Adelaide).

The Ghan is on schedule and now running from Adelaide to Alice Springs then onto Darwin. The Ghan offers one weekly return service between Adelaide and Darwin and two weekly return services between Adelaide and Alice Springs.

The weekly Darwin service leaves Adelaide on Sunday afternoons, arriving in Alice Springs at lunchtime on Monday and Darwin on Tuesday afternoon. On the return journey, The Ghan depart Darwin on Wednesday morning, arriving in Alice Springs on Thursday morning and Adelaide on Friday morning.

Advance ticket sales have exceeded $15 million so get inline order your tickets here for a journey of a lifetime.


Moving Melbourne
Trains and trams services in Melbourne.

V/Line
Provides rail and coach services in Victoria's.

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Western Australia

Transwa
• Ph: 1300 662 205 (Bookings) • Email
Linking 275 destinations in Western Australia, Transwa operate rail services between Perth and regional centres at Kalgoorlie, Northam and Bunbury and operates a coach service network to Kalbarri in the north and extending south and south-east to Esperance, Albany and Augusta.
  • Prospector Operates from Perth to Kalgoorlie. The service departs from the East Perth Terminal.
  • Australind Operates between Perth and Bunbury. The service departs from the Perth Central Train Station.
  • AvonLink Servicing Toodyay, Northam and all stops through to Merredin.

Great Southern Railway
Includes the Indian Pacific (Sydney - Adelaide - Perth), The Ghan (Sydney/Melbourne - Adelaide - Alice Springs), and The Overland Melbourne - Adelaide).

Trainways
• Ph: 1300 132 147
Tailored rail holidays, where you can also take your car if need be.
 
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