Puffing Billy Railway – Australia

The Puffing Billy Railway is one of the world’s best loved steam railways. This 2ft 6 in narrow-gauge heritage railway runs through the southern foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, near Melbourne in Australia. The 25 kilometre journey takes passengers from Belgrave to Gembrook along one of the country’s five historic Victorian narrow-gauge lines. Passengers on […]

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Kuranda Scenic Railway – Australia

North Queensland is home to The Wet Tropics, one of the most important World Heritage-listed rainforests. As one of the oldest forests in the world, it is home to many native plants and animals. The Kuranda Scenic Railway runs through this amazing part of Australia from the coastal city of Cairns, over the Great Dividing Range […]

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Indian Pacific Train – Sydney to Perth

The Indian Pacific train was named after the two oceans it encounters on its journey, across the entire Australian continent between Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. On a spectacular 2,700-mile journey you will follow in the footsteps of brave bush pioneers, gold rush prospectors and hardy adventurers. The train travels across mountain ranges, through the Nullarbor […]

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Great Southern, Australia

Launched in December 2019 to great fanfare, trains on the new Great Southern line travel daily from Adelaide to Brisbane (and vice versa) giving travellers a great new way to explore Australia’s diverse south-eastern corner. Operated by Journey Beyond, the company that runs the famous Ghan and Indian Pacific lines, guests on the Great Southern can […]

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The Ghan Train, Australia – Adelaide to Darwin

A trip on the Ghan is one of the world’s great train journeys. This legendary train travels for 1,850 miles, linking Adelaide in the south and Darwin in the north by rail (and vice versa). The Ghan Train is the best way to see Australia’s famous Red Centre, one of the most celebrated wildernesses in […]