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  1. CountryLink (Australia) passenger trains Details
    Travelling long distances by train has been part of the Australian way of life for over 150 years. CountryLink continues that tradition by carrying almost two million passengers every year to over 365 destinations in NSW, Queensland, the ACT and Victoria. CountryLink is part of the government-owned Rail Corporation New South Wales which also operates CityRail which provides the passenger rail service covering the greater Sydney region.

  2. The Overland: Adelaide – Melbourne passenger trains Details
    Distance: 828 kilometres, Frequency: Three times weekly in both directions.
    The Overland commenced service in 1887, pioneering intercapital rail travel between Melbourne and Adelaide. The century old name came from the term 'Overlander, an adventurer who had travelled across the country. In recognition of its history, The Overland’s emblem is the Kookaburra, symbolic of a new day and new beginnings. The Overland today remains a comfortable and convenient way to travel between these two southern cities.

  3. The Ghan: Adelaide – Alice Springs – Darwin passenger trains Details
    Distance: 2979 kilometres, Frequency: Twice weekly.
    The Ghan. It’s an odd name for a train but in Australian history it is a living legend. The legend has soared to new heights with the extension of The Ghan journey to Darwin. When The Ghan first departed Adelaide for Alice Springs, it was always intended that it would one day travel through to Darwin. More than 70 years on, that dream has become reality. Boarding The Ghan in Adelaide or Darwin, experience one of the most fascinating great train journeys of the world. Connections are available on the Indian Pacific and The Overland for guests travelling to or from Sydney and Melbourne. Enjoy 2 nights aboard this great train in either direction. Marvel at the spectacular Australian landscapes from fertile countryside surrounding Adelaide to the rusty hues of the Red Centre, onto the tropical splendour of the Top End. The Ghan is the ultimate journey through the heart of the continent.

  4. The Indian-Pacific: Sydney - Adelaide - Perth passenger trains Details
    Distance: 4352 kilometres, Frequency: Twice weekly in both directions
    The Indian Pacific gives you two oceans on one of the world's longest and greatest train journeys. But most of your cruising will be across the vast continent of Australia. From the spectacular Blue Mountains to the treeless plains of The Nullarbor, where the train travels the world's longest straight stretch of railway track (478 kilometres), see unique landscapes unfold and spot a fascinating array of wildlife from the comfort of the lounge or your cabin. Get up close and see the sights of some of our most famous outback towns when you enjoy an optional off-train sightseeing tour. The great train offers these tours during scheduled stops at Broken Hill, Adelaide and gold rich Kalgoorlie. A remote outpost on the Nullarbor Plain called Cook presents a further opportunity to stretch your legs. All along the Indian Pacific route, keep an eye out for a sighting of the magnificent Australian wedge tailed eagle, the symbol of this great train. It's massive wingspan of up to two metres will make it easy to spot in a clear desert sky.

  5. V Line (Victoria Australia) passenger trains Details
    V/Line Passenger Pty Ltd (V/Line) is Victoria's largest regional passenger transport operator with a long history of serving its communities through rail and coach services. VLocity trains: The VLocity is a state-of-the-art train, specifically designed for V/Line’s regional passenger services. Incorporating proven technology and best-practice systems from around the world, the new train offers high reliability, customer comfort and quick maintenance.

  6. Metro Trains Melbourne (Australia) passenger trains Details
    Metro is the name of Melbourne's metropolitan rail service. Melbourne’s metropolitan train network has 15 lines and 212 train stations and operates 150 six-carriage trains across 830 kilometres of track. The train fleet covers more than 30 million kilometres per year servicing more than 200 million customer journeys.

  7. Great Southern Railways (Australia) passenger trains Details
    Great Southern Railway is a private company offering three unique train journeys extending across several Australian states. The Indian Pacific is the adventure that spans Australia, from Sydney via Adelaide to Perth. The Ghan is the legendary journey through the heart of Australia, departing Adelaide for Alice Springs and Darwin. The Overland provides a comfortable and convenient way to travel between the cosmopolitan cities of Adelaide and Melbourne.

  8. TransWA (Australia) passenger trains Details
    Linking 275 destinations in Western Australia, Transwa operates rail services between Perth and regional centres at Kalgoorlie, Northam and Bunbury.

  9. 3801 Limited Tourist Railways (Australia) passenger trains Details
    The The Cockatoo Run offers the scenic delights of the South Coast and Southern Highlands in one package. Your train whistles out of Sydney at 9.00am taking you across the expanse of the Georges River and through the Royal National Park (the first declared National Park in the world). Emerging from the gloom of the Otford Tunnel your train crosses the Impressive Stanwell Park Viaduct and skirts the seacliffs and beaches to Wollongong. After leaving Wollongong the train starts it's steep ascent of the Illawarra Escarpment through coastal rainforest to Summit Tank - a climb of 600 metres in only 16 kilometres. At Summit Tank there is a pause where you will be rewarded with panoramic views over Lake Illawarra and the South Coast to Kiama. The train is hauled by a heritage diesel locomotive and consists of fully restored 1930's carriages. 3801 Limited also offers special tours and can supply a train or carriage to suit any occasion from corporate functions to a special birthday treat. For large numbers a full train charter may be a unique way to show off the scenic wonders of the NSW countryside. For a small group a carriage charter on one of our regular tours can provide an ideal venue for a private group. We have a fleet of lovingly restored heritage carriages to suit any purpose.

  10. Rail Australia Details
    Australia is a big country and we know of no better way for tourists 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 to travel the country and see the real Australia in comfort and safety.

  11. CityRail (Sydney Australia) passenger trains Details
    CityRail is the passenger rail service covering the greater Sydney region.

  12. Queensland Rail (Australia) passenger trains Details
    Queensland Rail is Queensland's number one service provider, carrying 62 million passengers a year and connecting people and destinations throughout the state. Our commercial and community services are supported by a 8,000km track network and management, maintenance, engineering and support teams across the country.
    Our city network connects much of South East Queensland. It extends from the centre of Brisbane South to Beenleigh and Robina on the Gold Coast, North to Ferny Grove, Shorncliffe, Doomben, Caboolture and Gympie, East to Cleveland and West to Ipswich and Rosewood. The city network covers approximately 300 km of track and encompasses 143 stations.
    Traveltrain Network:
    Our Traveltrain rail network plays an important role in connecting regional Queensland and offers the largest and most comprehensive network of long distance and tourist trains in Australia. Queensland Rail's services extend along the Queensland coastline from Brisbane to Cairns and West to Charleville, Longreach and Mount Isa. Our fleet includes the following services:
    Outback services: Spirit of the outback – Brisbane to Longreach, The Inlander – Townsville to Mt Isa, The Westlander – Brisbane to Charleville.
    Coastal Services: The Sunlander – Brisbane to Cairns, The Tilt Train – Brisbane to Cairns.
    Tourist Trains:
    Queensland Rail operates two tourist train services offering unique and in some instances ‘world renowned’ rail travel experiences: Kuranda Scenic Railway – Kuranda to Cairns, Gulflander – Normanton to Croydon. We have also retained a fleet of steam locomotives and wooden carriages for special operations and charters.
    Network: Queensland Rail's Network business provides services to rail operators on our regional freight systems, including negotiating access to the network and consultation to provide alignment with freight market requirements.

  13. Adelaide Metro (Australia) passenger trains Details

  14. Perth Metro passenger trains Details
    Transperth is part of the State Government's Public Transport Authority (PTA), and is the brand name through which the Western Australian Government provides public transport services in the Perth metropolitan region. This includes Perth's public buses, trains and ferries.

  15. AirportLink (Sydney Australia) passenger trains Details
    Airport Link is the only transport that offers a fast, frequent & direct link between Sydney Airport and the centre of Sydney in only 13 minutes. Airport Link also offers the most economical way to reach Sydney's suburban stations. This site provides all the information you require to plan your trip to and from Sydney Airport, including tickets and fares, sydney maps, tourist tickets, and how to save money while you are visiting sydney.

  
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