Rail travel in Australia

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Although trains in Australia are not as ubiquitous or frequent as in East Asia or Europe, travelling in Australia by train could be an interesting way to cross the country. Unfortunately, outside the main Brisbane-Sydney-Melbourne corridor, Australia's sparse population means that trains usually take longer than driving yourself, and often work out more expensive than flying. A journey across the Great Australian Desert by train, however, is an experience in itself, and allows you to admire the sheer vastness of the Australian Outback, which may be more difficult if you're driving.



Country rail

Urban rail