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Australia by Rail
By Colin Taylor

Australia by Rail

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Australia by Rail by Colin Taylor

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From the vast emptiness of the Nullarbor Plain, on the longest straight rail line in the world, to the twisting tracks of outback Queensland and the rainforests of the north, Australia's railways offer a rich variety of contrasting experiences. Taking the train is an ideal way to explore the continent in comfort and style. Features include: >Fully revised fifth edition- updated and expanded: with seventy maps including the new Ghan extension to Darwin >Rail travel for all budgets--from the five-star luxury of the Great South Pacific Express to economy sleeping berths for budget-conscious travelers, plus full details of the Austrailpass and other passes and ticket bargains >Railway route guides with seventy rail maps--all main lines and branches, what to look out for when traveling, and where to stop >Railway history--and the battle for the survival of rail in Australia >City guides and maps--the best sights, recommended hotels, and restaurants in many stops along the lines; with extensive sections on Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, and Canberra >Forty color photographs

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781873756812
ISBN-10: 187375681X
Format: Paperback
(182mm x 144mm x 21mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Trailblazer Publications
Publisher: Trailblazer Publications
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Colin Taylor

Colin Taylor, retired associate professor in the Department of Geographical Sciences and Planning at the University of Queensland, Australia, has held town-planning positions in Victoria, Tasmania, and Scotland, and has given conference papers and talks on planning and transportation all over the world. He has also produced articles and broadcasts on the fascination of railways. In the last thirty years he has taken more than 6000 rail journeys in Australia and overseas, covering some 375,000 miles. He compiles the biennial World Speed Review for Railway Gazette International and is also the author of Great Rail Non-Journeys of Australia, Steel Roads of Australia and Traincatcher.

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