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Description - Australia by Rail by Colin Taylor

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:

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781873756812
ISBN-10: 187375681X
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
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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