Train Types in Australia

Australian railway systems have a variety of different types and classes of train. Choose the right one for you!

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Railway length:

36 064 km

Types of trains:

long-distance, regular & high-speed

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Fastest train speed:

210 km/h

NSW Trains

NSW TrainLink, or New South Wales Trainlink is a train and coach operator that covers most of Australia: throughout New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, along with limited interstate services into Victoria, Queensland and South Australia. The NSW TrainLink was formed on 1 July 2013 when RailCorp was restructured and CountryLINK's intercity services were merged with those of CityRail. NSW's train service offers a variety of options for your journey. You can opt to travel on regular trains with modern, air-conditioned cars that are equipped with good onboard facilities guaranteeing you'll have an unforgettable trip. You can also chose different types of trains, including regular, high-speed, and overnight ones.

Tilt Train

The Tilt Train is the perfect way to avoid traffic while taking in Australia's beautiful scenery. ​The high-speed route from Brisbane to Rockhampton is a perfect way to avoid the city traffic. You'll enjoy a comfortable and smooth ride on this beautiful stretch of road with amazing views that will take your breath away. The Tilt Train connects you with some of Queensland's most iconic tourist destinations along the coastline.
​​With a quick and convenient way to access these regions, it has become an essential mode for travelers. You will be able to choose between Economy and Business Seats, offered with a kiosk for light snacks and refreshments and Free Wi-Fi to help you stay connected.

Indian Pacific

The Indian Pacific is a perfect way of transportation that whisks you between the cities of Perth, Adelaide and Sydney in comfort and style.
​​The train's route includes the world's longest straight stretch of railway track, a 478-kilometre (297 mi) stretch of the Trans-Australian Railway across the Nullarbor Plain. The Indian Pacific offers two classes - Gold and Platinum.
Interesting that ​the Indian Pacific hostes many notable musicians on their annual Christmas Train.

​If you're looking for a way to explore Australia's best views, look at this train route. There's no better way to experience the spectacular views of landscapes than by the romance of rail.

The Ghan

The Ghan train between Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin will take you on one of the world's great journeys.​ ​On this train route you will experience Australia’s diversity from the red centre to tropical top end. The train travel nearly 3000 kilometres between Darwin or Adelaide. Onboard, effortlessly welcoming staff know your name and drink preference within hours. Every meal surprises and delights you - all thanks to the excellent customer service.
There're two types of services: gold and platinum. In each of them you will have a comfortable room and other luxurious conditions for a perfect and easy trip.

Spirit of the Outback

The Spirit of the Outback is a true Australian experience​. It ​begins with the Spirit of the Outback, a journey through ever-changing scenery and rugged terrain between Brisbane and Longreach. With blue summer skies and rich golden soil to be seen on the horizon, you have a perfect opportunity to explore the beautiful scenery with the comfortable train that provides ​all the necessary conditions for such a journey.
The train includes first class, twin and single sleeper cabins, as well as economy seats.​ The Spirit of the Outback is a popular service used by thousands of passengers each year. It's an unforgettable adventure for everyone who goes on it!
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