End of the line - Quilpie The Westlander passenger train runs from Brisbane on the coast to Charleville on the edge of the Queensland outback. These days you have to transfer to a bus to travel further west to Quilpie even though the railway line runs to that small town. Here, at Quipie, is the end of the line. Beyond Quilpie… there be dragons, red dirt, heat, dust and haze.
Rail Around Queensland: Steaming Up The North Coast. Seven carriages and a dining car are set to be hauled by BB18 ¼ 1089, over a distance of almost 3500 kilometres, through the numerous cities, rainforests and national parks on Queensland's spectacular north coast railway.
This video tour begins in Sydney's neo-Gothic central train station and spends 42 minutes touring Australia by rail before hopping across the Tasman Sea to New Zealand's South Island for the remaining 18 minutes. DVD