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Travel by trans-Australian Railway across Australia,” travel poster .

Camels working on The Trans Australian Railway packing timber during construction of line. Would you like to see a 218 KB

Camel train with water cart while building the Trans Australia railway

During negotiations leading up to Federation, an undertaking was made to Western Australians that a transcontinental railway would be federally-funded to link them to the Eastern states. Construction began from Port Augusta in South Australia in 1912 and also from Kalgoorlie in the west. The line was opened in 1917.

Trans-Australian railway : linking east and west

Asia and Australia at night. Japan stands out on this satellite view of Asia at night, along with the west coast of Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Bangkok. The route of the Trans-Siberian Railroad can be seen as a light line across the otherwise dark area of northern Russia. High city densities in eastern China, Indonesia, India and the eastern coast of Australia can clearly be seen. NASA Image

Satellite photos of the Earth at night. North America, Central America, and the Caribbean Europe and Africa South America Asia, Australia, and Oceania

There are many passenger train and tram operators in Australia offering services ranging from intensive suburban trains and electric tramways in major cities, to commuter trains and long distance interstate and luxury trans-continental journeys. The trains are high quality and all operators have reasonable on-line information about their services.

There are many passenger train and tram operators in Australia offering services ranging from intensive suburban trains and electric tramways in major cities, to commuter trains and long distance interstate and luxury trans-continental journeys. The trains are high quality and all operators have reasonable on-line information about their services.

Trans Australia Railway

Trans Australia Railway