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Australia by Rail

Australia by Rail (Paperback)

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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:

TransportTrains & railways: general interestTransportTransport technology & tradesRailway technology, engineering & tradesRailway tradesTravel & MapsTravel & holiday guidesTravel & MapsTravel maps & atlases Publisher: Trailblazer Publications Publication Date: 28/02/2005 ISBN-13: 9781873756812  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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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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