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Great railway journeys in Australia & New Zealand

David Bowden

Great railway journeys in Australia & New Zealand

by David Bowden

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Published by John Beaufoy Publishing in Oxford, UK .
Written in English

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  • Railroad travel

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    A look at 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand. They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney or the The Northern Explorer in New Zealand"s North Island that stretches from Wellington to Auckland, as well as those that traverse stunning scenery, such as New Zealand"s TranzAlpine train or the Spirit of the Outback in Australia. There are also routes on which restored steam locomotives operate and other lines included for the wonder of their engineering. Trains are a great way to travel in these countries, taking you at ground level past superb scenery that often cannot be seen by any other means of transport. David Bowden"s entertaining text describes the route, the major features of interest along the way and any special technical details about the locomotive or the track.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesAustralia & New Zealand
    StatementDavid Bowden
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 pages
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26954641M
    ISBN 101909612944
    ISBN 109781909612945
    OCLC/WorldCa995019447

    Australia and New Zealand are often at the top of travelers’ list—and for good reason. From the Great Barrier Reef to the rugged Australian Outback, and from the sheep-dotted plains of New Zealand to its cliff-lined fjords, the land Down Under features a nonstop lineup . A legend of the rails since , The Ghan is a superlative experience for travelling from north to south, or vice versa, across the Land Down Under. It’s much more than just a route from A to B: on board you’ll discover fine Australian wines, sophisticated cabins and attentive service. The journey may be almost 3,km long but the stops.

    Great Railway Journeys in Australia & New Zealand ISBN Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY AUD Imprint: JOHN BEAUFOY AUD Author: Bowden, David Price: AUD Stock: 0 in stock Availability: This book is temporarily out of stock, order will be despatched as soon as fresh stock is received. Local release date: 18/10/ Great Railway Journeys, originally titled Great Railway Journeys of the World, is a recurring series of travel documentaries produced by BBC premise of each programme is that the presenter, typically a well-known figure from the arts or media, would make a journey by train, usually through a country or to a destination to which they had a personal ed by: Great British Railway Journeys.

    Great Scenic Railway Journeys is an Emmy Award-winning series on KPBS. New Zealand Embark on a unique and incredible Great Train Journey along some of the world's most iconic destinations and discover a world of luxury hotels on wheels. Select from an abundance of great train expeditions and experience the glamour, elegance and romance of luxury rail.


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If the North and South Islands that comprise New Zealand were any more beautiful it would be necessary to invent new superlatives to describe them. Yet guests who join Great Rail Journeys in order to explore 'God's own country' on an escorted rail tour will soon realise improving upon New Zealand's film-star looks is an impossibility.

We also take in many amazing natural wonders on our New Zealand tour, such as the idyllic Bay of Islands, the vast Franz Josef glacier, and some of the ever-popular Lord of the Rings film locations. Of course our Australasian rail holidays also take in the main cities, such as Auckland in New Zealand or Sydney in Australia, where you can admire.

The Great Journeys of New Zealand. Sit back and let us connect you to a rich diversity of people and places throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand. Our three iconic trains, Coastal Pacific, Northern Explorer, TranzAlpine and our Interislander Cook Strait ferry offer a seamless connection between the North and South islands, and to many spectacular destinations along the way.

Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand. They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney or the The Northern Explorer in New Zealand’s North Island that stretches from.

35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand. They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney or the The Northern Explorer in New Zealand’s North Island that stretches from Wellington to Auckland, as well as those 1/5(1).

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A look at 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand.

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The Great Journeys of New Zealand is the tourism division of KiwiRail that brings together its three Scenic train services (TranzAlpine, Northern Explorer and Coastal Pacific) with its passenger ferry business, new division was launched in May and replaced the former tourism brand KiwiRail Scenic Journeys.

It has continuity with the earlier InterCity Rail (– Headquarters: Wellington, New Zealand. A look at 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand.

They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney or the The Northern Explorer in New Zealand's North Island that stretches from Wellington to Auckland, as well Author: David Bowden.

The Great Journeys of New Zealand. Experience New Zealand's most pristine and untouched scenery only accessible by train and ferry on one of our four great journeys; The TranzAlpine, Northern Explorer and Coastal Pacific trains or the Interislander ferry.

Train Journeys in Australia & New Zealand | Custom Quotes We would tour most of Australia’s major landmarks including the Great Barrier Reef, The Ghan Railway, Uluru, the Sydney Opera House and the Harbor Bridge We did not have 1 glitch on this trip.

"About Australia constructed a vacation program for us in New Zealand and Australia. Trans Australia Railway Journeys. There are two major Trans Australian railway jouneys: The Ghan from Darwin to Adelaide and the Indian Pacific from Perth to Sydney. These transcontinental journeys offer you a comprehensive, authentic, Australian experience through a vast variety of landscapes.

Revel in railway history: New Zealand's first steam train ran from Christchurch to the nearby port of Ferrymead in ByNew Zealand's first railway tunnel had been constructed through Port Hills to Lyttelton. To learn about this early history, head to the Ferrymead Heritage Park.

The book ends with excellent coverage of Australia and New Zealand, completing an excellent book of its type. The absence of maps is offset by the quality of everything else here. Of course, if you are interested in a particular country or region, this book can do no more than whet your appetite for more, but as a book covering all regions of 5/5(1).

Whether you choose to explore Australia’s sparse Northern Territory, take in the breathtaking beaches of the East Coast, or would rather travel through the dramatic landscape of New Zealand, we offer a range of unique rail journeys to suit everyone.

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On the best routes, whether you have a posh spot in a panoramic carriage or a reservation in a retro wagon hauled by a steam locomotive, there will always be dramatic, window-wide vistas to soak up.

Seasoned travelers covet tickets on these 10 great rail journeys across the world, ranging from one-hour jaunts to multiday odysseys.In 76 libraries.

A look at 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand. They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney or the The Northern Explorer in New Zealand’s North Island that stretches from Wellington to.Cutting through from coast to coast on the South Island of New Zealand down Arthurs Pass the Transalpine Express is regarded as one of the great scenic railway journeys in the world.

Spanning just km ( mi) and taking just under 4 hours it is an idea way to not only cross from Christchurch over to the incredible West Coast of New Zealand.