It seems that ever since the first steam powered carriages rattled out onto a set of steel rails, train travel has held a romanticism that travel by road or air have not been able to match. That's why we designed this page. This page is for those who believe that travel by train is not a matter of getting from 'A' to 'B'.
Click on any of the boxes below for more information about the particular trains, and the destinations they visit.
ALL INFORMATION IN THIS SECTION IS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF WRITING. BUT SCHEDULES DO CHANGE, AND PRICES GO UP (NEVER DOWN, EH?) SO IF YOU FIND SOMETHING IS OUT OF DATE, PLEASE LET US KNOW.
Over the course of its steep 34 kilometre journey, this century old railway curves around 98 bends, climbs more than 300 metres, passes through 15 tunnels, and crosses more than 40 bridges! The train stops along the way for photo opportunities, including an unbeatable view over spectacular Barron Falls.
The Gulflander is said to go from nowhere to nowhere. In fact, this historic little train, known as the 'old tin hare' plies the route between the tiny outback towns of Croydon and Normanton in the isolated gulf region of Tropical North Queensland.
A trip on the Savannahlander could be one of the great rail experiences of the world. The 'Silver Bullet' as it is known, rattles its way up the scenic Kuranda Railway, through World Heritage listed rainforests, then through the savannah to outback Australia. Click to browse our dedicated Savannahlander page.
This is a historic journey from the tropical coastal city of Townsville, past tiny outback towns, to the mining centre of Mount Isa. The Inlander offers the opportunity to experience the heritage and natural treasures of North Queensland's rugged, yet beautiful inland, in airconditioned comfort.
The Sunlander is one of Australia's great train journeys, following the coast from Brisbane to the Tropical North. The Queenslander is not a separate train, just a separate class - a premium style of travel featuring comfortable, twin-berth accommodation, and fine dining in an exclusive restaurant car.
The Tilt Train is one of the most modern - and fastest - trains in Australia. It travels along the east coast of Queensland, from Brisbane to Rockhampton, and offers a choice of business class or economy class travel, with on-board movies and dining options.