From breathtaking changing landscapes to the lush green rainforests of the tropics, minister for roads Victoria provides its citizens and tourists a wide range of mesmerizing views. The distances between the capital cities is quite lengthy. In order to cover them in a short period of time, one has to opt for air journeys. Air journeys being quite expensive on the other hand, are not the most suitable option. There’s no better way than to complete your journeys within Australia through railway.
Moving through Australia in cars is not quite the best option one should opt for. There are long distances to cover because of the country’s huge area. Rental cars are available but requires the driver to be 21 or older to rent and drive. Ministry of roads requires international driver’s license. The amount of money spend on fuel will also be not very economical. On the contrary, travelling by train will allow to take in the sights and relax at the very same time. You can soak up the atmosphere and cover some of Australia’s most distant regions. The legendary Australian train services allow the passengers to make a combine tour throughout the country in relatively cheaper rates.
Railways allow a certain amount of luggage that passengers can take on board. Passengers can also take a particular amount of luggage that is required on the train journey with them at all times. The luggage once labelled will be secured and provided at the time of reaching the destination.
Seasons even being reversed of the seasons of the Northern Hemisphere, the weather in Australia is quite familiar to other warm and cool countries. Being bearable throughout the year, the train journey let you experience much tropical areas and high temperature areas at the same time.
Road freight is much expensive way to move large amounts of goods. By observing the ongoing the fatal crashes happening on daily basis involving large trucks, the road freight is very dangerous
With the rail tracks which support rail freight being available at the same time, are at the underinvestment. The two different standards of cost recovery for freight rail tracks and heavy truck access to roads has caused biasedness in the market. Observing closely, we are of the conclusion that the rail freight is over-regulated whereas on the contrary, the road freight industry is under-regulated.
Road safety is another factor to keep in mind when driving on public roads. Railways are much safer than road transport. There are many traffic collisions that occur in the country on regular basis. So avoiding the road transport for long will be better.
There are 6 major railways that cover much of the country’s distant areas.
The Tilt Train, the Indian Pacific, The Ghan, Spirit of the Outback, Spirit of the Queensland and the NSW trainLink offers a modern and comfortable way to access the numerous holiday destinations along spectacular coastlines.
The Tilt Train offers a thoroughly amusing journey with advanced onboard facilities, panoramic views of Queensland’s scenary while travelling at a significant high speed. The Indian Pacific gives you the mesmerizing view of the two oceans on one of the world’s longest train journeys. Spirit of the Outback has made the life of the people very easy because of its journey of 1300 kilometers from Brisbane to Longreach. NSW TrainLink offers the travelers many destinations throughout New South Wales and between Melbourne and Brisbane. The NSW TrainLink provides the passenger services from Sydney to Melbourne and Sydney to Brisbane.