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Katherine Outback Experience - Meet Tom Curtain

Katherine Outback Experience - Meet Tom Curtain

Katherine Outback Experience - Meet Tom Curtain

Journey Beyond in 2017

Journey Beyond in 2017

2017/18 journeys on The Ghan, Indian Pacific and The Ovelrand are now open for bookings and you can journey further with an extended six month travel season for The Ghan Expedition.

Field of Light

Field of Light

Combine your Ghan adventure with a visit to the Field of Light, a once-in-a-lifetime art installation now at Uluru.

Platinum Club Launches on Australian Tracks

Platinum Club Launches on Australian Tracks

Platinum Club, the newest luxury addition to The Ghan and Indian Pacific’s rail fleet, will launch on Australian tracks in 2016.

Putting our best foot Forward

Putting our best foot Forward

Great Southern Rail has joined forces with iconic Australian outfitter R.M. Williams and designer Juli Grbac to unveil new crew uniforms in 2016.

The Overland secures continued funding

The Overland secures continued funding

The Overland train will continue to operate beyond June 2016 following the Victorian Government’s announcement today to provide a $10.3 million funding commitment to the service over the next three years.

Five minutes with Train Manager Bruce Smith

Five minutes with Train Manager Bruce Smith

After 20 years working on The Ghan, Bruce tells us why the new Ghan Expedition journey is his best experience yet.

The Overland opens for 2016 Bookings

The Overland opens for 2016 Bookings

Bookings for The Overland are now open for travel up to 30 June 2016.

A moment in time - Indian Pacific

A moment in time - Indian Pacific

The Indian Pacific journey in photographs by Paul Fleming. Usually based in Tasmania, Paul made the switch from his green, forest-covered island to the diverse landscapes between Sydney and Perth on the Indian Pacific.

A seat at the table of Australia

A seat at the table of Australia

Great new off-train culinary experiences on the Indian Pacific.

Booking made simple

Booking made simple

Great Southern Rail is pleased to announce the launch of our new online booking engine, designed to make it easier for you to book The Ghan, Indian Pacific and The Overland.

Behind the scenes part two Journey Beyond TV Ad

Behind the scenes part two Journey Beyond TV Ad

Mary and Bill star in Great Southern Rail’s new TV ad “Journey Beyond”, experiencing the journeys onboard The Ghan and Indian Pacific and at the many incredible Outback Australian destinations. The Adelaide Hills couple, who don’t have any acting or filming experience, were approached on the streets of Adelaide to be involved in this project.

Behind the scenes of the Journey Beyond TV Ad

Behind the scenes of the Journey Beyond TV Ad

Director Tim White was one of the creative minds behind Great Southern Rail's newest TV commercial, "Journey Beyond". We asked Tim to tell us more about putting together the new campaign, which is airing on commercial television and in cinemas now.

Australia's great trains inspire travellers to Journey Beyond

Australia's great trains inspire travellers to Journey Beyond

Great Southern Rail has launched a new brand campaign encouraging travellers to Journey Beyond.

101 Things To Do - The Ghan

101 Things To Do - The Ghan

Globetrotter Greig Trout recently travelled on The Ghan, reviewing his experience as part of his blog, ‘101 Things To Do When You Survive’.

The Ghan presents a moving tribute to the ANZAC

The Ghan presents a moving tribute to the ANZAC

The Ghan will embark on its fifth annual ANZAC Tribute journey from 23-26 April 2015.

Great Southern Rail joins top cruising ranks

Great Southern Rail joins top cruising ranks

Great Southern Rail is delighted to announce its induction as an executive partner of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia.

Next stop - Coober Pedy

Next stop - Coober Pedy

For the first time in its 86 year history, The Ghan will make a regular extended stop at Coober Pedy from 2015.

Indian Pacific stops for a fine drop

Indian Pacific stops for a fine drop

From 2015, the Barossa Valley becomes an exciting new tour option for guests travelling on one of Australia’s great train journeys, the Indian Pacific.

Explore more - GSR's 2015-16 schedule released

Explore more - GSR's 2015-16 schedule released

Great Southern Rail has launched an exciting new four-day three-night Ghan journey as part of its 2015/16 schedule of epic Australian rail holidays.

All aboard the longest Ghan

All aboard the longest Ghan

The Ghan will embark on a record-breaking journey on Sunday 22 May when it departs Adelaide as Australia’s longest passenger train in over a decade.

Top Australian food experiences

Top Australian food experiences

The Indian Pacific Food and Wine Train was named in Gourmet Traveller’s Top 100 Australian Culinary Experiences. This special coast-to-coast gastronomic journey showcases the best of Australia's unique produce, renowned wines and incredible food.

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