Talk:Rail transport in Australia

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High-speed rail[edit]

Does Australia have a High-speed rail? It is not listed in the article? --Avinesh Jose  T  11:29, 8 August 2008 (UTC)

Do you call 160 km/h high-speed - this is the fastest service speed. I have been working on an article on the various high speed rail proposals Australian has seen. Wongm (talk) 06:57, 10 August 2008 (UTC)
I didn't know it. Which is the article? --Avinesh Jose  T  06:53, 12 August 2008 (UTC)
Just finished it now: High-speed rail in Australia. Wongm (talk) 02:01, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Read the internet articles[edit]

In Rail_transport_in_Australia#Iron_ore the article says "Read the internet articles" - which ones? There are no links or references. I would love to read the articles but without links ... 210.80.142.30 (talk) 00:36, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

The phrase made no sense, so I have reworded it. http://www.railways.pilbara.net.au/ is a good railfan site about the railways of the area. Wongm (talk) 01:32, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

Presentation of rail gauges[edit]

In the "Milestones" section the rail gauges are presented differently, sometimes in feet and inches first, sometimes with metric measures first and sometimes with the names "standard gauge" and "broad gauge" and sometimes not. I think it would be preferable to have a consistent layout. Compare this:

With this:

The second example is more consistent and less cluttered. Therefore I think it would be preferable. What do others think? Michael Glass (talk) 11:23, 16 November 2011 (UTC)

Heritage and tourist railways[edit]

Is there anywhere a list of heritage and tourist railways in Australia? -- Riggenbach (talk) 23:54, 27 December 2011 (UTC)