Where can I watch the great Australian railway journeys?

Where can I watch the great Australian railway journeys?

Watch Great Australian Railway Journeys online | YouTube TV (Free Trial)

What is the longest train journey in Australia?

The train’s route includes the world’s longest straight stretch of railway track, a 478-kilometre (297 mi) stretch of the Trans-Australian Railway across the Nullarbor Plain….Indian Pacific.

Start Sydney Central
End East Perth Terminal
Distance travelled 4,352 km (2,704.21 mi)
Average journey time 70.5-75 hours

When was great Australian Railway Journeys filmed?

Upcoming SBS factual Great Australian Railway Journeys has been pushed back to 2020. Michael Portillo filmed the series in 2018 including trips on the Indian Pacific and The Ghan. It was announced at SBS Upfronts last November for 2019 but sources confirm it will now screen next year.

How many series of Great British Railway Journeys are there?

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Great British Railway Journeys
No. of series 13
No. of episodes 245
Executive producers Charlie Bunce (Series 1–2) John Comerford (Series 3–6)

Who is Michael Portillo wife?

Carolyn Eadiem. 1982
Michael Portillo/Wife

How long does the train take from Sydney to Perth?

approximately 3 days 3h
Is there a direct train between Sydney and Perth? Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Perth. Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 3 days 3h.

When did Michael Portillo visit Australia?


No. Episode First broadcast
Portillo travels from Canberra to Melbourne visiting Parliament House, the Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Puffing Billy Railway
5 “Kuranda to Townsville” 23 November 2019
Portillo travels from Kuranda to Townsville visiting the Great Barrier Reef
6 “Newcastle to Brisbane” 30 November 2019

When is the Great Australian Railway Journeys on?

Great Australian Railway Journeys is a BBC Two documentary series produced by Boundless and presented by Michael Portillo. Great Australian Railway Journeys was first broadcast on BBC Two over six consecutive Saturday nights from 26 October 2019.

What are the Great Rail Journeys of the world?

Great Rail Journeys of the World. 1 1. Rocky Mountaineer, Canada. Get ready to be transported to a world like no other, of magnificent coastal mountains, deep rocky canyons, aqua glacial 2 2. The Ghan, Australia. 3 3. The Blue Train, South Africa. 4 4. Glacier Express, Switzerland. 5 5. Shinkansen Bullet Train, Japan.

Which is the best train to travel in Australia?

Guests who join us aboard Australia’s legendary train The Ghan will encounter many of these incredible landscapes on one of the world’s greatest railway journeys between Alice Springs at the country’s heart and Adelaide on the south coast. Size also dictates Australia’s complex climates which vary depending upon the region and time of year.

Which is the longest train from Australia to Canada?

In terms of the worlds longest train journeys, Australia’s Indian Pacific is the 21st longest in the world with most of the previous 20 being located in Russia and China. The only Western route that is longer is the The Canadian, from Toronto to Canada at 92 hours and 4,466km.