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Track Record: The Story of Australia’s Railways - Tethered to the World (1991)


This is one episode from a four-part series that looks at the history of the railway network in Australia. This episode outlines the surviving tourist railways of Australia. It also looks at the problems presented by the legacies of the past – in particular the different gauge systems.

Curator’s notes

The other episodes in this series are Broken Journey, Missing Links and In the Spirit of Progress. Producer John Mabey has produced two other television series exploring Australia, Jack Absaloms’ Outback and This Land Australia.