'There is no better way to travel than with St James Rail. The journeys are incredibly well researched and meticulously planned by the founder and tour leaders'

Peter and Joan (Mosman)

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Grosvenor Place

NSW 1220


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Tel: +61 2 9326 9660

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What's New

COVID-19 update 

1st Apr 2020 


Sat 24 - Thu 29 Apr 2021

- New Date /BOOK NOW 

NUTCORE - Home of May Gibbs 2020

Wed 18 Nov 2020

- New Date /BOOK NOW 


Mon 23-Wed 25 Nov 2020

- New Date/BOOK NOW


Tue 20 Oct – Fri 13 Nov 2020


Welcome,  welcome back.

If you are new to St James Rail (SJR) - welcome.

To our regular SJR travellers - welcome back.


St James Rail specialise in personalised, escorted tours, across Australia and around the world - we’ve been looking after people for more than 35 years as we explore the world by rail.


We are very proud that our tours are researched, planned and led by us - Takako Ishige and Owen Johnstone-Donnet - who are you personal contacts and tour leaders from the first email or phone call, until the end of the tour.  


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Join us as for a six day / five night rail cruise aboard the Southern Aurora through regional NSW - with sleeping, lounge and dining cars. Mark Anzac Day in the Riverina town of Coolamon as we salute the Hon Tim Fischer AC, friend and traveller with St James Rail over many years. Enjoy the great scenery of areas not normally visited by passenger trains, watch the world pass from the lounge car, and enjoy fine meals and taste local produce.

Date: Sat 24 to Thu 29 April 2021 -  new date 

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NUTCOTE - the home of May Gibbs

Join us for a day tour to Nutcote the home of famed author May Gibbs - one of Australia’s foremost children’s authors and illustrators and best known for the iconic Australian children’s story - Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Join us for an inspection of Nutcote, luncheon and travel by ferry on Sydney Harbour.

Date: Wednesday 18 November 2020 new date 



 A three day, two night rail / coach journey to the Central West to explore Millthorpe, Carcoar, Canobolas and Orange in autumn. Taste local regional food, great cool-climate wines, and an excellent degustation meal at Millthorpe’s famed hatted restaurant – Tonic.

Date: Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 November 2020 

- new date 

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