What famous train travels between Adelaide and Alice Springs and where did it get its name?
#36040. Asked by mochyn. (Jul 08 03 4:57 PM)
The Ghan train was so named in homage to the exploits of the Afghan cameleers.
Jul 08 03, 5:02 PM
It's known as the Ghan and got it's name from the Afghani workers who helped build it. They also brought their camels and some of these are now feral. However some have been "repatriated" back to Saudi Arabia as improved blood stock
Jul 15 03, 6:26 AM
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