Rail map of Victoria, South Australia & Southern New South Wales
The south-eastern corner of Australia's mainland is the most populous part of the nation. The major cities of Sydney, Melbourne,Canberra and Adelaide are here and there are many significant provincial cities and towns. Long distance passenger rail services link these major cities, and frequent trains link Melbourne and Sydney to provincial cities and rural areas in New South Wales and Victoria. Suburban train networks serve the suburbs of Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne. Melbourne has one of the world's most extensive electric street tramway networks, whilst both Adelaide and Sydney each have a light rail line.