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Camel train

As the name implies, a camel train is a series of camels carrying goods or passengers in a group as part of a regular or semi-regular service between two points.

Although camel transport is most important in desert countries of the Middle East, in the English-speaking world the term "camel train" most often applies to Australia, notably the service that once carried connected a railhead at Oodnadatta in South Australia to Alice Springs in the center of the continent. The service ended when the train line was extended to Alice Springs in 1929; that train is still called "Ghan" as a shortened version of "Afghan camel train."