Umgeni Steam Railway
Umgeni Steam Railway
Umgeni Steam Railway
Umgeni Steam Railway
Umgeni Steam Railway
Umgeni Steam Railway
Umgeni Steam Railway
Umgeni Steam Railway

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Umngeni Steam Railway is a railway heritage organisation operated by volunteers.Organisation has been in operation for some 37 years.Public trains run from Kloof Station (Stoker”s Arms)to Inchanga-a distance of 25km-on the first and last Sunday of each month.Inchanga has a colonial station (Built in the 1890’s) 45 minutes ride away along the picturesque Old Main Line,as it wends its way through the Valley of a Thousand Hills.The line was completed in 1880 and is one of the oldest active railway lines in South Africa today,renowned for its 1:30 gradients and 90m radius curves.It also sports the country’s oldest remaining railway tunnel still in regular use.From a small beginning we now carry up to 600 passengers each regular running day,and up to 800 people on special trains such as Santa Specials over summer holiday period.