Umgeni Steam Railway Train Trips back in KZN

Umgeni Steam Railway Train Trips back in KZN

Choo Choo, all aboard!

Umgeni Steam train
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It's about that time again when families gather for a day outing at the Umgeni Steam Railway Train Trips.

The 86-year-old Steam Engine meanders along the Valley of 1000 Hills and promises great views. 

"This roughly 75 minutes trip departs from Inchanga Railway Station, meandering along the rolling hills of Natal, through one of the oldest operating tunnels in South Africa, with the sights of the Valley of 1000 Hills in the distance, before turning around at Botha's Hill for the return to Inchanga." (Umgeni Steam Railways)

Before or after your trip, you can browse through the Inchanga Station Craft Market where there are various treasures on sale, food to suit most tastes, and activities for the whole family.

Visit the Inchanga Railway Museum situated in the Old Station Master's House or find Thomas & Friends in the Modeller's Shed on the platform.

Ticket Prices for the Return Train Trip: Adults: R200pp / Pensioners (+60) & Children (2-12): R150pp

Book & pay within 48 hours to guarantee seats - spaces limited!

For more information & bookings visit

Please ensure you bring cash or use Zapper as there are no card facilities nor ATMS. Please arrive half an hour prior to departure to collect your tickets.

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