Friends of the Rail Express Train Trip 2017

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Friends of the Rail Express Train Trip 2017 - Pretoria

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Friends of the Rail Express Train Trip 2017, from Hermanstad Train Station in Pretoria to Rayton and back, on Saturday, 25 November. Sit back and take in the scenery as the city scenes slip past, while sipping on drinks and snacks from the on-board kiosk. The nation’s premier steam railway club, Friends of the Rail take pride in having looked after the steam locos and running steam trains for 25 years. Preserving South Africa’s railway heritage they offer a look into a “living museum” and provide an experience unrivalled by Thomas the Tank Engine. For more information on the Train Schedule for the rest of 2017, go to

Friends of the Rail Express Train Trip 2017 Information:

Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 8am to 6pm
Adults R275.00, Pensioners 65+ R225.00, Teens 13 to 18yrs R200.00, Scholars 7 to 12yrs R175.00, Children 2 to 6yrs R125.00, Babies and toddlers 0 to 1yrs, free. Groups of 15 or more ‘fare paying’ passengers get a 10% discount when making a single booking with or directly with FOTR sales (either online using our booking form or by email to
Discount is NOT available when booking via Computicket (direct or via Shoprite/Checkers)
Hermanstad Train Station in Pretoria, 08:00.
Train departs at 08:00 from Hermanstad Train Station
Train arrives in Rayton at 11:00 then there is a short bus trip to Cullinan ( till we fix the stolen railway)
Train departs Culinan at 15:15 and arrives back at Hermandstad at 18:00
Spend four hours and 15-minutes in Cullinan
During the time in Cullinan, guests may choose from a variety of activities.
Departing from Hermanstad Train Station, the 60 year old railway coach is pulled by a steam loco and heads for Cullinan. Groupies


Surface Mine Tour:
Cullinan Tours, Premier Diamond Tours and Fundani Tours– No children under 10
Motorized Mine Tour:
Cullinan Tourism and history – No children under 10
Village Tour:
Do the “What can we do in Cullinan today?” on Cullinan map by yourself
Guided and with a game viewing truck – Great for groups with children
Spa Packages:
Cullinan Diamond Spa and Zau Spa
Golf Packages:
Cullinan Golf Club
Own Activities:
Large open area in Cullinan where you can play a game of cricket, etc.
Activities associated with a specific Restaurant:
Beer tasting at The Cockpit Brewhouse
Baking your own Pizza: Piacere and Plate Breaking, etc at As Greek as it Gets
Garden View:
Swimming pool, Volley ball court, soccer field, braai facilities, etc.
Diamond X Ranch:
Cowboy fun with and without horses –
Groups of 60 people and more – Swimming pool, game drives and walks
Cullinan Adventure Zone:
Gorge sliding, abseiling, quad bikes –
Friends of the Rail provides braai-fires for those who would like to braai Picnic: Two picnic areas in Cullinan Village if interested in doing a picnic (Self-catering or order baskets from Garden View) Restaurants: A variety of dining venues available

Friends of the Rail Express Train Trip 2017 Contact Details:

073 789 5429



Friends of the Rail
152 Miechaelson Street, 0082
South Africa