• Chistmas Trains

    15th Dec to 17 Dec 2021
    Inchanga to Botha's Hill Return

    Board the train at Incahanga
    You can spend the Day at Inchanga
    Santa Visits passengers on the train
    Peruse the local Craft Market for home made goodies
    Buy something to eat from the food vedors
    Sing Carols on the evening trains only

    PRICES
    adult ………… r170ea
    child/OAP … r110ea
    BOOK EARLY to avoid disapointment
  • USR Open Day

Christmas 2022 Bookings open
Book soon to avoid Disapointment

Welcome to the Umgeni Steam Railway's official website.

A non-profit organisation dedicated to the preservation of railway heritage in South Africa.

With the ongoing repairs to the railway line, all trains will depart from Inchanga
The Inchanga Craft Market at Inchanga Railway Station is open everytime trains run.  Craft goodies, food and refreshements are always for sale on the train days listed below.
Keep an eye on the website timetable, Facebook and for special train running dates.
Go To the Latest Train Schedule

Umgeni Steam Railway Trains

PRICE LIST
Adult Child 2-12yrs Pensioner 60yrs+

Trains from Inchanga to Botha's Hill Return
R170 R110 R110


Due to the repairs still been done on the Railway Line to Kloof, all trains will depart from Inchanga Station.

No Card Facilities at Inchanga or on the train, only CASH and ZAPPER accepted.

The train is not wheelchair accessible.

Should we need to CANCEL any train for whatever reason, passengers are contacted automatically and offered to hold the booking for a future date or to be Refunded in full.


Train Booking Form

TRAIN SCHEDULE

Thursday
15 December 2022

Train 1
Dept: 09h00
Retn: 10h15
 270 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 2
Dept: 11h00
Retn: 12h15
 230 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 3
Dept: 13h00
Retn: 14h15
 260 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 4
Dept: 15h00
Retn: 16h15
 250 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 5
Dept: 17h00
Retn: 18h15
 220 seats 
Carols-by-Candlelight
Steam train
Friday
16 December 2022

Train 1
Dept: 09h00
Retn: 10h15
 220 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 2
Dept: 11h00
Retn: 12h15
 140 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 3
Dept: 13h00
Retn: 14h15
 210 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 4
Dept: 15h00
Retn: 16h15
 250 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 5
Dept: 17h00
Retn: 18h15
 160 seats 
Carols-by-Candlelight
Steam train
Saturday
17 December 2022

Train 1
Dept: 09h00
Retn: 10h15
 220 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 2
Dept: 11h00
Retn: 12h15
 170 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 3
Dept: 13h00
Retn: 14h15
 220 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 4
Dept: 15h00
Retn: 16h15
 240 seats 
Santa Train
Steam train

Train 5
Dept: 17h00
Retn: 18h15
 120 seats 
Carols-by-Candlelight
Steam train
Monday
26 December 2022

Train 1
Dept: 09h00
Retn: 10h15
 250 seats 
Boxing Day
Steam train

Train 2
Dept: 11h00
Retn: 12h15
 70 seats 
Boxing Day
Steam train

Train 3
Dept: 13h00
Retn: 14h15
 180 seats 
Boxing Day
Steam train

Train 4
Dept: 15h00
Retn: 16h15
 280 seats 
Boxing Day
Steam train

Train 5
Dept: 17h00
Retn: 18h15
 270 seats 
Boxing Day
Steam train
Saturday
7 January 2023

Train 1
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 19h45
 270 seats 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train

Train 2
Dept: 11h00
Retn: 12h15
 260 seats 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train

Train 3
Dept: 13h30
Retn: 14h45
 280 seats 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train

Train 4
Dept: 15h30
Retn: 16h45
 280 seats 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train





Sunday
8 January 2023

Train 1
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 19h45
 280 seats 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train

Train 2
Dept: 11h00
Retn: 12h15
 280 seats 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train

Train 3
Dept: 13h30
Retn: 14h45
 280 seats 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train

Train 4
Dept: 15h30
Retn: 16h45
 280 seats 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train





Colour Legend (Seats Available)
100+ Seats Left -100 Seats Left -50 Seats Left Booked Out/Closed
Directions to Inchanga Station

Note:  Trains run only on the dates and time listed above.

You will be required to arrive at Inchanga Station half an hour prior to departure time.
Trains run on time.
















Class 19D 2685 Wesley leaving the shed at Inchanga to start the day.
(Photo - Graham Gillett 29 Oct 2017)

Inchanga Choo Choo climbing to Botha's Hill.
(Photo - Luke Hawkins 16 Apr 2017)