Privacy Policy

Welcome to our website. By accessing or using our website, you agree to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions. Please read them carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use our website.

Data Collection and Usage
We value your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. While we collect data to improve your experience, we do not sell or share the data we collect with third parties.

Data Security
We take reasonable measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee absolute security. By using our website, you acknowledge and accept that we cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage resulting from a data breach.

User Responsibilities
By using our website, you agree to:

Provide accurate and truthful information where required.
Use the website in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.
Refrain from any activity that could harm our website or other users.

Limitation of Liability
We strive to ensure the accuracy of the information on our website but do not warrant its completeness or correctness. We will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages arising from the use or inability to use our website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Changes to Terms
We reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. Changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website. Your continued use of the website constitutes acceptance of the revised terms.

Governing Law
These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa. Any disputes arising out of or in connection with these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of South Africa.

Contact Information
If you have any questions or concerns about these terms and conditions, please contact us.

By using our website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Thank you for visiting!

Cookies Policy

We use cookies to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalized services. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in this policy.

What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on your device by your web browser. They help us remember your preferences, improve site performance, and analyze how our site is used.

Types of Cookies We Use
Essential Cookies: Necessary for the website to function properly.
Performance Cookies: Collect anonymous data on how visitors use our site.
Functional Cookies: Remember your preferences and enhance functionality.
Targeting/Advertising Cookies: Used to deliver relevant ads and track ad performance.

Managing Cookies
You can control and manage cookies through your browser settings. Disabling cookies may affect your user experience and certain site functionalities.

By continuing to use our website, you consent to our use of cookies. Thank you for visiting!

Terms and Conditions

  • The train runs even if it rains. Trains are only cancelled if conditions are unsafe to passengers and crew.
  • Dogs/pets are not permitted to travel on the train.
  • Umgeni Steam Railway cannot be held responsible for Personal Passenger Safety. Children are to be under the care of a guardian at all times.
  • The trains are not wheel-chair accessible, however, disabled parking and toilets are available at the Inchanga Railway Station.
  • Food is not served on the train. Snacks and refreshments are allowed on the train, refreshments bar is also available for sale on the train and at Inchanga Station.
  • All correspondence regarding a booking has to include the booking number in the message. This makes finding a booking through hundreds of bookings easier.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling of a booking can only considered for a refund if notified before 48hrs of the excursion without exception. No cancelations can be considered, for any reason, leading up to the trip at short notice.
  • Should Umgeni Steam Railway need to cancel a train, you will be contacted as soon as possible. Please note that due to the volume of bookings per train, the notice of cancelations will be emailed as this is the quickest means to notify passengers.
  • On cancellation of a train, passengers are given a choice for a refund or a voucher for the amount paid to use to rebook for a future train.
  • Note: to prevent cancellation of steam train should technical problem arise, a vintage diesel may replace the steam locomotive. An email will notify you of this change.
  • Umgeni Steam Railway is an independent Rail Operator not associated with Transnet, TFR, Metro Rail or PRASA.

T&Cs applies for all trips booked with Umgeni Steam Railway. By continuing to book a trip using this website you agree to the t&cs of Umgeni Steam Railway.