About this site
There is a growing group of railway enthusiasts in South Africa, interested in the historical development of railways during the past 150 years. This site aims to capture some material which might be of interest to those that share this interest.
In some cases, the front cover, frontispiece or table of contents could not be
found, but the remainder of the pages are complete. To contribute the missing
pages, or for suggestions, improvements or problems please contact me at
In line with the regulations published in the South African Government Gazette Vol. 657, No. 43164, we are including a link to the COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal.