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Train from Johannesburg to Cape Town - 5th and 6th March 2009
The train taken was a 'Premiere Classe' train, a cheaper alternative to the famous Blue Train. Compartments are usually booked by singles, couples or families. Very good meals, included in the ticket price, are provided. Passengers cars, if pre - booked, can be taken on the train. The journey is scheduled to take about 36 hours but unforeseen delays extended this about 4hours.
We took this mainly for nostalgic reasons - we had in our youth over 50 years earlier travelled this route before the arrival of air travel.
Pictures were largely taken from the moving train through the glass windows - a real 'point and shoot' experience with some strange results.