– KwaZulu-Natal: Umgeni Steam Railway forced to cease operations due to flood damage!

The devastating floods in mid-April 2022 caused extensive damage to Durban’s iconic Umgeni Steam Railway‘s track. Flooding washed away the foundation under the railway at several parts of the track, leaving the railway line hanging in the air.



The organisation was therefore forced to cease operations for the foreseeable future. According to a statement on facebook, the Umgeni Steam Railway estimates that around R1 million is needed to repair the railway line, and is desperately appealing for for any donations, either monetary or of materials and machinery…. READ MORE