Welcome to the Umgeni Steam Railway's official website.

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

USR runs trains on the last Weekend of each month for the public in order to share the experience of railways past, and also to raise funds for ongoing and new projects.
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 Events, Twitter and for special train running dates.
Go To the Latest Train Schedule
How to Help
Major Damages on our Railway Line

Zapper Track Donation

ZapperTrack Donation

Umgeni Steam Railway Trains

Departs from Stokers Arms in Kloof and returns to Stokers Arms in Kloof.

Stops at Inchanga where the Inchanga Community organise a Craft Market, picnic area with food stalls.

Adult Child 2-12yrs Pensioner 60yrs+
R290 R200 R200

No Card Facilities at Inchanga or on the train, please carry cash to use on the train and in Inchanga.

The train is not wheelchair accessible.

Wheelchairs and prams go into baggage compartment.

Due to various reasons out of our control, the locomotive can be changed from steam to diesel.

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.


Due to Flood Damage all trains have been canceled.
Anouncements of further operations will be made when available.
Those booked on canceled trains will be notified

Colour Legend (Seats Available)
100+ Seats Left -100 Seats Left -50 Seats Left Booked Out/Closed

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

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

Plan what to do in Kloof with an itinerary including Umgeni Steam Railway

USR 35th Year Celebration.
(Photo - Pierre Retief 24/09/2017)

USR 35th Year Celebration Wesley Class 19D 2685.
(Photo - Pierre Retief 24 Sep 2017)