Welcome to the Umgeni Steam Railway's official website.
USR is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the preservation of railway heritage in South Africa.

USR runs trains on the last Sunday 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.

Keep an eye on the website timetable, Facebook Events, Twitter and Google+ Events for special train running dates.

Bookings are open, online payments still to be sorted. You will be emailed payment details after making a booking.

Inchanga Choo Choo Schedule

DateAM DepPM DepEV Dep
Sun 30 Oct 201608h3012h30
Sun 27 Nov 201608h3012h30
Fri 16 Dec 201608h30 - Santa12h30 - Santa17h00 - Carols-by-Candlelight
Sat 17 Dec 201608h30 - Santa12h30 - Santa17h00 - Carols-by-Candlelight
Sun 18 Dec 201608h30 - Santa12h30 - Santa17h00 - Carols-by-Candlelight
Mon 26 Dec 201612h3017h00
Tue 27 Dec 201608h3012h30

Note: All trains depart from Kloof Station (Stokers Arms Restaurant and Bar)

Red Listed and Strike-Through times indicate that the train is fully booked and or bookings have closed.

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

Price List

AdultChild 2yrs-12yrsPensioner 65yrs+

Children Under 2 are lap passengers.

Prices are for the train ride only. A craft market with food stalls is available at Inchanga and a refreshment bar is on the train.

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

Important Anouncements

Due to maintenance issues with the Steam Locomotives, the Inchanga Choo Choo will be hauled with a Diesel locomotive until further notice. Please keep checking on this website or follow our Facebook Page, Google+ Page or Twitter for when steam will be back in action.

Next trains run on the 30th October 2016.

Check the “Contact” page for links to our social media sites.

Photo with compliments of Luke Hawkins.