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 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.
The Inchanga Conservancy run the Craft Market at Inchanga Railway Station everytime USR run a train.  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 Google+ Events for special train running dates.

Locomotive has changed to Diesel for 25 Nov 2018 due to technical issue.

Stokers Arms Special
Scottys Plant Hire

Supports Umgeni Steam Railway

de la Plata Special

Umgeni Steam Railway Trains

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

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

PRICE LIST
Adult Child 2-12yrs Pensioner 65yrs+
R260 R190 R190
Family Special for the Christmas Holiday
Book 2xAdults and 2xChildren or more and get R100 discount.
OAP not included in Special.
Payment to be made 48hrs from Booking Date or by Noon before the trip which ever comes first.
Special falls away if booking is changed to below the specials terms.
Special is only applied to bookings on this website and not for cash at the station
Only R100 discount per booking no matter the numbers booked.

Train Booking Form

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.

TRAIN TIMETABLE

DateAMPMEV
Sunday
25 Nov 2018
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 140 seats left 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Diesel train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 120 seats left 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Diesel train



Saturday
15 Dec 2018



Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 220 seats left 
Santa Train
Steam train
Dept: 17h00
Retn: 21h00
 240 seats left 
Carols-by-Candlelight
Steam train
Sunday
16 Dec 2018
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 240 seats left 
Santa Train
Steam train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 210 seats left 
Santa Train
Steam train
Dept: 17h00
Retn: 21h00
 250 seats left 
Carols-by-Candlelight
Steam train
Monday
17 Dec 2018
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 230 seats left 
Santa Train
Steam train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 240 seats left 
Santa Train
Steam train



Saturday
22 Dec 2018
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 270 seats left 
Santa Train
Steam train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 220 seats left 
Santa Train
Steam train
Dept: 17h00
Retn: 21h00
 230 seats left 
Carols-by-Candlelight
Steam train
Sunday
23 Dec 2018
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 230 seats left 
Santa Train
Steam train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 210 seats left 
Santa Train
Steam train
Dept: 17h00
Retn: 21h00
 210 seats left 
Carols-by-Candlelight
Steam train
Wednesday
26 Dec 2018
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 330 seats left 
Boxing Day Morning
Diesel train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 290 seats left 
Boxing Day Afternoon
Diesel train



Saturday
29 Dec 2018
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 350 seats left 
Year End Special
Diesel train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 350 seats left 
Year End Special
Diesel train



Sunday
30 Dec 2018
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 350 seats left 
Year End Special
Diesel train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 360 seats left 
Year End Special
Diesel train



Monday
31 Dec 2018
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 360 seats left 
Year End Special
Diesel train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 360 seats left 
2018 Final Train
Diesel train



Tuesday
1 Jan 2019



Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h30
 340 seats left 
2019 New Year
Diesel train



Sunday
6 Jan 2019
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 270 seats left 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 280 seats left 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train



Sunday
27 Jan 2019
Dept: 08h30
Retn: 11h45
 280 seats left 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train
Dept: 12h30
Retn: 16h00
 270 seats left 
Inchanga Choo Choo
Steam train



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.






Class 3BR 1486 Maureen travelling to Inchanga with the Inchanga Choo Choo.
(Photo - Luke Hawkins)

Class 19D 2685 Wesley with commemorative head board.
(Photo - Graham Gillett 29 Oct 2017)