In the Press

It has been a good time for international press coverage of Sandstone's activities.

We have received an influx of articles appearing which covered various aspects of our heritage programme here in South Africa...

Narrow Gauge World reviews Sandstone ‘s latest book.

Narrow Gauge World reviews Sandstone ‘s latest book.

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Heritage Railway Magazine


Heritage Railway Magazine has given us a boost for our Easter event!

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Sandstone’s latest book gets a positive review at The Railway Magazine.



Sandstone’s latest book gets a positive review at The Railway Magazine.

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The new Sandstone book Reviews

The new Sandstone book- The Sandstone Steam Railway-the story continues -has received a great revie…

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Vintage Spirit Magazine.


Vintage Spirit Magazine.

The UK magazine, Vintage Spirit, features the forthcoming Cherry Festival e…

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Vintage Spirit Magazine July 2022

With our limited events during and after the Covid pandemic, coverage of Sandstone in international…

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Classic Military Vehicle magazine March 2022.

This prestigious UK magazine features an article on Sandstone’s collection of military vehicles in i…

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Rolling, Winter 2021/22 Issue 187

Derek Rayner, one of the foremost authorities on road steam and a good friend of Sandstone, has sent…

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Heritage Railway.

The latest edition of Heritage Railway Magazine in the UK has given us great coverage of the restor…

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Narrow Gauge World Magazine


Narrow Gauge World magazine, from the UK, has always been a major supporter of Sandstone and recentl…

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Narrow Gauge News Magazine

The highly regarded Narrow Gauge News magazine from the UK has given us a short feature on the Bloe…

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Germiston Loco moves

The press in the Germiston area, courtesy of the Caxton Group and their reporter Charmaine Slater, h…

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Heritage Railway UK Issue 285. The story of the recent loco moves to Sandstone.

 

Heritage Railway magazine has given us an excellent article on our recent 3’6” gauge locomot…

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Sandstone features in Rove SA online.

 

At time when tourism is under threat from the pandemic it is good to see positive publicity…

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Heritage steam engines trade rail for road to get to new home. Times Live

A great article on our loco moves from Bloemfontein to Sandstone with many thanks to Paul Ash and T…

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Sandstone on the Steam Railway magazine bucket list!


Although the global Covid 19 pandemic has slowed down international travel considerably, Steam Railw…

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Classics In action!

 

The UK magazine, Tractor and Farming Heritage, has run two articles on Sandstone using class…

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Sandstone’s Oxen on Kyknet.

 


DSTV Channel, Kyknet, will broadcast a feature on the Sandstone Oxen on March 8 2021 at 21h00…

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  The Spring Steam Festival

The Spring Steam Festival has been gaining momentum with more coverage in the media. You can see wh…

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The Spring Steam Festival

The Spring Steam Festival has been gaining momentum with extensive coverage in the media. You can s…

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Aveling & Porter Steam Roller

One non railway heritage item saved from the demise of the South African National Railway and Steam…

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Pending restoration of NGG16A number 155

Heritage Railway has featured the pending restoration of NGG16A number 155 in the March 2020 issue.…

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Stars of Sandstone in the Buses magazine

British Heritage Journalist, John Titlow, was an enthusiastic visitor to Stars of Sandstone 2019 an…

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Old Glory Magazine UK


Old Glory, from the UK, is a broad based heritage equipment magazine and  has always been a maj…

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Narrow Gauge World

The attached article has just appeared in Narrow Gauge World.

It is a fitting tribute to Lukas Nel’…

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Heritage Railway Magazine

Heritage Railway Magazine Where Mountains meet the Stars - Click here to read

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Stationary Engine news

Danie Pretorius who runs our Stationary Engine group is one of a number of very enthusiastic Statio…

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Volksblad 14th September

Some excellent coverage in Volksblad on the 14th September edition for Stars of Sandstone and our u…

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We received some good coverage of the NG10 restoration in the latest issue of SA Rail. Click below t…

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Replica or Authentic?

Sandstone Steam Railway puts forward its case in the latest edition of Narrow Gauge World. Click he…

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Railways Africa Issue 2 2018.

Railways Africa has published a great article on the building of the new Seb’s Railway at Sandstone…

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David Shepherd.

Steam Railway magazine has published an obituary from Sandstone Heritage Trust on this great man wh…

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The Last Rites of The Alfred County Railway

Narrow gauge enthusiasts around the world have been shocked by the scrapping of the last remaining…

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Preservation is a world wide activity and we are honoured at Sandstone to be part of that global mov…

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David Shepherd CBE

Les Pivnic has sent us an article he wrote on David Shepherd for the SASSAR magazine in December 19…

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Getaway Magazine September 2017

The September 2017 edition of Getaway magazine has an interesting article by Tyson Jopson on a road…

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Jagga Jasoos. Bollywood comes to Sandstone!

The Bollywood movie Jagga Jasoos (in English, Detective Jagga), scenes of which were filmed at Sand…

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Media News from the UK


 
The prestigious rail magazines, Narrow Gauge World and The Railway Magazine have recently give…

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 North British Locomotive Preservation

The latest newsletter from the North British Locomotive Preservation Group features Sandstone He…

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New Line at Sanstone

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SAFM previews Stars of Sandstone 2017

Karen Key, the presenter of Time to Travel, recently interview…

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Country Life magazine feature - Living the Steam

Country Life magazine feature - Living the Steam

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Narrow Gauge World - Not ratty at all...

Narrow Gauge World - Not ratty at all...

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Narrow Gauge World - Restored in Bright Yellow

Narrow Gauge World - Restored in Bright Yellow

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Avoiding the Catastrophes of Railway Preservation in Narrow Gauge World Newsletter No 108

Avoiding the Catastrophes of Railway Preservation in Narrow Gauge World Newsletter No 108

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Narrow Gauge World - Letter to the Editor

Narrow Gauge World - Letter to the Editor

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Stars of Sandstone 2015 Press - Ou Treine Stoom Weer Voort

Stars of Sandstone 2015 Press - Ou Treine Stoom Weer Voort

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Goldsmith - The Pyrenees Heritage Preservation Magazine

Goldsmith - The Pyrenees Heritage Preservation Magazine

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The Railway Magazine July 2015 - Angolan survivors restored by heritage trust

The Railway Magazine July 2015 - Angolan survivors restored by heritage trust…

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The Sandstone Experience - Review of Stars 2015

The Sandstone Experience - Review of Stars 2015

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Stars 2015 publicity - War Zone loco steams again at Sandstone

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