3ft 6" Cape Gauge

Completing the Task!

As part of the moves of our 3’6” gauge locomotives and rolling stock to Sandstone, we committed to p…

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The last arrival at Sandstone!

The last item of 3’6” gauge rolling stock, which had been stored at the old Germiston Steam Depot,…

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The Great Locomotive Moves-the final instalment.


After our story on 3 November, at the start of the locomotive moves from Germiston to Ficksburg, we…

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The Grafton Crane number 187 finally arrives at Sandstone.

The Sandstone Grafton Steam Crane, dating from 1950, has arrived at Sandstone after being delayed by…

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The last arrival from Bloemfontein.

Although we completed the moves of the Sandstone assets from Bloemfontein a few weeks ago, one item…

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The great locomotive moves. Part 2!

After the ground-breaking road movements of Sandstone 3’6’ gauge locomotives from Bloemfontein in Au…

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The last locomotive from Bloemfontein moves to Sandstone.

The last Sandstone locomotive has now left Transnet’s  Bloemfontein Depot and has arrived at Sa…

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We received this excellent video of GMAM 4114 arriving at Sandstone which shows the sheer size of th…

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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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Bloemfontein Loco Moves. GMAM 4114 arrives at Sandstone.

GMAM 4114 has been off loaded at Sandstone into its new position next to the main security gate. Our…

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