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...

Pending restoration of NGG16A number 155


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

Click here to read.

Stars of Sandstone in the Buses magazine

The British Heritage press

British Heritage Journalist, John Titlow, was an enthusiastic visitor to Stars of Sandstone 2019 and has written a number of articles for the British Heritage press. The February 2020 edition of Buses magazine has a story on Sandstone’s ex Welkom Bristol bus with some interesting new facts on the vehicle.
Click the links to Read More: Busses 1 & Busses 2

Old Glory Magazine UK

Old Glory, from the UK, is a broad based heritage equipment magazine and  has always been a major supporter of Sandstone’s activities. John Titlow, during his visit to South Africa for our Stars of Sandstone event in April 2019, took a short tour around South Africa and has written an article “Preservation South African style” for Old Glory.

Click here to read the article.

Narrow Gauge World

Narrow Guage World

The attached article has just appeared in Narrow Gauge World.

It is a fitting tribute to Lukas Nel’s integrity, dedication and skill which was displayed in huge measure during the restoration of this very rare locomotive.

Click here to read

Heritage Railway Magazine

Heritage Railway Magazine

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

We have had lots of coverage on the Blue Train experience

We have had lots of coverage on the Blue Train experience

the blue train


Stationary Engine news

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Danie Pretorius who runs our Stationary Engine group is one of a number of very enthusiastic Stationary Engine collectors in South Africa.  A very recent article on their activities in SA has appeared in the latest edition of Stationary Engine Magazine – click here to see the magazine article.


Volksblad 14th September

Afrikaner Volksblad

Some excellent coverage in Volksblad on the 14th September edition for Stars of Sandstone and our upcoming Open Days: Click here to view

SA Rail Vol 56 No 2 2018.

We received some good coverage of the NG10 restoration in the latest issue of SA Rail. Click below to view the articles:

Part 1 
Part 2