Transportation By Train
The Premier Classe was first introduced in 2001 with only four coaches accommodating 24 guests.
In 2006 it became a dedicated luxury train with eleven coaches accommodating 84 guests, travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town (and back) twice a week.
The new Premier Classe train that was introduced in October 2007 accomodates 126 guests.Premier Classe now travels to four different routes including Johannesburg to Hoedspruit.
More info'sTel.: +27 (0) 86 000 8888, Fax: +27 (0) 11 773 7946 Website: www.premierclasse.co.za
Spoornet (a division of Transnet) operates in both the Freight Logistics and Passenger Rail Transport markets in Southern Africa.
In the Domestic Passenger market Spoornet provides transportation to more than 5 million people each year.
More info'sTel.: +27 (0) 11 7734437/7885, Fax: +27 (0) 11 773-8562 Website: www.transnetfreightrail-tfr.net
The Shongololo Express
The Blue Train
The Blue Train has an aura of mystique about it. Kings and presidents have travelled on this magnificent moving five-star hotel. Its very name has become synonymous with the ultimate in luxury and persronal service.
The rebuilt sleeper coaches contain the most spacious train suites in the world, offering every modern convenience and comfort.
The epitome of luxury, with handsome wood panelling and period Edwardian features, the air-conditioned suites accommodate two people offering the option of twin or spacious double beds.
All are equipped with a writing surface and, for valuables, a personal safe.