'It’s been 10 years of backbreaking toil': Last toot toot of the steam engine

16 February 2020 - 00:00

For the first time in 132 years, the sight and sound of a steam engine pulling a train across the Johannesburg landscape is no more. After almost three decades, nonprofit steam train operator Reefsteamers, which operated tourist trains to Irene, Magaliesburg and Heidelberg, is to be liquidated.

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