2ft Narrow Gauge

91 Class Update

91 010 is now on Sandstone’s rails having been unloaded late evening on October 31st. Our pict…

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Restoration update on Class NG10 number 61

Lukas Nel and his team at Bloemfontein have completed a new tender tank for Class NG10 number 61. Th…

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91 Class Diesel

Sandstone’s newly acquired 91 class diesel electric locomotive, 91 010, has been collected fro…

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Steam Report 24 Oct 2016

The Fouriesburg Country Tours have booked 2 trains, one on Thursday and the next one this coming Th…

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Steam Report 14 Oct 2016

Two weeks ago we had the 702 Radio Station with us on a short train to Grootdraai. We have steamed…

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NGG11 No 52 steams again after 46 years!


Last steamed around 1970 at Rustenburg Platinum Mines, Class NGG11 Garratt No.52 moved under its own…

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Diesel Power!

The Port Elizabeth to Avontuur 2 ft narrow gauge railway was very much a viable proposition in the…

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Steam Report 26 Sept

On Saturday the 24th of September we had our Heritage day event and have steamed Class NGG 16&rsquo…

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Sandstone Estates Steam Railway News 14 Sept 2016


During the last week and a half we have pulled out all the Stationary Boilers and Traction Engines f…

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Class NG10 South African Railways Number 61. The restoration begins.

The sole surviving NG10 narrow gauge pacific has been in the Sandstone collection for a number of y…

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