2ft Narrow Gauge

Railway Safety Regulator Permit

Sandstone receives its Railway Safety Regulator operating permit for 2018.

The Railway Safety Regul…

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Boiler repairs on NGG16 number 113

Lukas Nel and his team have now begun the descaling process on the boiler and outer firebox of 113.…

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NGG16 number 113, a first update for 2018.

Work has begun on grinding the tube plate at the firebox end of the boiler on 113. This needs to be…

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Our final Steam Report for 2017

Our final Steam Report for 2017. Click on the link to see the latest Sandstone Railway news.

From a…

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Update on NGG16 number 113

This is our last report for 2017 before the workshop in Bloemfontein closes for the holiday break on…

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The boiler repairs begin on NGG16 number 113.

Lukas Nel and the Bloemfontein team have begun removing the tubes from NGG16 113. Our pictures show…

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Sandstone acquires the last two known G type cattle wagons from Port Elizabeth-Avontuur line.

The transport of live cattle by rail has long faded into history on the South African rail system an…

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NGG16 Number 113 to be retubed.

NGG16 number 113, built by Beyer Peacock in 1939, has been moved to Sandstone’s Bloemfontein Worksho…

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Steam Report 28 Nov 2017

The latest steam report from Gert Jubileus and his team at Sandstone is now available. Click here v…

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The Cherry Express.

NG15 number 17 is ready for action over the next two days with The Cherry Express in conjunction wit…

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