Sandstone open at Cherry Festival Time!

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Sandstone’s latest restored steam locomotive will be hauling trains over the weekend. The 1968 Johannesburg built NGG16A number 155 will haul trains for the first time in 21 years!


Sandstone open at Cherry Festival Time! 19 to 20 November 2021 plus the launch of their latest steam locomotive, NGG16A number 155.

The Cherry Festival has not been confirmed for  Ficksburg in 2021 due to the Covid 19 pandemic but a number of local establishments will be open over the weekend of Friday19th November and Saturday 20th November together with Sandstone who will be holding a steam festival over the two days. From the 19th November until 20th November Sandstone will be offering train rides together with opportunities to view the Sandstone Heritage collection.

Entrance is R250 for adults and R140 for children under 12.
Trains will run from 10h00 on Friday 19
th  and from 10h00 on Saturday 21st November.


Please note that strict Covid 19 protocols will be followed and no one will be admitted if not wearing a mask. A screened temperature over 37 degrees will also result in non-admittance together with other members of the party.
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