The unused railway line

The Avontuur Railway, better known as the Apple Express narrow gauge line, was built between 1890 and 1906 to link the fruit growing Langkloof with Port Elizabeth.  The line doesn’t just cross the highest narrow gauge railway bridge in the world, but at 285 km is also said to be the longest narrow gauge line in the world.  So sad to see it not being used and falling further and further into disrepair.

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  1. Jo

    Most interesting post. Jonker. And sad to see this historical relic fall into disrepair!

  2. Lu-Gerda

    Baie jammer dat die treine nie meer gebruik word nie.