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10 May 2017
“Narrow gauge steam or diesel hauled heritage train trip”
17 Apr 2017
“Paton Express is wonderful”
Ixopo Station, Ixopo 3276, South Africa
+27 83 273 8037
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Patons Country Narrow Gauge Railway runs steam and diesel hauled heritage trains through attractive hilly rural and forest countryside between the provincial town of Ixopo and the station for the African village of Carisbrooke. The area is the setting for part of the plot of...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a delightful morning on the Paton Express! The hosts were informative and helpful beyond the call of duty. This should be on every family's to do list from both PMB and Durban. An additional bonus is the drive there is absolutely exquisite. Will definitely...More

Thank 181jessed
Reviewed 20 December 2016

For many years we tried to have a trip on this train. At last it was worth it all the way. We left the station at 10h30 and got back at 13h45. It was a small steam train. That run on wood and coal. A...More

1  Thank cobusTheunissen
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The whole experience was unique from beginning to end. This is a family run business, which has strong ties to uplifting the community. From the old station house and sheds which have been reconstructed from various historic buildings around KZN that were being vandalised to...More

1  Thank ALISON W
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