On Monday 17 April 1950, this Sunderland Flying Boat crashed in the Durban Harbour in the Maydon Channel. The channel was used as a landing point for these aircraft that were used on the route up through Africa.
The following link was sent to us by past Chairman, Hardy Wilson. I’m sure the article which commemorates some of the unsung heroes will be enjoyed by both historians and railway enthusiasts. Click on the link below to access the
It is refreshing to see an old railway station being creatively used for a change. Most of Transnet’s assets have simply been allowed to fall into disuse or vandalized. The Lions River Station is an example where these old buildings
This line in the region described by Alan Paton in “Cry the Beloved Country”, used to steam between the Umzimkulu and Ixopo via Carisbrooke. This album has images of the locos and rolling stock based in Ixopo and featuring NG11
Railway Development in Colonial Natal Hardy E Wilson Railway History Society – KZN The N.G.R. Coat of Arms The development of railways in colonial Natal is a story as full of intrigue and attempted chicanery as a good detective