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STEAM TRAIN CHALLENGE

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Cape Town – Wellington

Date: 19th October 2018
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The day before the Steam Train Challenge, you can take a trip from Cape Town to Wellington.

Tickets: R300 per Adult / R150 per Child / Infants under 2 – FREE
Duration: 2 Hours
Inclusions: Train Ticket
Departure Point: Royal Cape Yacht Club in Cape Town

Wellington – Ceres (Man vs Machine)

Date: 20th October 2018
Time: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Supporters of those participating in the race can be part of the race by taking the scenic option by train. But, you need to be quick as there is only 120 train tickets available. Take a step back in history.
The Steam Train Challenge promises to be a wonderful day out for both participants and spectators alike, with refreshment stations and viewing points along the route and an exciting finish area at the Ceres Golf and Eco Estate. Here, patrons will be greeted by fantastic live entertainment, refreshment and retail stalls and a fun-filled entertainment village for the kids.
As the race is a great team-building opportunity, the finish area will lend itself to be the perfect final touch to further galvanise your team spirit. Enjoy yourself in the general public area or book one of the specially demarcated areas for your team to celebrate afterwards. Contact and info http://steamtrainchallenge.co.za/

Tickets: R350 per Adult / R200 per Child / Infants under 2 – FREE
Duration: 5 Hours
Inclusions: Train ticket from Wellington to Ceres
Departure Point: Wellington Station

Ceres – Cape Town

Date: 21st October 2018
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
The day after the Steam Train challenge the train will travel from Ceres to Cape Town with a stop in Wellington

Tickets: R350 per Adult / R200 per Child / Infants under 2 – FREE
Duration: 5 Hours
Inclusions: Your train ticket
Departure Point: Ceres – Ceres Golf Estate

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CAPE TOWN • ELGIN

ELGIN

On weekends as per advertised dates, Ceres Rail Company will be offering a day trip to the Elgin Railway Market.

Departing at 08h00 from the Royal Cape Yacht Club in Cape Town, you will enjoy a 3 hour train journey
to Elgin where you will leisurely spend 3.5 hours at the newly established, Art Deco & Art Nouveau inspired, Elgin Railway Market.
While enjoying live music, you can pander through the selection of tantalising food and beverage stalls as well as a wide selection of home grown wines for your enjoyment.
Departing from Elgin at 14:30 you will embark on your relaxing train journey back to Cape Town with your estimated arrival time being 17h30.

Tickets: R750 per Adult / R500 per Child / Infants under 2 – FREE
Duration:
9.5 Hours
Inclusions: Train Trip
Exclusions: Goods for sale at the Elgin Railway Market

Departure Point: Royal Cape Yacht Club in Cape Town

CHERRY FAIR TRAIN – CAPE TOWN TO CERES RETURN

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Cherry Fair Train – Cape Town to Ceres return

Dates Available: 24 November 2018 & 25 November 2018
Time: 07:30 am to 18:30 pm

Cherry season is coming soon, and that means that the annual Cherry Fair will be returning to the Ceres Golf Club in November. Ceres Rail will be there to enjoy all the festivities along with Cherry Time™ and an array of cherry inspired artisans.
We have scheduled 2 return trips from Cape Town to Ceres:

Saturday 24 November &
Sunday 25 November 2018

Choose the day that is best for you and enjoy a full day of travelling up to the Ceres Cherry Route, with a very special stop at the Cherry Fair.
We depart from outside the Royal Cape Yacht Club at 07:30.

Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, muffins, cupcakes and other snacks are available for sale (cash only) in the Dining Car, where you can comfortably sit and enjoy it.
Beverages are for sale in the Bar Car. We serve a basic selection of beer, cider, wine, bubbly, cold drinks and water. This is subject to change without prior notice.
We will make our way to Ceres, travelling through the picturesque landmarks of Wellington, Nuwekloof Pass, Wolseley, & Michell’s Pass and then reach Ceres Golf Estate at about 12:00.

Passengers can then disembark to join the Cherry Fair taking place at the Golf Estate. The Cherry Festival at the Ceres Golf Club will have an array of artisan stalls, all comprising a delightful cherry theme. Indulge in a seasonal spread of fresh cherries & cherry inspired eats and drinks to celebrate the harvest.

Passengers returning to Cape Town board the train again at around 13:45 to leave at 14:00. The expected time of arrival back in Cape Town is around 18:30.
Tickets: R850 per Adult / R550 per Child / Infants under 2 – FREE
Duration: 11 Hours

Pax: 200 passengers per trip

Inclusions: Train Trip
Departure Point: Opposite the Royal Cape Yacht Club, Duncan Road, Cape Town Harbour, Cape Town


* Please note that you can order your sweet, juicy cherries online at www.cherrytime.co.za. Cherry Time™ delivers in areas of the Western Cape, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban during November and December. Fresh every time. Any time while stocks last.

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TULBAGH • CERES

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As part of our day trip, our train will stop at Tulbagh Road Station (at around 10:45) to pick up passengers that would like to do this short journey through Mitchell’s Pass with us. Upon arrival in Ceres, passengers can book for a lovely lunch after which the train will depart back to Tulbagh Road Station (at around 15:00) where passengers will disembark.

Beers, ciders, wines, bubbly, cold drinks, tea, coffee, muffins, cupcakes, sandwiches, crisps, biltong, droewors, and chocolates are for sale on the train.
Please bring cash for this as we do not have card facilities.

Lunch (please ensure that you have booked lunch if you want this included) is at Ceres Golf Club in the Dining room. Drinks can be purchased at the Bar. They do have card facilities.

Tickets: R250 per Adult / R200 per Child / Infants under 2 – FREE
Duration:
4 Hours
Inclusions: Train Trip
Exclusions: Lunch

Departure Point: Tulbagh Road Station

Itinerary: Train departs from Cape Town at 07:30 to arrive at Tulbagh Road Station at around 10:45. Train will arrive in Ceres at 12:00 and depart again at 14:00. Arrival back at Tulbagh Road Station will be around 15:00 from where the train carries on to Cape Town, arriving at 18:30.

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CAPE TOWN • CERES

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We depart from outside the Royal Cape Yacht Club at 07:30. We then make our way to Ceres, travelling through Wellington, Nuwekloof Pass, Wolseley, Michell’s Pass and then reach Ceres Golf Estate at about 12:00.
At Ceres Golf Estate, passengers disembark and then can, if they book for lunch with us, have a buffet style lunch at Ceres Golf Club. Passengers returning to Cape Town board the train again for departure back to Cape Town at around 13:45 to leave at 14:00.

We then take the same route back to Cape Town for an expected arrival of around 18:30. ( We take 120 passengers per trip. )

Beers, ciders, wines, bubbly, cold drinks, tea, coffee, muffins, cupcakes, sandwiches, crisps, biltong, droewors, and chocolates are for sale on the train.
Please bring cash for this as we do not have card facilities.

Lunch (please ensure that you have booked lunch if you want this included) is at Ceres Golf Club in the Dining room. Drinks can be purchased at the Bar. They do have card facilities.

Tickets: R800 per Adult / R500 per Child / Infants under 2 – FREE
Duration:
11 Hours
Inclusions: Train Trip
Exclusions: Lunch (unless booked)
Departure Point: Opposite the Royal Cape Yacht Club, Duncan Road, Cape Town Harbour
Itinerary: * Depart Cape Town 07:30 * Arrive Ceres 12:00 * Depart Ceres 14:00 * Arrive Cape Town 18:30