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REGULAR TRIPS

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TULBAGH • CERES • TULBAGH

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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 • CAPE TOWN

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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

SPECIAL TRIPS

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ELGIN RAILWAY MARKET
28 & 29 APRIL 2018

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During the annual Elgin Cool Wine & Country Food Festival,
Ceres Rail Company will be offering a day trip to the Elgin Railway Market on both the 28th & 29th of April 2018
with a double header of steam.

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

THE RED DEVIL RUN
CAPE TOWN – ROBERTSON

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Launching in 2018, Ceres Rail Company introduce to you the annual Red Devil Run – With four different dates to choose from, this will be a 4 day/3 night train trip from Cape Town to Robertson. Ceres Rail Company, partnering with different accommodation establishments from the Robertson area, will have various packages available to suit your specific needs, style and budget.

Please note, although the Red Devil is currently undergoing extensive and expensive refurbishments, current updates have informed us that this process will be taking a lot longer than initially expected.
We apologise in advance, but we promise this wait will be worth it!

Because we do not have an exact Red Devil launch date, a substitute locomotive will be doing her trips in the meantime. We will however keep everyone informed and updated well in advance.

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

Tickets: Depending on preferred package
Duration:
4 days / 3 night
Inclusions: Train Trip, 3 nights accommodation and anything preferred package offers
Exclusions: Goods for sale on the train and anything preferred package does NOT include

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

Available dates:
24 – 27 May 2018
7 – 10 June 2018
26 – 29 July 2018
30 August – 2 September 2018

ROBERTSON – WACKY WINE
1 – 3 JUNE 2018

WACKY-WINES

ONE WAY TRIP FROM CAPE TOWN TO ROBERTSON

On Friday 1 June 2018 the train will depart from Unity Station, opposite the Royal Cape Yacht Club in the Cape Town Harbour to join the Wacky Wine Festival in Robertson.

On Route to Robertson you will pass through Wellington and Worcester with stops at two wineries starting at around 13:45 to kick off your Wacky Wine experience. Here you will be able to purchase your Wine Passport for the event. After getting the first taste of the 2018 Wacky Wine Festival, passengers will then travel to Robertson Station.

DAY TRIP ABOARD A STEAM LOCOMOTIVE DURING THE WACKY WINE

What better way to experience the Wacky Wine than traveling by steam locomotive.
The train will depart from Robertson Station at 09:00 on 2 June 2018 on route to Worcester where there will be a short service stop.

From Worcester you will arrive at Rooiberg Winery at 11:30.
The train will depart from Rooiberg at 12:30 to reach Robertson Winery at 13:00, departing again at 14:00. You will reach Zandvliet Winery at 14:30.

The train will depart again from Zandvliet at 15:45 to reach Robertson station at 16:15.

ONE WAY ROBERTSON TO CAPE TOWN

Although all good things must come to an end, what better ending than by doing it on a steam locomotive.

On Sunday 3 June 2018 the train will depart from Robertson Station on route to Cape Town. For the last and final Wacky Wine experience, the steam locomotive will be stopping at Rooiberg for 2 hours to either enjoy the stalls, a breakfast or a tasting before finally departing for Cape Town travelling through Worcester and Wellington to reach Unity Station in Cape Town harbour at 17:30.

OVERBERG
21  – 24 JUNE 2018

TRIP

The Ceres Rail Company offers a unique way for visitors to experience a steam locomotive whilst being immersed in its 100 year old history.

This year, Ceres Rail Company, although having numerous exciting trips and packages to choose from, one of these trips will be a 4 day / 3 nighter from Cape Town to the beautiful Overberg valley. All meals, transfers and accommodation at the Houwhoek & Arniston hotel during this trip will be included.

Once on your way on any of our trips, you will get to enjoy comfortable lounge cars with hot beverages and savoury snacks in the Selati Dining Car – which dates back to 1932 and was originally part of the blue train.
We also have a fully licensed Bar Car where you can purchase beer, bubbly, wine and soft drinks.

Tickets: R7500.00 per person sharing
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Inclusions: Train Trip, Accommodation, transfers and all meals
Exclusions: All drinks, for sale items on the farm and other luxuries
Departure Point: Opposite the Royal Cape Yacht Club, Duncan Road, Cape Town Harbour