Trains to ANC's centenary celebrations

2012-01-05 16:00

Johannesburg - Fourteen trains will transport people to the ANC's centenary celebrations in Bloemfontein, the Passenger Rail Agency of SA said on Thursday.

This would be done through a combination of chartered and commercial trains, spokesman Lawrence Venkile said in a statement.

The agency expected to ferry about 13 000 people to the celebrations this weekend.

The trains would leave from Pretoria, Johannesburg, Durban, Kroonstad and Cape Town.

The commercial service consisted of a tourist class train which would leave Durban on Saturday, January 7, at 17:50, returning on January 8, at 22:00. A return ticket would cost R500.

A "Premier Classe" train would leave Johannesburg on January 7 at 21:00, returning on January 8, at 23:30. A return ticket would cost R2 020.

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