Tourism: KZN launches steam train

2010-04-22 00:00

KWAZULU-NATAL’s efforts to become a destination of choice will receive a boost tomorrow when the province unveils a five-star steam train, which will be stationed at Creighton in southern KwaZulu-Natal and will take tourists to the province’s breathtaking landscapes.

According to Economic Development and Tourism Department spokesperson Bheko Madlala, the steam train project is a partnership between the provincial government, the Sisonke District Municipality and the Ingwe Local Municipality.

Invited guests and journalists will travel by train from Creighton and see the sights tourists will be treated to. During the ride, MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu will brief the media on the train’s impact on promoting tourism in KZN. — WR.

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