Blue Train

A Window to the Soul of Africa

Blue Train

Since its launch in 1946, The Blue Train has been synonymous with elegance and luxury. With the 1997 launch of two totally rebuilt Blue Trains in South Africa, you can now travel this enchanting country in inimitable five-star style. The new Blue Trains have 14 and 19 carriages, accommodating 54 and 82 guests, respectively, with 28 staff members on each train and a top travel speed of 90 kilometers per hour. Interiors offer discerning guests the best that modern technology and superior craftsmanship can provide. Each compartment has a fully appointed en suite bathroom and all modern conveniences.

Insider Tip

Special departures to Hoedspruit are available several times per year.

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Blue Train

By: Sandy

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2018

Train was OK but not worth the cost. Staff, service and food was good. Train was a little rough and scenery was not much. Room accommodations were good.