Things To Do in PietermaritzburgPietermaritzburg Model Engineering Society
Where? 78 Rudling Road, Bisley, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal
When? First Sunday of every month from 10h00 to 16h00.
(Train rides are from 10h30 to 15h30.
How? Call +27 (0)33 344-2327
How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.
Why not take a train ride with a difference at the Model Engineering Society in Bisley, Pietermaritzburg.
When you arrive you will be given a tour of the premises and get to take a good look at the miniature locomotives and the impressive tracks running through the grounds. The various tracks are roughly 1 kilometer in length and include sharp bends, tunnels and bridges (the longest bridge being 9 meters in length).
Choose which trains you want to ride on, you have a choice of four, all of which resemble old fashion steam trains from the olden days. There are steam powered and diesel powered trains that you can hop aboard on and enjoy a fun ride through this exceptionally beautiful area.
There is a shop here where you can purchase food and drinks. This venue is a great place for adults and children to visit. It has also become a very popular spot for birthday parties and private functions.
For a personal review and additional photographs of Pietermaritzburg Model Engineering Society see our article at "A Train Ride with a difference in Pietermaritzburg".