Delagoa Bay Railway
1888 Construction of the Delagao Bay Railway encountered a major obstacle which introduced an indefinite delay in the completion of the line to Pretoria - the contractors had misunderstood the precise position of the Transvaal boundary, necessitating the line crossing a range of mountains.
1894 The railway line between Johannesburg/Pretoria and Delagoa Bay was completed.
1895 July: the ceremonial opening of the line took place.
Sources of Information
- The Engineer 1888/01/20