The South African Railways Class 26 4-8-4 of 1981 was a steam locomotive.
The Class 26, popularly known as the Red Devil, was a 4-8-4steam locomotive which was rebuilt from a Class 25NC locomotive by mechanical engineer David Wardale from England while in the employ of the South African Railways. The rebuilding took place at the Salt River Works in Cape Town and was based on the principles developed by Argentinian mechanical engineer L.D. Porta.
Join Ceres Rail Company for a trip to the Wacky Wine Festival on the Red Devil** from Cape Town to Robertson return including visits to wine estates.
There are 4 booking options:
– OPTION A: Trip from Cape Town to Robertson on Friday 7 June, with a return from Robertson to Cape Town on Sunday 9 June, including brunch at Overhex. (Accommodation, meals and transfers for your own account). PRICE PER PERSON: R1,200 (Optional extra: Traveltime can provide accommodation options for 2 nights, on request).
–OPTION B: Day trip around Robertson on Saturday 8 June including lunch at Rooiberg and 2 wine tastings.PRICE PER PERSON: R 990
–OPTION C: The full 3 day trip including the return trip and the day Trip. (Options A + B). PRICE PER PERSON: R2,190
–OPTION D: Sleeper trip which includes the return trip from Cape Town to Robertson, with 2 nights accommodation on the train included, (all meals and transfers for your own account) & the day trip around Robertson including lunch and 2 wine tastings. PRICE PER PERSON: R3,090