Wednesday, 1st December 2021

Escape from Covid: South Africa’s luxury ‘Blue Train’

By Abiodun Ogundairo
08 March 2021   |   12:13 pm
In South Africa, a luxury railway route links coastal Cape Town with the interior capital city Pretoria. The trip, completed across two days aboard the so called 'Blue Train', is renowned for its opulence and 5-star service. Previously, it was primarily accessible to overseas tourists. But now, after significantly lowering the prices, more South Africans have been taking the trip, after international tourism declined due to the Covid-19 pandemic.