Steam In Action

There are a lot of people we would like to thank for all their support since we started but in some ways we feel that we are only now really gaining momentum.

We publish a monthly newsletter that is often very detailed but we do urge our members to study it in great detail and to please take the time to contribute on issues that they have strong views on or where they have background information that might be valuable to us.

It is not Steam in Action's responsibility to publish details of train movements. These can be ascertained by staying in touch with the major operators, namely Reefsteamers (, Friends of the Rail
(, and as far as Narrow Gauge is concerned the Apple Express (

Although our manifesto is nearly two years old it is still entirely valid and if you are not entirely sure what Steam in Action's mandate and function is then please take a moment to read it.

You can contact us at any time on the following e-mail address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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More details can be found in our Manifesto.

Steam in Action is now over 18-months old and has 906 members registered at the latest count. It has certainly been a much greater success than we thought and it shows that there are many more people out there who are dedicated to ensuring that South Africa's magnificent rail and steam heritage survives into the future.