GRAHAMSTOWN AND PORT ALFRED RAILWAY

BRITISH OVERSEAS RAILWAYS HISTORICAL TRUST - ARCHIVES

GRAHAMSTOWN AND PORT ALFRED RAILWAY

The Grahamstown and Port Alfred Railway was part of the Midland Line of the Cape Government Railway, opened throughout on 1st October 1884.

1. Photograph album containing photographs of the railway taken shortly after completion c. 1885.

2. Port Alfred Budget And Shipping Register for Wednesday, May 6, 1885 containing a short article on the departure of Mr. J. Firbank.

3. Envelope containing a CGR booklet "Notes on Points & Crossings" of 1883, a card with a working timetable for down trains and a newspaper cutting about the funeral of Joseph Firbank, nephew of Sir Joseph Firbank, the Contractor for the G.P.A.Railway.

SOURCE: Donated by David Smith

Last updated 03/02/2014.