Rovos Rail is a private railway company operating out of Capital Park Station in Pretoria, South Africa.
Rovos Rail runs its train-hotel to a regular schedule on various routes throughout Southern Africa, from South Africa to Namibia and Tanzania. The trains consist of restored Rhodesia Railways (NRZ) coaches with two lounges, two restaurant cars, and private sleeping compartments, each with private ensuite facilities.
The train has three types of accommodation on board, the smallest being a Pullman, at 76 square feet; the largest being the Royal Suite, which is half a train car, and 172 square feet. All types of cabins have ensuite shower, sink, and toilet. The Royal Suite also has a Victorian-style bathtub.
The company was started in 1989 by Rohan Vos and is still family owned. Rovos Rail employs a staff of 210, from the on-board staff to those working to restore carriages in the company’s Capital Park depot.
Rovos Rail operates the following routes:
Pretoria to Cape Town or vice versa
Pretoria to Durban or vice versa
Pretoria to Victoria Falls or vice versa
Cape Town to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and vice versa
Pretoria to Walvis Bay, Namibia or vice versa
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania to Lobito, Angola or vice versa
as well as golf safaris and private train charters.
Every two years Rovos Rail runs a Cape to Cairo route (using private chartered aircraft and lake cruiser for parts of the journey). This was offered for the first time in 2008.
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