RSME Public Open Day
Take a picnic to the Rand Society of Model Engineers’ Open Day on Sunday 1. Free entry – kids can enjoy a mini steam train ride (R 10).
The club is generally open to the public on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month, from 09h30 to 16h30.
The track comprises two circular loops, the shorter of the two is about 450 metres long, while the longer is about 850 metres long. The total running surface of the track is almost 1,6 km’s. The vertical height difference between the highest and lowest points in the track work is 5 metres.
Other track features are, a single track concrete bridge, two single track steel structured bridges, a double track 2-span steel structured bridge, and two parallel tunnels.
There is a small museum with old engines on display.
R 10 per ride – children under the age of two years ride for free when accompanied by an adult.
Where: Len Rutter Park, Corner Golf Club Terrace and Louis Botha Drive, Florida