Day 1: First Day
07:50 - 08:30 Register and check-in at The Blue Train Lounge, Cape Town Station.
Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks.
08:30 Boarding starts. Butlers usher guests to their suites. Suite orientation done by butlers.
08:50 The Blue Train departs from Cape Town Station
11:30 – 13:00 First sitting for Brunch
13:00 – 14:30 Second sitting for Brunch
14:35 – 15:15 The Blue Train arrives at Matjiesfontein for a 45 minute off-the-train excursion. On arrival at Matjiesfontein guests are invited for a glass of sherry at the bar. The sherry glass engraved with The Blue Train logo is a memento for guests to keep. The Victoria buildings and original nineteenth century London lampposts impart to the traveller, the uncanny sense of entering a colonial time warp – an oasis suspended in a different age.
15:20 The Blue Train departs for its northbound journey to Pretoria.
16:00 High tea is served in the Lounge Car.
17:00 After an exciting interlude guests are free to refresh themselves and enjoy pre-dinner drinks at any one of our lounges.
18:30 First sitting for dinner.
Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies in elegant evening wear.
20:30 Second sitting for dinner
Day 2: (Next morning)
07:00 - 10:00 Breakfast is served on a first come first serve
basis. Breakfast can also be served
in-suite at the guests' request.
12:50 The Blue Train arrives at Pretoria Station. Butlers usher guests to The Blue Train Lounge
Thank you for joining us
on this memorable experience!
The Blue Train Schedule 2011