Transport Month 2016

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In October every year South Africa celebrates its public transport, and road, rail, air and maritime infrastructure, during Transport Month. This year the theme of the month is “Together we move South Africa forward”.

James Hall Museum of Transport: a nod to land transport

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The James Hall Museum of Transport in Johannesburg preserves and collects the country’s transport heritage. Here, from schoolchildren to motor enthusiasts, from tourists to ordinary citizens, everyone will find something to catch their eye. READ MORE >

Five South African motorsport legends

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From the late Gugu Zulu to recent MotoGP champ Brad Binder, South African motorsport boasts a host of legends, champions and superstars. Meet some of the country’s best behind the wheel. READ MORE >

Transport Month celebrates the ‘heartbeat’ of South Africa’s economy

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“A resilient and fast-growing economy is at the heart of our radical economic transformation agenda and our National Development Plan,” Transport Minister Dipuo Peters at the launch of Transport Month at Mmorogong village in North West. READ MORE >

Public transport: Buses and trains in South Africa

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While South Africa is well served by an extensive road network, conveniently offering travellers to ability to reach all corners of the country by car, it is still a large country to explore and those not used to driving long distances, there are other options available to travel around South Africa, both between cities and around metropolitan areas. READ MORE >

Driving in South Africa

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When visiting South Africa, the self-driving option is a viable and enjoyable way to get around the country. South Africa has excellent road infrastructure, large vehicle-hire fleets run by international and local rental companies, great weather and plenty of stunning scenery. READ MORE >

Domestic flights in South Africa

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South Africa has a number of airlines flying between its major cities as well as to some of its smaller ones, with fares ranging from first-class to cut-price economy. Flights can be booked online from anywhere in the world. READ MORE >

Infographic: Joburg by taxi – a practical guide

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Getting around Joburg on a minibus taxi can be daunting for newbies. But once you know your short right from your after robot, and your Diepsloot from your Orange Farm, it’s the fastest, most popular and often the cheapest way to get where you want to go. READ MORE >