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"19th Century Railway Station"

This old railway station building, built in 1898, formerly served as the main railway station house in Durban's city center. It is one of the few remaining stations in South Africa with a British, Victorian design. It underwent extensive changes under the apartheid system in order to ensure separate facilities and train access for members of different racial groups. Today the old station has become 'Tourist Junction,' the extensive and main tourist information bureau for Durban and KwaZuluNatal. Oddly, the roof of the station was built to support five meters/16 feet of snow because of a mix-up in its initial planning, when the London architects sent the roof plans for the Toronto Station to Durban in error.
160 Monty Naicker, Durban, South Africa, 4001
"19th Century Railway Station"
This old railway station building, built in 1898, formerly served as the main railway station house in Durban's city center. It is one of the few remaining stations in South Africa with a British, Victorian design. It underwent extensive changes under the apartheid system in order to ensure separate facilities and train access for members of different racial groups. Today the old station has become 'Tourist Junction,' the extensive and main tourist information bureau for Durban and KwaZuluNatal. Oddly, the roof of the station was built to support five meters/16 feet of snow because of a mix-up in its initial planning, when the London architects sent the roof plans for the Toronto Station to Durban in error.
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