Our Manifesto

To link and unify the Railway Preservation community in Southern Africa.

To seek links with likeminded federations around the world to enhance and promote their achievements to the broader public and to provide a voice for Southern African organisations on the local and international stage.

Railway Heritage is a substantial tourism magnet and The Federation of Heritage Railways of Southern Africa seeks to promote railway heritage and operating railways as an attractive tourist experience.

The Federation of Heritage Railways of Southern Africa’s objective is to serve its members for the purpose of expanding the sector and enhancing the wellbeing of all operators, interest groups and railway associations.

The Federation of Heritage Railways of Southern Africa will also provide an advisory service to the state railway organisations, operators, interest groups and railway associations.

The Federation of Heritage Railways of Southern Africa will have a media strategy, publish articles and have coordinated gatherings where historical railway information is disseminated.