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Usually the train moves but with Park Station it’s been the building that moves

Park Station then and now:   Johannesburg’s first railway station ,  commissioned by the Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek and designed by the Dutch architect Jacob Klinkhamer, was  manufactured in Rotterdam in 1895.  It was brought out to the Transvaal and was re-erected at Park Halt (as Park Station was known at the time) between 1896 and […]

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