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Windhoek, Namibia

1922 historical railway bridge near Avis Dam photo gallery

1922 Windhoek Railway bridge (near Avis Dam, road B6)

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Driving down from Christuskirche, past State House, turning left into Bahnhof Strasse, Windhoek, Namibia. Railways Station is not only one of the famous Windhoek's monuments but still functioning and serving its purpose building.

Aerial photo gallery of Windhoek Railway Station, photos by Dronesberg:

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History

Windhoek railway station,  was built in 1912 by Deutsche Staatsbahn for Swakopmund - Windhoek service. The building was enlarged in the year of 1929 by South African Railways -  the northern wing was added. This addition was made in the same style that no difference between two parts of the building. The sign at the entrance of Windhoek railway station contains altitude information of the location: ''1652 metres above sea level''.

Part of country's railway system were first railway lines built at Cape Cross, at the Atlantic coast of Namibia - north of Swakopmund.

Currently Namibia’s railway network extends some 2700 km countrywide.

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Windhoek Railway station building also houses famous Railway Museum where visitors can find an extensive collection of railway service items as well as photo archives and documents.

Windhoek railway station is worth your visit if you are in Windhoek before or after a self-drive tour around Namibia.

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