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The train that runs between [[George]] and [[Knysna]] via Sedgefield and [[Wilderness]] is known as the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe [http://www.onlinesources.co.za/chootjoe], and is the last-remaining scheduled steam-hauled train service in South Africa. It is a not-to-be-missed experience ; the scenery along the route is stupendous, and includes the Kaaimans River bridge (the most-photographed railway bridge in the world) and the bridge over the Knysna lagoon.  
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The steam train that ran train that runs between [[George]] and [[Knysna]] via Sedgefield and [[Wilderness]] was known as the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe. It was the last-remaining scheduled steam-hauled train service in South Africa. The railway station is just north of town. The route included the Kaaimans River bridge (the most-photographed railway bridge in the world) and the bridge over the Knysna lagoon. Unfortunately the track was closed after flooding in 2006 and 2007, and the service has not been resumed.
 
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The railway station is just north of town. There are two or three trains a day to [[George]] (in the west) and [[Knysna]] (in the east).
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Unfortunately, due to heavy rainfall and flooding in 2006, this train service has been suspended until further notice.  
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===By bus===
 
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Revision as of 22:43, 2 November 2011

Sedgefield is a small village and lake in the Western Cape of South Africa.

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The steam train that ran train that runs between George and Knysna via Sedgefield and Wilderness was known as the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe. It was the last-remaining scheduled steam-hauled train service in South Africa. The railway station is just north of town. The route included the Kaaimans River bridge (the most-photographed railway bridge in the world) and the bridge over the Knysna lagoon. Unfortunately the track was closed after flooding in 2006 and 2007, and the service has not been resumed.

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All the major bus companies that ply the Cape Town-Port Elizabeth route stop in Sedgefield.

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The N2 national road from George (to the west) and Knysna (to the east) runs through the centre of town.

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