"OR Tambo - Sandton rail link opens 8 June 2010!" Top 5 Page for this destination Johannesburg Transportation Tip by CatherineReichardt

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Good news - Gautrain have confirmed that the rapid rail link between Sandton and OR Tambo international airport will open on 8 June 2010 - just in time for the World Cup!

The pricing is not yet confirmed, but it will certainly be a quicker and cheaper way of getting between the airport and the Sandton CBD (where most of the international standard hotels in Johannesburg are located), as well as avoiding the roadworks.

Can't quite decide whether opening a brand new rail link less than a week before the biggest sporting event that this country has ever known is either extremely brave or certifiably mad - probably a bit of both! If nothing else, it goes to prove that we Jo'burgers are nothing if not brave ...

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  • Updated Apr 12, 2011
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