Railway enthusiasts will love the historic building of the Windhoek Railway Station. In front of the 1913 building you will see a narrow-gauge locomotive from 1900 that used to run on the Windhoek Swakopmund line. On the first floor of the building the TransNamib Railway Museum is a treasure chest of information and memorabilia. The railway company TransNamib services several destinations within Namibia. From Windhoek trains will take you to Swakopmund Walvis Bay Keetmanshoop Tsumeb Grootfontein Gobabis and Ondangwa. The rail network will soon be expanded to L deritz Oshakati and Oshikango.
The Desert Express
A great experience for train lovers is the Desert Express from Windhoek to Swakopmund. The train provides luxurious facilities and stops along the way allow you to add on excursions. Designed and built in Namibia the Desert Express is a great alternative for discerning travellers.