A brief look at Park Station

As South Africa ends its heritage month celebration one can only imagine how many iconic natural and man made structures forms part of the country’s heritage. Though the union building, Carlton centre tower or Nelson Mandela bridge are some of the most recognised structures in South Africa, JOHANNESBURG park station is the most visited place on any specific day. 

Park Station GoMetro

Conveniently situated in-between a Gautrain Station, Metrorail Station, Rea Vaya bus station and several taxi stations, park station continues to be a huge hub for public transport users. There is no doubt that Johannesburg’s Park station forms part of our daily lives. Let’s take a brief look at the history of this amazing transport hub:

Park Station1 GoMetro

The station was officially opened in 1896 and was originally known as Park Halt between 1896 and 1897. In 1913 the station’s name was changed to Johannesburg station. Over time the name: Johannesburg Park Station, became its official name. The station is ideally surrounded by many heritage and historical sites that one can visit.

Today the station boasts a variety of services like car hire, fast food restaurants, banks etc. conveniently situated in and around the station for those commuters who like to do their shopping in-between their trips.

Visit GoMetro and find out which public transport would be ideal for you to visit these sites. Trains leaving to Pretoria, Randfontein, Naledi, e.t.c be sure to visit this amazing hub and explore other modes of transport.

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