The Source of Funding for the Project

Use of the funding

Department of Environment Affairs and Tourism Funding of R 820 000 as part of the Cape Natal Project Funding for Locating and lifting line, laying line, building and restoration of sheds and Locomotives
Ubuhlebeswe Municipality Funding to the value of R 350000 Funding for restoration of sheds, providing machinery, and Restoration of the NG11
Ubuhlebeswe Municipality Funding of services and use of Machinery annual value of R 50 000 Payment of water and Electricity use of TLB and mowing of station
Spoornet Railway line to the value of R1 500 000 scrap value.

Wagons along the branch line - approximate scrap value of R 300 000

Funding from donating railway material left over from the Donnybrook Umzinto section of line

Donation of approximately 60 wagons along the disused Ixopo Madonela line - to be restored

Richard Allwood Cash for wages R3 000 Funding to Help pay wages for the initial laying of line from Allwoodburn to Stainton
Futurenet Ixopo and Erskine Foster Transport and Management R75 000 Transport of line around Ixopo, Laying of line, Transport of Eston Station and Sheds paying of Salaries Project management. Restoration of Locos - Hunslett and Lenning
Department of Agriculture South West Region Funding to the value of R25 000 Restoration of the Eston Station Building
Malenge Saw Mills Timber for restoration of buildings R 8 000-00 Timber for the Eston Station Building
The Economic Union Gijima KZN total value including municipal contributions of R 516 000-00 Development of Railtourism plan and feasibility study
Total Ixopo Total South Africa for its community development programme R 150 000-00 Continue laying track down to Madonella - Umzimkulu as a Partner in Gijima application
Ingwe Municipality Funding of services Electricity and water Electricty at shed and water for the locomotives. approximate annual value of R 12 000-00