In which city is the only underground rail system in Africa?
The South-North route starts in the Park Station precinct in central Johannesburg and proceeds north underground for six kilometres beneath the Parktown ridge and Oxford Road to Rosebank Station. From there the line continues underground for a further five kilometres beneath Dunkeld, Hyde Park, Inanda Ext 1 and Rivonia Road to a station within the Sandton business district. After Sandton Station the route remains underground beneath Sandown, Strathavon, the M1 and Marlboro Drive before appearing onto the surface in Marlboro, approximately four kilometres from Sandton.
From Marlboro Station, adjacent to the Marlboro Drive/N3 interchange, the route heads further north, running to the east of Buccleuch until it reaches Midrand Station next to Grand Central Airport. After Midrand Station, the route largely tracks the Old Pretoria-Johannesburg Road (past Glen Austin and Randjesfontein) and the N1 before it sto ...more