Railway Bridge over the Knysna Lagoon
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Railway Bridge over the Knysna Lagoon

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The Railway Bridge ove the Knysna Lagoon is well known as part of the route of the famous Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe train. However, this train no longer visits Knysna, and rather travels between George and Mossel Bay.

The view of the Knysna Lagoon from the Rail Bridge is wonderful, and well worth a visit.

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