Hilton Railway Station
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 12:05
Thread Categories: 
Endangered
2017 campaign nomination
2017 Top Ten Endangered Site
Thread Location: 
Kwazulu-Natal
Hilton
Local Champion: 
Hilton Steam Heritage Association

The Hilton Railway Station (1888) is the last remaining station on the original Durban to Johannesburg track dating back to 1884. Several scenes from the film "Cry the Beloved Country" were filmed here, adding to the station's significance.

 

Filming Cry the Beloved Country

 

The site has been left to deteriorate and vagrants have moved in. The toilet block was burnt down in 2012.

 

The site has been left to deteriorate

 

Source: 2017 Endangered Heritage Sites Nomination Form.

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