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Railway Station - Second
Central Cape Town, Western Cape

Adolphus William ACKERMANN: Design Architect
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT of the CAPE COLONY: Architect

Date:1876
Type:Railway Station
Status:Demolished c1969
Street:Adderley St

This station replaced the First Railway Station and was in turn replaced by the Third Railway Station, built from 1963 – 1965 a block down in Adderley St. The building was demolished c1969 and the vacant site was later re-developed as the Golden Acre.


Writings about this entry

Radford, D. 1979. The architecture of the Western Cape, 1838-1901. A study of the impact of Victorian aesthetics and technology on South African architecture. Johannesburg: Unpublished Ph.D thesis. Dept of Arch. University of the Witwatersrand. pg 109
Walker, Michael. 2012. Early architects of Cape Town and their buildings (1820 - 1926) with postcard illustrations, The. St James: Michael Walker. pg 23-25