Huguenot railway station (South Africa)

Huguenot railway station is the main passenger railway station in the town of Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa. It is served by Metrorail commuter trains on the Northern Line. It is also the second stop out of Cape Town for Shosholoza Meyl inter-city trains originating or terminating there.

Railway station
LocationHuguenot Bypass, Paarl 7646, Western Cape
South Africa
Coordinates33°43′48″S 18°58′36″E / 33.73000°S 18.97667°E / -33.73000; 18.97667Coordinates: 33°43′48″S 18°58′36″E / 33.73000°S 18.97667°E / -33.73000; 18.97667
Owned byTFR
Line(s)Shosholoza Meyl: Metrorail:
Platforms1 side, 1 island
Structure typeAt-grade
Huguenot is located in South Africa
Location in South Africa

Although there is a railway station bearing the name of "Paarl", it is located in an industrial area in the southern part of Paarl, and express and inter-city trains do not stop there.

Huguenot station has three tracks for passenger trains, accessed by a side platform and an island platform connected by a pedestrian bridge and subway.


Preceding station Shosholoza Meyl Following station
towards Johannesburg
Johannesburg–Cape Town Bellville
towards Cape Town
towards Cape Town
Cape Town–East London Wellington
towards East London
Preceding station Metrorail Western Cape Following station
towards Cape Town
Northern Line
Wellington service
Dal Josafat
towards Wellington