Salt River railway station

Salt River railway station is a Metrorail railway station in Salt River, Cape Town. It is the second station from the Cape Town terminus on the old main line to Bellville, and the junction where the Southern Line branches from the main line. Services on all of Metrorail's lines pass through the station.[1]

Salt River
Metrorail station
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LocationFoundry Road, Salt River 7925, Cape Town
South Africa
Coordinates33°55′38″S 18°27′55″E / 33.92722°S 18.46528°E / -33.92722; 18.46528Coordinates: 33°55′38″S 18°27′55″E / 33.92722°S 18.46528°E / -33.92722; 18.46528
Owned byPRASA
Platforms3 islands, 1 side
Structure typeElevated
Salt River is located in Cape Town
Salt River
Salt River
Location in Cape Town
Salt River is located in South Africa
Salt River
Salt River
Location in South Africa

The station has three island platforms and one side platform, serving a total of seven tracks. The station building is located on Foundry Street to the south of the tracks.


Preceding station Metrorail Western Cape Following station
towards Cape Town
Northern Line
services via Mutual
Koeberg Road
Central Line
services via Pinelands
Koeberg Road
Cape Flats Line Koeberg Road
towards Retreat
Southern Line Observatory
towards Simon's Town


  1. ^ "Timetables". Metrorail Western Cape. Retrieved 14 July 2010.