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On the Pride of Africa a staff of 24 cares for about 50 passengers.
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Rohan Vos describes operating a privately owned train on state-owned railway lines as the biggest challenge of running his business.
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We have eight or nine chefs on the staff.— Rohan Vos
Our train is, at the moment, on its way to Dar es Salaam. On our first trip there we had no passengers in the one direction! It almost bankrupted me! Today these long trips keep the boat afloat.— Rohan Vos
About 6% of our passengers are South African.— Rohan Vos
I’ve been on most of the great trains of the world. We have the lead when it comes to style and food.— Rohan Vos
We’ve never had a problem with security.— Rohan Vos
The family has no choice; we’re very active in the business!— Rohan Vos
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