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Directions to Pollsmoor Prison (Simon Town) with public transport

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  • Which Train lines stop near Pollsmoor Prison?

    These Train lines stop near Pollsmoor Prison: CAPE FLATS, SOUTHERN LINE.

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Public Transportation to Pollsmoor Prison in Simon Town

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You can also get to Pollsmoor Prison by Train or Bus. These are the lines and routes that have stops nearby - Train: CAPE FLATS, SOUTHERN LINE

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Pollsmoor Prison, Simon Town
Pollsmoor Prison, Simon Town Pollsmoor Prison, officially known as Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison, is located in the Cape Town suburb of Tokai in South Africa. Nelson Mandela was one of the most famous people imprisoned there. He described Pollsmoor Prison as "the truth of Oscar Wilde's haunting line about the tent of blue that prisoners call the sky."Pollsmoor is a maximum security penal facility that continues to hold some of South Africa's most dangerous criminals. Although the prison was designed with a maximum capacity of 4,336 offenders attended by a staff of 1,278, the current inmate population is over 7,000 (a figure which fluctuates daily). Marlene Lehnberg, known as The Scissor Murderess, served her sentence in Pollsmoor but was paroled in 1986. Walter Sisulu and Ahmed Kathrada, both anti-apartheid activists, were also incarcerated at Pollsmoor. Alan Boesak served his prison term here after he was convicted of fraud in 2000.

Closest stations to Pollsmoor Prison in Simon Town

Train stations closest to Pollsmoor Prison in Simon Town

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