E1606 and E1586 leading a freight train through the Okavango Industrial area towards Bellville.
Transnet's Phelophepa health care train is seen here passing through Eersterivier station behind 3 Class 35's needed for the mountain passes ahead traveling to Caledon. Table Mountain is visible a... (more)
It has been a particularly harsh winter in the Cape. The remnants of ice floes driven ashore are still very much in evidence as Atlantic Rail's No. 3655 passes by on a Father's Day excursion to S... (more)
Four class 35 diesels leads empty coal wagons back to the Bellville yard from where electric locos will take it back to the coal mines up north.
Two class 36 diesels working hard up the hill with a load of grain behind heading north.
Four 6E1 electric locos runs light east in the late afternoon.
6E1 1567 and partner lead Rovos Rail out of Cape Town station to Pretoria. This train is the ultimate in luxury and compares with the Orient Express.
Atlantic Rail had an open day on Sunday 8 August, providing short trips with this train for everyone between 2 platforms, here the train is about to depart again.
Atlantic Rail is a new operator planning to return steam to the Cape Town area. They have restored Class 24 No. 3655 to working order and plan to run trains along the ultra-scenic commuter rail li... (more)
We are about 5 min away from our stop at Bellville on board the JHB - CPT tourist train through Stikland station where we meet the CPT - PTA Rovos train.
So close to being a complete purple train! The Premier Classe from Johannesburg is passing here through Brackenfell station with about 40 min left of the journey to Cape Town.
What a nice Christmas present I got! While waiting for the CPT - PE Premier Classe this lot of 7 locos came running past light towards Bellville, certainly not something that I see everyday!
Nice to finally see something new in the Cape, E1464 has been painted in the new Shosholoza Meyl colours and looks really nice!
A local farmer is watching his cows from the shadows as this freight train leaves Cape Town, since the train was quite short only 2 locos were needed to work.