The Train Control Officer at Paarl cabin looks on as 36 020 rolls into the station with the rewiring train.
Blue-painted 20Es Nos. 20031 and 20032 are the normal performers on South Africa's prestigious Blue Train, but red 20056 and 20034 are deputising for them on this trip. The train is seen leaving C... (more)
Sandstone Estate's Feldbahn and crew pose for photographers.
The wire maintenance train is out today with 36 020 in charge and holds the outbound line at Paarl under an occupation order. The TCO at Paarl cabin and waiting suburban passengers watch as the Bl... (more)
Normally the Blue Train is hauled by blue liveried 20Es 20 031 and 20 032, but these are obviously in for maintenance. 20 056 and 20 034 stand in for the regular pair.
A typical scene inside the workshops at the Umbilo Electric Locomotive Depot. A brand new Class 18E Series 2 locomotive, 18-645, in the red Transnet Freight Rail livery, as well as a few Class 8E... (more)
Table Mountain and Lion's Head form a backdrop for the Trans Karoo Express, heading out of Cape Town
On Saturday 6th May 1989, the Kei Explorer is hauled by double headed 15AR Class engines 2093 and 2100. There is also a 19D engine on the rear as a push up engine. This a well organised 14 day ste... (more)
The driver gives a friendly hoot as he approaches with 35003 and a short freight between Niekerkshek and Bontebokskloof.
35003 and 35009 lead a freight past a farmer's dam in Buffeljagsrivier heading to Worcester.
St Helena Gold Mine No 6 is a 3 feet 6 inch gauge 4-6-2 Pacific. Seen on a train of coal for loco use, between the SAR exchange yard and the loco depot in 1996. Note the 3 men riding on the coal!
The passenger train from Cape Town to East London is passing here through Tulbagh station having just gone through scenic Tulbaghkloof to the right out of picture.
The Transkaroo from Cape Town to Johannesburg slowly gets up to speed again after a stop at Wellington, with a faded E1818 leading.
Designated Blue Train Class 20E locomotives, 20 032 & 20 031, are busy running around their train just North of Platform 14 at Durban Station. They had just arrived in Durban after an overnight j... (more)
An Atlantic Rail excursion to Stellenbosch passes the Van Ryn brandy distillery at Vlottenberg