Very early on a chilly winter morning as photographers set up for an arranged photo shoot, this is ex South African Railway Class 15F, No. 3046, at the Germiston (Johannesburg) yard / HQ of Reefst... (more)
This is ex South African Railway Class 12AR, No. 1535, shortly before sunrise on a chilly winter morning at the Germiston (Johannesburg) yard / HQ of Reefsteamers, a steam preservation group. No... (more)
This could very well have been the last working of the Blue Train to Durban with Class 18E locomotives hauling it, following official word that Transnet are to dedicate two of the new Class 20E lo... (more)
Early morning finds a blue 18E from series 1 heading up two sisters from series 2 on a block load of bagged cement from Lichtenburg, heading east along the Potchefstroom - Houtheuwel link line at ... (more)
E9013 is at the back of a loaded ore train that has just past over the Jakkalsrivier (jackal river) outside Lamberts Bay.
A loaded ore train has just past through the tunnel underneath the Bobbejaansberg (baboon mountain) with 15009 at the back. In the distance is the Atlantic ocean.
Trains carrying iron ore from the mines in the Northern Cape run via the Potchefstroom - Houtheuwel link line, to reach one of two ArcelorMittal steelworks, either in Vanderbijlpark, or in Newcast... (more)
The link line between Potchefstroom and Houtheuwel is bi-directional double track CTC, but most of the time "Operating" sticks to left hand running. Here is an exception to the rule, wit... (more)
Late on a beautiful spring afternoon in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, as 18-504 & 18-261 cross the Mooi River with a shortish tanker train. The train is outward bound from Durban and will stop for a... (more)
18-667 / 18-601 / 18-030 are crossing the Mooi River with a load of containers late on a beautiful spring afternoon in Mooi River in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands. The train is outward bound from Du... (more)
18-017 / 18-508 / 18-254 / 18-626 / 18-619 with their load of new CR Wagons (empties) are seen here in the section between Rosetta and Mooi River. These five locomotives will return with a "... (more)
Late afternoon winter's day during July in the Natal Midlands we see a cement train heading up north to Newcastle.
The Class 20E dual voltage 3kV DC / 25kV AC electric locomotives, built in China by Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., a subsidiary of the China South Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corporation (CSR),... (more)
Two class 34s pulling a Rovos train from George to Oudtshoorn have just gone over the summit and now negotiate the grade down to Camfer at the bottom of the mountain.
35465 leads a short train past some farm buildings outside Koringberg heading to the cement factory at De Hoek.