E1370 and second unit in old SAR livery with a load of bulk containers passing Dryden
Four 6E1s pull their load of coal near Midvaal, with the first three locomotives in the original South African Railways livery this could have been been a scene from 30 years ago.
The northbound Shosh-Meyl day train from Cape Town on 'Fanie's Curve' north of Wellington
The northbound Shosh-Meyl day train from Cape Town leaves Hugenot station. This station is one of the two remaining sites on the Cape Main Line using semaphore signals.
The northbound Cape Town - Johannesburg passenger train heads out through verdant Western Cape scenery
A favourite spot, a different angle (I normally shoot the southbound view) - the northbound Cape Town - Johannesburg passenger train passes through the rugged defile of Tulbagh Kloof
Spoornet´s classic 6E1 classes locomotives E 1399 + E 1383 haul the Capetown-Johannesburg train at Leeudoringstad on 22. July 2011. © www.tanago-tours.com
The Johannesburg - Cape Town Premier Classe service passes through Tulbagh Kloof. The two vehicles behind the locomotives are motor-car carriers.
One hour, twenty-three minutes after the train in photo #362216 passed through Artois, it was the turn of the passengers in following Premier Classe service to admire the area's scenery.
The Johannesburg - Cape Town Shoshaloza Meyl passenger passes through the scenic Western Cape at Artois
The southbound Pretoria - Cape Town Premier Class passes through Tulbagh Kloof at 16h11
SAME PLACE, DIFFERENT CENTURY: Another shot at Malan. Compare this with Photo #300407 taken almost 20 year later. A then almost brand new 6E1 E1754 takes the Cape Town - Touws River stopping passe... (more)
A trio of 6Es (Tip: the 6Es have conventional bogies, the 6E1s have external torsion bars) grind up Malan bank with a loaded grain train.
The southbound JHB - CT economy train in Tulbagh Kloof
Three locomotives power a goods train on the Natal main line.