Keeping a couple of the victims of the Moorreesburg derailment in June 2007 company (35-027 and 35-067). At the other end of the line is Class 14E 14-003, which has also been out of action for a ... (more)
Waiting its turn in front of the loco servicing shed.
35-048 and 35-449 approach Bellville with the daily West Coast mixed goods train, mostly cement wagons from the PPC plant at Piketberg.
Finally back on track, 35-027, 35-408 and 35-403 await the verdict on their fate: To Bloemfontein for repairs, or (shudder....) the scrapper's torches....
Six days after the 7 June derailment, conditions have finally dried up enough for the wreck crews to get new track laid down. The four locomotives are still lying where they fell.
Six days after the 7 June derailment, conditions have finally dried up enough for the wreck crews to get new track laid down. By day seven trains should be running again and wreck removal can pro... (more)
On 7 June 2007 a Piketberg bound coal train derailed at Biesiesfontein farm just north of Moorreesburg after floods caused the roadbed to subside. All five crew members were injured, the driver's ... (more)
Headed into a very thirsty Cape Town on a very hot afternoon with a string of tank wagons filled with wine....
35-001 and 35-403 running light through Stikland station.
35-053 passes by the signal that serves the turnoff off the main line for goods trains going to the Bellville yards.
A work train returns to Bellville with a string of wagons carrying rail lengths.
Done with the day's ploughing, judging from the sand on the pilot of trailing locomotive 35-019, this threesome of Class 35-000s are headed east, running light. Note the lit red marker light and ... (more)
Running light and waiting for amber to enter the main line. The pilot looks like it has had quite a few meetings with the rails.
Back to front with a string of container wagons at Stikland.
Having stopped and uncoupled from its train at Klawer, Class 35-000 # 034 and 009 proceed to pick up some loaded wagons from the siding.