Metrorail No. 1040 nearing its destination at Cato Ridge. Metrorail is a division of PRASA and the only national suburban commuter operator in South Africa.
As a result of a SPAD infringement these two 10M5 commuter sets rubbed noses at New Durban Yard. PRASA / Metrorail are the National and only suburban commuter operator in South Africa.
It's sunset, and the Darwin Award candidates make their appearance again. This is the rear end of one of the new Class 10M Metro trains, but despite the diminished clingon possibilities these guys... (more)
It's sunset, and the Darwin Award candidates make their appearance again. This is one of the new Class 10M Metro trains, but despite the diminished clingon possibilities these guys still manage to... (more)
The once a day Boland Blitz to Worcester takes on passengers at Stikland Station. It will pass through the Witzenberg Winelands and the canyon at Tulbagh.
Two Metro Rail trains meet in Stikland station en route to Paarl and Cape Town respectively.
Metro Rail car seen here being delivered to the Metro Gold Line facilities in Los Angeles in March of 2003.
Darwin Award candidates on the Kaalfontein to Tembisa run. Trainsurfing has become an often fatal fad around Johannesburg and the ultimate macho thing is to ride on the roof, standing upright whi... (more)
One of Metro Rail's Japanese built 8M series commuter trains approaches Cape Town station, led by graffiti-stricken end coach number 8M000081. The train's first of three motor coaches is the seco... (more)
The conductor keeps an eye from the rear end cab as passengers scramble to board an eastbound train at Stikland station.
The conductor keeps an eye from the rear end cab while passengers at Stikland station are boarding the "Boland Blitz", here returning to Worcester in the late afternoon.
Metro 3531, the "Boland Blitz" (Boland Lightning) is a daily Worcester-Cape Town-Worcester commuter, here returning to Worcester in the late afternoon. The Boland and Worcester lie beyond the Hot... (more)
A rather grubby looking commuter approaching Capital Park station. It's spring - even the trackside nettles are in flower.
Vandalism any way one looks at it, but I must admit that some graffiti is less of an eyesore than most.