A short train runs north past a row of blue gum trees en route to the cement factory at De Hoek.
Class 9E 9023 brings up the rear of a loaded ore train as it passes through a S curve between Loop 7 & 8 in the Northern Cape. The second helper loco can also be seen in the distance.
A special Blue Train that arrived earlier in Cape Town heads back north in the late afternoon through the Boland.
Electric and diesel traction working together to take an emptry ore train back to Sishen, about to cross the Olifantsrivier (Elephant river) bridge outside Vredendal.
It's really late in the afternoon now as 18-615 / 18-023 / 18-512 and a load of containers bound for Kaserne in Johannesburg pass through Umlaas Road. The train had been held up at Shongweni (alo... (more)
A Special works that was working at a wash-away site by Thornwood halt, is seen here heading home on the Natal main line by Bux Farm, between Nshongweni and Cliffdale, hauled by a Class 35 diesel-... (more)
A loaded ore train on the left is parked in Loop 7 while an empty one on the right passes by with rain building up in the distance.
Two TFR-liveried 18E's and a Spoornet blue sister are passing through Greylingstad on the Natal Corridor (Natcor) main line with a train of double deck motor car carriers from Kaalfontein (near Jo... (more)
Class 35 diesels (GE U15C) with the daily malt train climbs up Houwhoek pass from Bot river.
The sun has just risen above the hills to the south of Heidelberg, as a quartet of 18E's cross the Blesbokspruit at 05:32, heading south on the Natcor (Natal Corridor) main line with a manganese t... (more)
A short freight with 35485 leading passes through Koringberg en route to the cement factory at De Hoek.
A loaded ore train snakes through a S curve in the late afternoon between Loop 6 & 7 with some thunder clouds building up in the back.
43088 leads a short train north approaching Loop 2 on the West Coast to cross a loaded ore train heading south to Saldanha.
The Indian Ocean forms the backdrop, as 37-061 / 37-025 / 37-063 cross the Umgababa Bridge on their way down to Umkomaas on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast with a load of coal for the Sappi / Saicco... (more)
Willows Farm Crossing in Umlaas Road and 18-246 is at the head of this "Python" (65 x C Type Wagons) with a load of coal for Cato Ridge from Northern KwaZulu Natal. These "Pythons&... (more)