Class 35 053 brings a set of Slagment empties into Langebaaneenheid interchange yard. The wagons will be later taken to the Arcelor Mittal Saldanha steelworks for filling with slag (a byproduct of... (more)
A train of empty jet fuel tankers on its way from Johannesburg to Durban, is nearing the bottom of Majuba pass between Charlestown and Ingogo, passing through dry winter countryside blackened by a... (more)
Not long after sunrise, a southbound 50-wagon container train from Johannesburg to Durban has completed its descent of the Majuba pass over the Drakensberg mountains between Charlestown and Ingogo... (more)
18-659 / 18-220 / 18-667 are bound for Durban and are crossing the Mooi River Bridge, as they pass through the vibrantly green and lush grazing lands of the dairy producing area of Mooi River in t... (more)
Passing through Heidelberg station, something interesting to note about this station is that the platform is located next to a loop line with the main line running through the middle.
On board the Transkaroo from Cape Town to Johannesburg as we have stopped here at the entrance to Worcester station. The Transkaroo down from Johannesburg to Cape Town is approaching and once it h... (more)
After a change in direction at Hennenman on the Free State main line, as well as a switch from diesel to electric traction, Transnet's Phelophepa 1 health care train is seen crossing the Sand Rive... (more)
On a repositioning move from Bothaville to Bloemfontein, Transnet's Phelophepa 1 health care train is about to join the Free State main line at Whites, as it comes off the Welkom branch. Two class... (more)
E9023 assists at the back of a loaded ore train as it approaches Elands Bay from loop 2. The head end is the 2 small red dots far off in the distance on the right above the water. The second and t... (more)
Built by General Motors South Africa as GM-EMD GT18MC, Class 35 Diesels, 35-629 & 35-621, have just left Cato Ridge and are seen here hurriedly running through Camperdown Station contra-flow, as t... (more)
18711 approaches with Rovos behind heading to Cape Town with late winter snow on the mountains in the distance.
18-055 / 18-667 / 18-229 (dead unit) run contra flow down through the steep gradients of Boughton / Boughton Station in Pietermaritzburg with a short load of almost all Maersk containers.
18-283 assisted by four additional units has just crossed the Mkondeni Viaduct with a long load of 65 Type CAR wagon empties, which were picked up at Cato Ridge a little earlier.
This short train of 21 empty grain wagons (various types) is busy crossing the Mkondeni Viaduct in the section between Ashburton and Pietermaritzburg as it leaves Durban.
Back in the day when TFR was still running 6E1 locos in the Cape two of them are seen here leading a Rovos trian on the final stretch to Cape Town.