Class 16DA "Katie" of Atlantic Rail has just gone through Lynedoch station approaching Spier station for a stop to allow the passengers to disembark for lunch at the Spier Wine Estate.
Atlantic Rail's class 16DA approaches Vlottenberg station for a stop to allow the passengers to disembark for lunch in the Winelands.
A Henschel SAR 16DA hauls the Atlantic Rail Spier Wine Express on this gorgeous afternoon. If you have never heard a 1920's built Pacific rocketing along on a double track, catenary equipped, weld... (more)
Class 6E1 Series 3, E1394, built in 1972/3, is still at the yard in Durban with an uncertain future. A possible conversion / upgrade to Class 18E can be ruled out now, as the conversion programme... (more)
Sandstone Estate's NG/G 16 No.88 has just left the sheds with NG4 No.16 following, as they enter Hoekfontein to pick up their respective train consists.
35043 leads another class 35 and 2 more class 34s into Bergrivier siding with steel coil emties behind heading to Saldanha to be reloaded. On the right are a few lamp posts still surviving.
Three class 18Es bring a load of coal through Sandhills towards Cape Town in the afternoon.
15039 brings up the rear of an empty ore as it pulls into Loop 7 to cross an approaching loaded train.
Six (3 pairings) of the twenty eight strong fleet of PRASA Class 18E electric locomotives staged under the Argyle Road Bridge at the yard in Durban. Paired together are 18-402 / 18-405 (purple Sho... (more)
Sandstone Estate's NG/G 16 No.88 enters Hoekfontein with a short mixed train consist carrying visitors to the Estate. In the background a drove of cattle provide visitors with another historic for... (more)
Two Class 18Es stand outside of the workshops at Koedoespoort - one of Transnet Freight Rail's main workshops and assembly plants.
The smallest GE locomotives ever built (that I am aware of) were these adorable class 91's built in 1973 for South African Railways for their 2 ft gauge branches. This one now rests in the railway... (more)
The Overberg branch features some of the most dramatic landscapes in South Africa. This 4-pack of Class 35's are bringing their loads of grain back down the mountain from Caledon.
After bringing their loads down from Caledon. The 4 pack of Class 35's is broken up for the night.
Sandstone Estate's NG/G 13 (left) and NG 15 (right) lie in wait.