With a fresh Worcester crew in charge, the Blue Train is on its way north to Beaufort West. It is seen exiting the 2nd Hex River tunnel (approx 4.5km long)
Late on a beautiful autumn afternoon and Class 18E locomotives, 18-780 / 18-524 / 18-220, have just passed through Frere Station with a loaded grain train. The train is running contra flow across... (more)
A beautiful autumn afternoon in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands. Class 18E locomotives, 18-780 / 18-524 / 18-220, have just about completed the climb away from Rosetta to Mooi River with a loaded grai... (more)
1729D hangs in the slings waiting for 1742D to depart on the long slow road trip from Durban to Pretoria. On a miserable winter morning this is ex Queensland Railway Class 1720 Clyde GL18C Co-Co,... (more)
Lashed down and ready for a long slow road trip from Durban to Pretoria. On a miserable winter morning this is ex Queensland Railway Class 1720 Clyde GL18C Co-Co, 1769D, shortly after being crane... (more)
35439 runs light through Muldersvlei towards Bellville.
Bailey and Jessica heading up the grade just outside Swellendam late in the afternoon on the third day of the trip.
Train No. 0063 (faulty display), a Type 10M5 set (Set M1), is about to make a stop at Umbilo Station. The train is bound for Durban Station from Pinetown Station. PRASA / Metrorail still operate... (more)
Train No. 0761, a Type 10M5 suburban commuter set operated by PRASA / Metrorail, has just departed Rossburgh Station. The train was on all stops from Kelso Station on the KwaZulu Natal South Coas... (more)
An intricate and carefully choreographed procedure setting the locomotives down during their ship to shore transfer. With rain about, Class 20E, 20 001 the class leader, is in the slings and abou... (more)
With the rain starting to fall Class 20E, 20 001 the class leader, comes out the hold in the slings and is about to be placed on South African soil for the first time via the floating crane Indlov... (more)
No. 1555 in happier days at the head of the CT-JHB Trans-Karoo Express. Compare it now in photo 572855. For interest, also see photos 369843 and 369844 taken on the same day as this photo
Jessica seen here on the outskirts of Worcester on the Cape main line. On the other side of town she will get onto the Voorbaai branch to continue the journey.
After having dropped off grain wagons at the silo 35465 is moving forward again to continue to the De Hoek cement factory.
A loaded ore train is busy crossing over the impressive Olifantsrivier bridge north of Vredendal. The third helper loco is just on the other side of the bridge.