Three of the remaining survivors of the original 100 that entered service between 1983 and 1985 for South African Railways - an additional 7 were built for the mining industry. Class 8E, centre c... (more)
Class 37 Diesels, 37-048 & 37-088, are seen here approaching the Ilfracombe Station Crossing on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast, having just left Umkomaas late on a winter afternoon with a load of e... (more)
36-251 is seen here busy shunting the Shosholoza Meyl / Trans Natal down to the Carriage & Wagon Inspection Yard. Shunt assistants are about to exchange clearance information re the inspection pi... (more)
An 8 coach Type 10M5 Metrorail set is seen here returning to the Durban Metro Yard just North of Durban Station, down the ramp of the hump crossover bridge. The tallest building to the left of th... (more)
A crossing timed to perfection by pure luck in this very busy scene captured at Lions River Station in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands. 18-073 has a load of containers behind her on the "up" line and i... (more)
14001 leads the Blue Train out of the third of the 4 Hexton tunnels with some fresh snow on the mountain tops in the back.
These two Class 36 (200) diesel shunters are sweltering in a very hot and humid Durban summer morning, as they idle away awaiting their next shunting duty orders. I always feel sorry for their cr... (more)
37-090 and mates have just arrived in Umkomaas with a load of Timber for Saiccor. They are seen here busy running around the load they have just arrived with, in order to recouple at the opposite ... (more)
An eight coach, Type 10M5, Metrorail set passes through the hilly area of Shongweni on a winter afternoon and is bound for Cato Ridge, having started its journey at Durban Station. There is a reg... (more)
18-163 and helpers work themselves through the many twists and turns in the very hilly Shongweni / Cliffdale area with a load of containers, as they leave Durban for Johannesburg on a winter's aft... (more)
A Durban bound, Type 10M5 Metrorail set, catches the last of the winter afternoon sun as it crosses the Umgababa Bridge on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast.
The Phelophepa Health Train behind 18684 and 18686 exits Tulbaghkloof on the Gouda side en route to Cape Town.
18684 leads a load of military vehicles up a short climb between Tweedside and Konstable in the Karoo.
A view of Simonstown station with the town in the back. We are about to depart back to Cape Town with the train on the left, on the right is one of the older 5M2A sets.
18-768, one of the latest Class 18E locomotives to be added to the Transnet fleet, is looking really smart in her new red Transnet Freight Rail livery in the morning sun, as she exits the Umlaas R... (more)