Three class 15Es lead a short ore train west through this very dry area north of Vanrhynsdorp.
A local 5M2A climbs the gradient between Princess & Westgate.
It is not often that one sees a single loco at the front of an empty ore train as was the case here with 15036 leading the train away from Saldanha back north.
Three class 35s run light through Liebendal siding outside Vredendal in the late afternoon sun to make a pickup at the Namaqua Sands plant north of Koekenaap.
An empty ore train swings around a big curve as it is busy leaving the run up the coast line from Saldanha heading in land back north to the mines.
A loaded ore train heads west into the late afternoon sun with 15063 bringing up the back.
The back end of an empty ore train slowly rolls past as it is busy crossing a loaded train in Loop 5 just to the left out of picture.
The back end of a loaded ore train passes through Strandfontein on the west coast with the front end already in Loop 3 just to the left in the distance by the big tower. From here the line follows... (more)
Two class 35s push slowly back to couple onto flat wagons loaded with granite blocks at Bitterfontein station which is the end of the branch line up the west coast. The granite blocks will be take... (more)
Three class 35s approach Vredendal in the late afternoon heading from the Klawer depot to the Namaqua Sands plant.
Three Transnet Freight Rail class 34s and their cement consist trundle along the busy Germiston to Pretoria mainline.
David Shephard's class 15F No.3052 is in the process of relocating to her new home at Friends of the rail, Pretoria. Seen here along the short, but busy Germiston to Pretoria mainline, No.3052 pac... (more)
Class 15F No.3052 prepares to depart Germiston for Friends of the Rail, Pretoria, her new home. No.3052 is in the care of Sandstone Estates and belongs to famous wildlife painter, David Shephard.
Two PRASA 18Es haul the Cape Town bound 'Trans Karoo' along the Fochville to Potchefstroom mainline.