Early morning and with trains standing (including one of the Blue Train sets bound for Durban) all over the place due to a major points problem after a power failure, one of Transnet's Luxrailer i... (more)
Three ex Queensland Railway locos painted in the TFR livery accelerate out of Bergrivier station with a load of coal for Saldanha.
After a serious head-on collision the previous Thursday, (no serious injuries were recorded) The recently refurbished 5M2A awaits it's fate in Durban's "E" Yard.
Two class 35s (GE U15C) with two class 34s (GE U26C) lead a load of coal through Bergrivier station while a few coal wagons seemed to have been standing in the siding for quite some time.
After dropping off their load of coal these three ex Queensland Railway locos are about to run back light to Bellville.
A six pack of locos with the first four class 35 (GE U15C) and the two blue ones class 34 (GE U26C) run through the loop line at Langeenheid for the trip back to Bellville.
18522 leads a Rovos train out of tunnel 4 of the Hexton tunnels into Salbar siding heading towards Cape Town on another hot and dry day.
Bailey leads Jessica through a S curve down a little grade between Drew and Bonnievale on day four of the transfer.
15065 leads a loaded ore train towards Loop 4 in the afternoon with the B loco visible just above the lead locos.
Panning 15046 at the back of a loaded ore train as the train passes by Elands Bay in the afternoon
Bailey and Jessica leading the train around the curve at Niekerskhek late in the afternoon with an old station building visible in the back between the trees.
Two class 34s lead a ballast train north between Loop 1 and Elands Bay. Seeing class 34s during the day is a rare sight these days.
The Metramco steel beneficiation plant provides the background for FOTR's No. 3664 as she pulls away from Zonderwater siding.
FOTR's No. 3664 leaves Cullinan town early in the morning. The headgear of the Cullinan Diamond Mine is seen in the background. The largest rough gem-quality diamond (621.35 g/1.36 Pounds) ever fo... (more)
Friends of the Rail's class 19D No.2650 performs a late afternoon runpast on the Rayton to Cullinan branchline.