Operated by Reefsteamers for Steam Loco Safaris, No 2056 pilots 25NC No 3472 on a train bound for
This was Friends of the Rail's first train of the season, following the serious derailment of their 15F No 3117 near this spot in June. The first blush of the southern hemisphere spring is eviden... (more)
Alco built (1926) No 2056 pilots North British built (1954)class 25NC No 3472 in an early morning departure from Mount Morkel Siding with a train bound for Ficksburg
Umgeni Steam Railway's GMAM departs from Albert Falls for Pietermaritzburg as the sun rises. During steam days, double-heading with these large articulated engines was common on this line.
Reefsteamers preserved class 12R hauls the Country Music Special from Magaliesburg.
No 2380 hauls her mixed photo charter over the handsome dressed stone bridge below Sizanenjana en route to Donnybrook.
This is an accurate recreation of steam operations on this line during the 1970s and 1980s.
Reefsteamers runs regular trips to Magaliesburg on weekends. These are very popular and usually fully booked. No 3046 was out on her second revenue-earning journey since restoration.
Typical of the pickup mixed train that worked on this line in steam days, No 3632 hurries her train towards the spectacular Loodsberg Pass.
The fireman prepares No 119 for the days work. Train operated by the Apple Express Society. With a little luck and lots of hard work, there could be another NG 15 working for the Society in 2011... (more)
No 4074 approaches Donnybrook in the last rays of the setting sun.
The Geoff's Trains charter departs from Loerie in dramatic fashoin, en route to Gamtoos and Hankey.
Sunset at Capital Park...
The front ends of two classic SAR branch line locomitives - the 19D, nearest to the camera dates from before WW II and the 24, in steam, dates from a few years after the war. This was taken at th... (more)
Friends of the Rail's little Berkshire emerges from her own steam in the first rays of the rising sun.