With a crossover set up ahead due to track maintenance, 18-266 has slowed to a crawl with this load of predominantly cement wagons and a few empty STJ (Timber) wagons at the back. The train is pi... (more)
Two Class 6E1 units, headed by E1584, leave Bayhead (the biggest and busiest yard in Durban), for the short run back to their depot at Wentworth, having just cut off their load. E1584, has subseq... (more)
A class 6E1 Bo-Bo 3kV electric in original South African Railways red livery, hauls a "pick-up" (wayside) freight northwards across the Vaal River at Fourteen Streams. The 2nd and 4th wagons are c... (more)
Just after sunrise on a chilly winter morning, as 18-297 / 18-119 / 18-169 cross the little bridge out of Mooi River in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands as they head towards Hidcote with a load of conta... (more)
A converted tractor leads a short tourist train up the Hex River Pass. The pass once carried the Cape Main Line from the verdant winelands over the mountains to the Karoo desert on the other side,... (more)
Running west through the conola fields as they slowly start to bloom here between Niekerkshek and Bontebokskloof.
As a brand new Class 18E Series 2 locomotive, 18-645, is pictured here in the workshops at the Umbilo Electric Locomotive Depot, having just emerged from the Class 6E1 / Class 18E upgrade program ... (more)
18-636 / 18-161 / 18-639 / 18-263 cross over the Mooi River bridge as they start to leave the KwaZulu Natal Midlands behind them with a load of Jet Fuel bound for Johannesburg / Gauteng.
Amid very unsettled hazy / smoggy conditions, 18-655 is about to pass under the Congella Road steel bridge with one of the luxury Blue Train sets, which is visiting Durban this weekend on a Vodaco... (more)
18255 and two mates all in Spoornet blue lead containers up to Johannesburg through Beacon Hill.
After picking up grain wagons back at the silo two class 34s charge up the grade out of Heidelberg.
Sandstone Estate's ex-South African Railways class NG 6 (better known as a Lawley) performs an early morning runpast for photographers. This was the Lawley's first public run after restoration.
What better way to spend Fathers Day than photographing (or riding behind) steam? Friends of the Rail's trusty "Dolly", class 19D 4-8-2 no. 2650, charges up the grade out of Panpoort tow... (more)
Atlantic Rail's newly restored class 16DA "Katie" has just passed under the Nelson Mandela Boulevard road-bridge and is making her way towards the mainline that will take her to Simons T... (more)
Atlantic Rail's newly restored class 16DA departs from Monument Station with a passenger train en-route to Simons Town.