The first General Electric diesel-electric locomotives ordered by the South African Railways (SAR) were the class 31 (GE U12B), imported from the USA and placed in service in 1958. All have been w... (more)
18-219 / 18-306 / 18-177 passing through the remains of Beacon Hill Station (just outside Estcourt) with a Durban bound grain train.
The only steam worked industrial railway in South Africa: Sappi Saiccor´s 19D sits at the Umkomaas exchange yard before heading to the pulp mill. The massive pipe at the left carries the dirt and ... (more)
18-366 heading a load of cement through Balgowan in the Kwazulu Natal Midlands.
A few children walking home from school pause for a moment to watch Rovos Rail behind 2 class 35s passing through Outeniqua siding outside George.
A 10M5 Metrorail suburban commuter set, Train No. 9658, arriving at Durban Station.
Always a pleasure to see this beautiful old lady, E1101, out and about and even more of a thrill to see her down the KwaZulu Natal South Coast at Pennington Station. Over a four year period, from... (more)
18-126 in her partly refreshed "blue" Spoornet livery and four Transnet Freight Rail "reds" climb up the hill out of Lions River towards Tweedie in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands with a heavy load of ... (more)
18-397 heading a Durban bound container train through the dry scrubland area around Hammarsdale in KwaZulu Natal.
A northbound Metrorail EMU leaves Umkomaas on its way towards Durban.
A northbound Metrorail EMU passes the shores of the Indian Ocean on its way towards Durban.
After dropping off ballast wagons back at the station 33030 and 33002 are leaving for Voorbaai with a short load behind.
The recommissioning of Harmony Gold #2 in 2010 (renumbered from #8) included a repaint in an eyecatching bright red livery. Seen here at Unicel shaft, #2 is waiting with its train of empty hoppers... (more)