Two 6E1s in the Prasa purple colour lead the Transkaroo through Sandhills a few km outside Worcester heading to Cape Town.
A loaded ore slowly accelerate away from Loop 7 while the sheep start to gather in the shade of the tree on another hot and dry day in the Northern Cape.
After collecting loaded grain wagons from the silos at Rooiwal, this pair of Kroonstad based class 34's in Spoornet blue livery are waiting in the freight siding for the signal to proceed north to... (more)
Shosholoza Meyl's "Algoa" from Port Elizabeth is passing the classic semaphore Down main and Down loop starter signals at the south end of Heuningspruit station, as it heads north to Johannesburg ... (more)
A pair of Kroonstad based class 34-400's are working a late running mixed freight of grain wagons and butane and propylene tankers from Kroonstad to Sasolburg, seen just south of the old Greenland... (more)
My first shot of 2015 produced an unexpected surprise in the form of a late running local freight from Kroonstad to Sasolburg, departing Rooiwal early on a beautiful summer morning. A pair of Kroo... (more)
What a big surprise we got this morning when the Premier Classe special that visited Cape Town for the Jazz festival appeared around the corner with one of the new Afro 4000 locos in the lead, all... (more)
Finally we get one of the new Afro 4000 locos that Prasa ordered from Spain out on the main line, leading the Premier Classe which is newly painted in the Prasa blue livery.
Down in the valley, 18-506, with a load of containers, is passing through the largely dairy producing area of Mooi River in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands. The train left Durban about 3½ hours earlie... (more)
With some afternoon storm activity around and the landscape already showing signs of the change in seasons, as we move through autumn and head closer to winter in South Africa, 18-506 is pictured ... (more)
Four class 35s with only the first 2 working lead some tankers and dz wagons through Buffeljagsrivier en route to Worcester.
A Container train is heading over the Mooi River towards the North in perfect weather conditions.
35061 leads 3 more mates and a short freight up the climb past Mowers towards Worcester in the afternoon.
Class 9E E9025 is at the back of a loaded ore train rounding a curve as it approaches Loop 6 with the middle part of the train visible on the left.
Sun Setting on a spring afternoon, the world famous Blue Train heads back home to Pretoria.