Recently rebuilt from Class 6E1 E2070 to Class 18E at the Transwerk shops at Koedoespoort in Pretoria, 18-224 waits for a fresh crew at the head of a goods train en route from Durban to Johannesbu... (more)
A 100% genuine Erie-built! Two foot gauge 91-008 with a string of wood wagons at the renowned Apple Express headquarters.
Shunting container wagons in Table Bay harbour, with Lion's Head in the background.
Rovos Rail's ex SAR Class 19D "Bianca" in the process of turning around on the Capital Park wye.
It may look like a locomotive, but it's not. A brand new Plasserail IM2000 Infrastructure Measuring Vehicle approaches Bellville station.
A rather grubby looking commuter approaching Capital Park station. It's spring - even the trackside nettles are in flower.
Four Class 6E1s, the fourth unit running dead in tow, pass through Kaalfontein Station with a goods train.
The points are thrown and the green flag is shown for the loco to proceed. The Class 38-000 is an Electric/Diesel Electric locomotive, here running on the catenary, but also able to operate on die... (more)
Apart from hauling the Blue Train up and down all the way between Cape Town and Pretoria, Class 14Es and 14E1s have to do some real work too. They can run off either 3kV DC or 25kV AC, making the... (more)
Beaufort West is the end of the line for these Cape Town based 3Kv Class 6E1's. The stretch from here to Kimberley is the stamping ground of the 25Kv Class 7E's.
The driver's view.
A Class 7E locomotive is being kept company by a couple of steam generator wagons. When steam locomotives started making way for electric and diesel traction in the 1950's, vapor wagons were intro... (more)
Two Class 6E's and two 6E1's, the fourth unit dead in tow, enter Laingsburg across the Buffels River Bridge with a mixed goods train.
Another victim of graffiti vandals approach Bellville station.
The Class 6E's are getting long in the tooth with 39 years service under their belts, but these two are still on the road regularly.