Formation flying.... A crowded yard throat and crowded loco cabs make a crowded picture of two loco types using the same digits in their loco numbers, sitting astride Pretoria's Paul Kruger Stree... (more)
The most beautiful lady on African rails, by far! Rovos Rail's ex SAR Class GMAM Garratt and her permanently coupled water wagon on the wye at Capital Park.
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)
What's taking that marshaller so long with his green flag?
A rather grubby looking commuter approaching Capital Park station. It's spring - even the trackside nettles are in flower.
Shown a green flag to enter the Capital Park yard across Paul Kruger Street. The water wagon is permanently coupled to Rovos Rail's Garratt, and is even fitted with a headlight for reverse runnin... (more)
Rovos Rail's ex SAR Class 19D "Bianca" in the process of turning around on the Capital Park wye.
OK, let me guess..... Driver got carsick??
Ready to go and waiting for marching orders
Entering the Capital Park yard across the Paul Kruger Street bridge.
Say, Mister Signalman, how much longer do we have to wait?
Class 18E # 18-065 and 6E1 # E1682 in their starting blocks, so to speak, waiting for their turn to enter the main line.
Class 35-200 # 283 and 203 moving out with a string of empty (unloaded?) container flat wagons.
Class 18E's are rebuilt Series 8 6E1's with a toilet installed in half of the # 1 end cab to accommodate female crew. They therefore usually run in end-to-end pairs. In the men-only era men just... (more)
Class 6E1 E1629 getting under way