For many years this Cowans Sheldon 10 ton steam crane worked at South African Railways' Koedoespoort workshops. Today the workshops belong to Transnet Rail Engineering and the crane is a museum pi... (more)
Friends of the Rail's class 24 2-8-4 no. 3664 (in steam, with Vanderbilt tender) pushes the Club's class 15F 4-8-2 (facing the camera, with feeder tank attached) into the storage sidings at Capita... (more)
Transnet Freight Rail's first new diesels in 30-odd years are being built at Transnet Rail Engineering's Koedoespoort workshops, in conjunction with EMD. They are 6-axle, 3200hp locomotives, EMD m... (more)
A pair of Class 18E's at the western entrance to the Capital Park yard.
E1682 and E1609 astride Paul Kruger street, waiting for permission to enter the Capital Park yard.
Sadly, the traditional brass number plates on the sides of SAR locomotives, that even survived the transition into the diesel and electric era, will soon be no more. The remaining plates are remo... (more)
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