On 7 June 2007 a Piketberg bound coal train derailed at Biesiesfontein farm just north of Moorreesburg after floods caused the roadbed to subside. All five crew members were injured, the driver's ... (more)
One of Metro Rail's Japanese built 8M series commuter trains approaches Cape Town station, led by graffiti-stricken end coach number 8M000081. The train's first of three motor coaches is the seco... (more)
Headed into a very thirsty Cape Town on a very hot afternoon with a string of tank wagons filled with wine....
As the Shosholoza Meyl approaches Bellville, it crosses over onto the outbound line in order to get to the correct platform for its penultimate stop at Bellville station.
35-001 and 35-403 running light through Stikland station.
The Premier Classe semi-luxury passenger train from Pretoria storms through Stikland station.
Two Class 36-000 shunters, returning from a customer with their shunter wagon and a string of grain wagons, pass through Stikland station.
The conductor keeps an eye from the rear end cab as passengers scramble to board an eastbound train at Stikland station.
Trains in South Africa are often very long. And sometimes less long....
Class 6E1 # E1950 and E1951 arriving in the Cape with the Shosholoza Meyl from Pretoria.
Class 6E # E1163 leads a goods train towards the Bellville yards.
A couple of Class 36-000 diesels approach Stikland station with a string of ballast hoppers. Trailing unit 36-001 received it's new blue paint job during 2006.
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)
The Premier Classe from Johannesburg to Cape Town approaching Stikland Station, after which it will start slowing down for its penultimate stop at Bellville station.
The conductor keeps an eye from the rear end cab while passengers at Stikland station are boarding the "Boland Blitz", here returning to Worcester in the late afternoon.