Another stunning autumn afternoon in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, as 18-336 with a load of tanker wagons (Petrol & Diesel) climbs away from Lions River up towards Dargle. There were more than just... (more)
18-250 with a shortish load of containers approaching Colenso Station from the Durban / Pietermaritzburg side. The town of Colenso has significant history with the railways in South Africa, as it... (more)
It's not often that we get to see mixed loads on the Natal Main Line. 18-213 is seen here passing through Holly Station near Balgowan in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands with this short mixed load, whi... (more)
Winter is approaching! 18-250 has just passed through Pieters Station, which is just outside Ladysmith in Northern KwaZulu Natal, with a shortish load of containers. The train is bound for Kaser... (more)
Two class 35s with a shunters wagon behind run through the curves outside Piketberg to do shunting at the De Hoek cement factory.
Late afternoon and 18-030 / 18-601 / 18-667 are in the section between Mooi River and Rosetta, predominantly a dairy farming area in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, with a load of containers. Of inter... (more)
Three class 18Es lead a load north through Kleinstraat with dust blowing off the wagons at the back.
After a quick crew change outside Buffeljagsrivier 35061 slowly starts to move forward continuing the trip to Worcester.
A brand new class 43 diesel locomotive is nearing the final stages of assembly as it is lowered onto it's pair of bogies.
35043 leads another class 35 and 2 more class 34s into Bergrivier siding with steel coil emties behind heading to Saldanha to be reloaded. On the right are a few lamp posts still surviving.
Three class 18Es bring a load of coal through Sandhills towards Cape Town in the afternoon.
15039 brings up the rear of an empty ore as it pulls into Loop 7 to cross an approaching loaded train.
Two Class 18Es stand outside of the workshops at Koedoespoort - one of Transnet Freight Rail's main workshops and assembly plants.
The Overberg branch features some of the most dramatic landscapes in South Africa. This 4-pack of Class 35's are bringing their loads of grain back down the mountain from Caledon.
After bringing their loads down from Caledon. The 4 pack of Class 35's is broken up for the night.