A loaded ore train with 15065 leading is busy crossing here over the Soutrivier (Salt river) as well as the N7 highway through an area called Knersvlakte (meaning gnashing or grinding plains).
A relative short ore train from the normal ones which are close to 4km in length runs west with 3 class 15E locos up front between Loop 4 and 5 north of Vanrhynsdorp.
With only minutes of sunlight left 3 class 35s grind up the grade with a load from the Namaqua Sands plant which they will drop off at Loop 4 of the Sishen - Saldanha ore line.
Class 36 (200) diesel shunter, 36-238, trundles through Ladysmith Station in Northern KwaZulu Natal from the Durban side on her way to Danskraal Locomotive Depot / Yard. Built by General Motors S... (more)
Class 18E, 18-034, is crossing the steel bridge and about to swing righthanded into Lions River Station in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands with a load of containers. The train is bound for Kings Rest ... (more)
Having completed the climb up through Boughton in Pietermaritzburg, Class 18E, 18-408, is now climbing once again, while heading this Johannesburg bound container train up through Braeside and on ... (more)
The full moon is slowly rising in the east as a loaded ore train is being passed by the Namaqua Sands train in Loop 1 while the driver's assistant gives a rollby.
Class 6E1 electric locomotives, E1531 & E1702, with E1531 still in her original South African Railway livery, are leaving Bayhead to return to Wentworth Depot after cutting off their load of empty... (more)
Class 18E, 18-012, is supporting a heavy load of coal behind her as she rolls down the steep gradient through Boughton Station in Pietermaritzburg on her way to Cato Ridge / Durban. A variety of ... (more)
The Blue Train leaves Wellington behind on a beautiful winters morning with 20032 leading for the trip back north.
The back end of an empty ore train is about to pass through the only tunnel on this line at Elands Bay with 15023 at the back.
35500 leads grain empties from Bellville to Caledon here at the bottom of the climb over Sir Lowrys Pass.
One of Millsite depot's ageing class 34 GE U26C's powering through Vlakdrif siding, as it leads the Phelophepa health care train west towards Mafikeng.
Transnet Freight Rail's "Phelophepa" health care train, a mobile clinic on rails, is on its way to Mafikeng in North West province, seen here behind two of Millsite depot's ageing GE cla... (more)
Four class 34 GE U26C's heading through Lucerne siding, westbound to Mafikeng with a block load of 50 container wagons. Although several refurbished / upgraded 34's in the Transnet Freight Rail li... (more)