After being delayed by 45 minutes due to adverse signalling near Cape Town, the Blue Train is making up time as it passes through Paarl station
Late afternoon across the valley from Hammarsdale to Bux Farm / Cliffdale and 18-615 / 18-023 / 18-512 with a load of containers bound for Kaserne in Johannesburg have just got underway again. Th... (more)
E9008 is at the back of an empty ore train passing through a cut between Loop 6 and 7 north of Loeriesfontein.
35482 and 35045 lean into the curve as they lead the Phelophepa Health train on a test run from Saldanha to Cape Town here through the triangle at Kalbaskraal.
18712 leads Rovos up the grade at Klapmuts towards Cape Town in the late afternoon.
With a fresh Worcester crew in charge, the Blue Train is on its way north to Beaufort West. It is seen exiting the 2nd Hex River tunnel (approx 4.5km long)
Late on a beautiful autumn afternoon and Class 18E locomotives, 18-780 / 18-524 / 18-220, have just passed through Frere Station with a loaded grain train. The train is running contra flow across... (more)
A beautiful autumn afternoon in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands. Class 18E locomotives, 18-780 / 18-524 / 18-220, have just about completed the climb away from Rosetta to Mooi River with a loaded grai... (more)
35439 runs light through Muldersvlei towards Bellville.
An intricate and carefully choreographed procedure setting the locomotives down during their ship to shore transfer. With rain about, Class 20E, 20 001 the class leader, is in the slings and abou... (more)
With the rain starting to fall Class 20E, 20 001 the class leader, comes out the hold in the slings and is about to be placed on South African soil for the first time via the floating crane Indlov... (more)
After having dropped off grain wagons at the silo 35465 is moving forward again to continue to the De Hoek cement factory.
A loaded ore train is busy crossing over the impressive Olifantsrivier bridge north of Vredendal. The third helper loco is just on the other side of the bridge.
Two class 35s run light back to the depot at Klawer after dropping off empties at the Namaqua Sands plant.
18712 leads a load of black gold through Sandhills towards Worcester. The N1 between Cape Town and Johannesburg can be seen behind the train.