Pushing is what she does now! E1101 is a significantly refurbished (2007) Class 5E1 Series 5 electric unit, originally built in 1966. She and her sister, E1102, are now used by Transnet Freight ... (more)
Running on the Sentrarand avoiding line, this set of five 18E's hauling type CAR open wagons, is seen crossing the Kliprivier, shortly before reaching the junction with the Germiston - Vereeniging... (more)
Raathsvlei siding, on the Potchefstroom - Houtheuwel link line in southern Gauteng, is often used as a staging point for eastbound manganese trains, running from the Northern Cape mines to Cato Ri... (more)
These are Class 37 Diesels, 37-042 / 37-075 / 37-019, built by General Motors South Africa as model GM-EMD GT26M2C, in 1981 / 1982 – a total of 100 built. They are heading down the KwaZulu Natal ... (more)
It’s a beautiful sunrise in Pietermaritzburg as 34-841 / 34-629 cross the Pentrich Viaduct, having just left Masons Mill (their depot) for the run through to their daily shunting duties in the yar... (more)
The final fully assembled Class 20E direct from China, 20 010, has just been craned off the “Oriental Explorer” while docked at O Shed in Durban Harbour via the floating crane "Indlovu".... (more)
Three class 35s with the Phelophepa in tow on a repositioning move to Ashton approach Leeurivier (Lion River) here between Swellendam and Bonnievale.
Brand spanking new and on their way to Pretoria, running contra flow while passing through the cutting out of Ashburton Station here is Transnet Freight Rail's (the first two of six ordered) impor... (more)
The west coast is known for all the colourful wild flowers during spring season. Here 15024 leads an empty train past a batch of yellow flowers just north of Loop 1.
18-678 is at the front of these six Class 18E locomotives, which had been shutdown on the main line at Cliffdale Crossing, due to an earlier signalling problem. A new crew had just arrived to get... (more)
A lovely late winter afternoon as Class 18E Series 1, 18-253, climbs contra flow with a container train up through the steep gradients and many twists and turnbacks of Boughton. At this point the ... (more)
No 119 rolls into Gamtoos Junction with a photographers' special
A grain train weaves it's way around the Boughton Balloon towards Pietermaritzburg.
The Blue train heads home after a weekend in Durban
E9006 assists at the back of an empty ore train as it swings around Elands Bay heading back north to the mines.