Transnet Freight Rail's 18-124, with a load of containers is stopped on the platform of the main line out of Durban / KwaZulu Natal at Lions River Station, having just undergone a crew change. PR... (more)
After picking up 10 loaded mealie wagons from the silos at Willemsrus, a crew member talks to the TCO (Train Control Officer) in Kroonstad to get the required track warrant to proceed north to Wes... (more)
Two GM class 35's from Kroonstad depot, in Spoornet orange and blue liveries, have collected eleven loaded mealie (maize) wagons from Bothaville and are heading back to Kroonstad. They are seen at... (more)
The mealie (maize) season is in full swing in Free State province and Transnet still has a share of the traffic, albeit a small percentage compared to years ago. Two GM class 35's from Kroonstad d... (more)
18-619, with the help of three of her classmates, is heading this heavy coal train down through the steep and very twisty section around Boughton / Boughton Station on the way down to Pietermaritz... (more)
It is not often that one sees diesels out on the Cape main line. Here 2 class 35s take a short load north through Soetendal.
18-103 & 18-034 working as light units through Umlaas Road (probably on their way to Masons Mill in Pietermaritzburg to pick up a load) are doing their best to stay ahead of the unseasonal storm t... (more)
Two 6E1s in faded Spoornet orange lead the Queenstown to Cape Town train here through Tulbaghkloof on a chilly day after some snow falls the previous week.
On the morning of the 18th December 2013, amid obvious miserable / less than desirable weather conditions in Durban, South Africa, a rather significant railway event played out at O Shed in Durban... (more)
Two class 35s slowly drift down the grade with loaded tankers and empty dz wagons behind about to cross over the Goukou river outside Riversdal.
Leaving Durban and bound for Kaserne in Johannesburg is 18-609 with a load of containers, crossing the Mkondeni Viaduct in the section between Ashburton and Pietermaritzburg.
Late afternoon in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands as a trio of Spoornet "Blue" liveried Class 18E locomotives climb the hill up around the back of Michaelhouse in Balgowan with a mixed load o... (more)
Two class 6E1 Locomotives leaving the yard area,Heading to Sasolburg yard to collect a train of feul.
Seven Class 18E locomotives (18-199 / 18-416 / 18-127 / 18-243 / 18-602 / 18-652 / 18-177) are Durban bound as light units headed by 18-199, pictured here passing through Lions River Station.