The Premier Class hauls butt towards Worcester as the mountains surrounding Cape Town continue to burn (the cloud in the background).
A Henschel SAR 16DA hauls the Atlantic Rail Spier Wine Express on this gorgeous afternoon. If you have never heard a 1920's built Pacific rocketing along on a double track, catenary equipped, weld... (more)
The smallest GE locomotives ever built (that I am aware of) were these adorable class 91's built in 1973 for South African Railways for their 2 ft gauge branches. This one now rests in the railway... (more)
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.
A Gautrain consist races into the O R Tambo Airport station. What a well built system!
The Progressive Rail Eagan local switches out The Recycling Zone in the northeastern corner of town. Today's train is a monster with 2 units and 31 cars!
The Progressive Rail Eagan local has grown today. What is normally a 10 car train has swelled to 31 cars and two locomotives! Quite impressive for what is now an 8 mile, dead-end, branch line! Thi... (more)
A BNSF SD70Ace and Grinstein Green SD70Mac head west on the Wilmar sub with an empty coal drag. The train is passing the preserved Wayzata spot located along beautiful Lake Minnetonka.
A trio of Canadian Pacific GP38's and GP38AC's lead a mixed manifest consisted largely of loaded frac sand hoppers into Donehower Siding. Its great to see this weathered "Multi-Mark" uni... (more)
PERURAIL's Andean Explorer prepares to meet its counterpart. At this point the onboard musicians are swapped as well as some of the staff.
PERURAIL's Andean Explorer is shepherded by a MOW motorcar for its entire journey to Puno. This motorcar inspects the track and clears obstructions, including the massive market that sets up right... (more)
PERURAIL's Andean Explorer pauses 3 times per week at La Reya. The highest point on the Cusco-Puno Railway at 14,176 ft.
PERURAIL puts on quite the show at Aguas Calientes Station. MLW's mix with DMU's. On the far right we have train 604 the VistaDome. Next to it is the luxury Hiram Bingham.
PERURAIL performs switching maneuvers in the Aquas Calientes station. Meanwhile another consist waits on the mainline in the background to enter the station.