Scanned image (original on Kodachrome - camera used was a Voitlander Vitomatic) © Lindsay Bridge from The Lindsay Bridge Vintage South African Railways Collection and submitted here with permissio... (more)
Zooming in on the luxurious South African Blue Train, headed by Class 18E Series 2 locomotive 18-773, in the section between Camperdown and Umlaas Road. The train was making a leisurely Sunday af... (more)
On occasion full time freight haulers are called upon to head South Africa's internationally renowned luxury passenger train, the Blue Train. Class 18E Series 1 locomotive, 18-328 (and her running... (more)
20032 leads the Blue Train through Wellington on the trip from Cape Town to Pretoria.
The northbound Blue Train just before Hermon Station with Class 20-032 in lead.
The Blue Train speeds north here between Hermon and Gouda with 14108 leading. The class 14Es were eventually withdrawn from service after 2 of them caught fire.
Sundown at Cedara Station and the Blue Train, with 18-802 / 18-807 in charge, has just completed the 6.9km section of track up through Cedara Tunnel. After a weekend in Durban, the train had depa... (more)
Class 18E, 18-693, with the Blue Train passing through Botha Siding, while on the way to Cape Town.
A beautiful morning as the Blue Train passes by Senwes Grainlink Silos at Regina, with Class 20E locomotives, 20 031 & 20 032.
The Blue Train departs Worcester Station in the Western Cape headed by Class 20E locomotives, 20 032 & 20 031.
The Blue Train passing through the countryside near Stellenbosch
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
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)