Although still officially winter, the first green shoots of spring are visible trackside as this quartet of class 39-200's grind their way uphill from Santa siding to Nederhorst with an ore train ... (more)
Despite the inevitable change that comes with the passage of time, this stone arch bridge still carries the Belfast - Lydenburg railway across a mountain stream just south of Santa siding. Four cl... (more)
The first of the spring blossoms greet a train of empties returning from Belfast to Lydenburg, running downgrade from Nederhorst towards the siding at Santa.
Trains running south from Lydenburg to Belfast face a climb of 627 metres (2057 ft) in 68 km (42 miles) through mountainous terrain until they reach Nederhorst, the highest point on the railway sy... (more)