Late on a stormy afternoon now and with reference to my previous photo, Photo ID: 657219. E1524 is now trailing as the units head back to their depot at Umbilo in Durban. They had dropped off th... (more)
Heading into an afternoon thunderstorm. A casual wave from the driver of Class 6E1, E1524, in her original South African Railways livery (even if somewhat refreshed) and still sporting a full set... (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)
18-230 / 18-180 running over some freshly ballasted track through Umlaas Road, with a mixed load of CAR / CBR / CFR (Ore) empties.
18-218 / 18-045 run light units past the old signal box at Umlaas Road Station en-route to Masons Mill / Pietermaritzburg.
Midweek track maintenance has resulted in 18-036 having to run contra flow as she passes over the Willows Farm Crossing in Umlaas Road with her load of containers. There are cross over points abo... (more)
18-306 with a short tanker train moving through Umlaas Road and about to pass over the crossing to National Chicks Farm.
35-630 and mates running CAR Wagons (Ore) through to Cato Ridge.
18-267, with a lady driver at the controls, passing through Umlaas Road with a load of containers bound for Johannesburg. 18-054, the second unit, is presently in a sorry state cosmetic wise - ho... (more)