A lovely winter sunrise at Ashburton Station found this shut down grain train (outward bound from Durban), headed by Class 18E, 18-055. Judging by the lack of any security personnel in attendance... (more)
Early on a winter morning as 18-067 bites down hard into the cambered left hand curve out of Ashburton Station with a shortish mixed train. The train was en-route to Joannesburg, with a scheduled... (more)
Early on a beautiful winter morning and 18-270 is seen here at the head of this tanker train as it exits Ashburton Station. The train would have departed Durban approximately 2 hours earlier and ... (more)
A nice hello from Section Manager / Driver Ettiene Smith behind the controls of veteran Class 6E1 electric locomotive, E1658, while passing through Ashburton Station. The Transnet Engineering Wo... (more)
18-260 heads out of Ashburton Station with a special working, to dead haul two of the eighteen Chinese built diesels, that arrived in Durban by ship on the 18th May 2015 for SNCC (Société National... (more)
Brand New refurbished (ex. Transnet Engineering, Bayhead) 6E1 locomotives make their way Braamfontein. These loco's now haul long distance passenger trains in the Western Cape.
Veteran Class 6E1 electric locomotives, E1658 / E1595 / E1318, are pictured here passing through Ashburton Station on their way to Johannesburg, having just left the Transnet Engineering Workshops... (more)
Having departed Durban Station at 07:25am, 18-430 / 18-402 are pictured passing through Ashburton Station at 09:10am with a Johannesburg bound "Daylight Sitter" service, which had been reintroduce... (more)
A beautiful winter sunrise and 18-317, with a newly refreshed / painted cab end, is passing through Ashburton Station with a load of cement. The locomotives would have left their depot as light u... (more)
KZN Metrorail's Business Express gets a trail trip test run pulled by class 6E1 towards Pietermaritzburg.
18-415 / 18-422 are heading out of Durban through Ashburton Station with a Johannesburg bound "Daylight Sitter" service. Lack of passenger support seems to have been the reason for this... (more)
The only remaining Class 6E1 in Durban, E1394, is seen passing through the very dry and arid Ashburton Station area on an extremely hot and humid summer morning. Behind her and in a new livery is... (more)