Class 18E Series 1 locomotives, headed by 18-235, are passing through Cato Ridge and climbing up towards Cato Ridge Station. I saw them later in the day returning to Durban with a few empty tanke... (more)
A Type 10M5 commuter train, train No. 1083 (Set M7) operated by PRASA / Metrorail on an all stops journey from Durban to Cato Ridge is about to arrive at its destination. There is a regular commu... (more)
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 Nationale des Chemins de Fer du Congo) in the DRC (... (more)
About 500 meters away from Cato Ridge Station and 18-048 is outward bound from Durban with a load of C Type Wagon empties. The empties were probably bound for one of the coal mining towns in North... (more)
Late on a chilly winter afternoon and 18-096, together with two mates, are running as light units in the section between Cato Ridge (COR) and Camperdown. They were probably bound for Masons Mill ... (more)
18-404 is seen here shortly before crossing over the N3 into Cato Ridge Station with an empty Shosholoza Meyl / Trans Natal. The original units on the train (dead units 3 & 4) had failed on depar... (more)
Class 5E1 Series 5, E1101, a firm favourite of mine and I love seeing her out and about. Seen here (still with her diamond shaped pantograph) working with Road Knowledge Coach No. 40117 passing t... (more)
Passing through Cato Ridge, 18-429 / 18-412 head Shosholoza Meyl's recently reintroduced "Daylight Sitter" service between Durban and Johannesburg. The train departs Durban Station at 07:25 on a ... (more)
18-524 heads Transnet Freight Rail's first two (six ordered) imported 160T breakdown cranes (built by Kirow - Germany), No. 601 and No. 602 from Durban up to Johannesburg.
Winter trackside veld fires aplenty as 18-646 leaves Cato Ridge and climbs up out of the dip towards Camperdown with a load of empty CAR (Ore) Wagons.
18-405 and a Durban bound Shosholoza Meyl (Trans Natal) runs contra flow toward Cato Ridge.
Metrorail No. 1040 nearing its destination at Cato Ridge. Metrorail is a division of PRASA and the only national suburban commuter operator in South Africa.
18-688 looking really good in the late afternoon winter sun as she leaves Cato Ridge with this short rake of empty Timber Wagons. This is a nice example of the rather eye catching Transnet Freigh... (more)