The flagship train of PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa), the Premier Class, heads north through the Boland region. She looks good with her matching set of locomotives.
After suffering burn damage a few weeks back, this 6E1 type locomotive awaits her fate of being hauled back to Cape Town where she will be scrapped.
The Premier Class train just outside of Wellington in the Boland region of the Western Cape. To note: This is in the middle of Winter.
These 6E1 locomotives are freshly painted to match the new color scheme of PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa). Here they are on their maiden voyage hauling the Premiere Classe train ser... (more)
On June 7, 2011, Shosholoza Meyl's purple Premier Classe train nears Wellington, South Africa after leaving Cape Town on its 918-mile overnight run to Johannesburg.