Impala Platinum maintains its fleet of 7 diesel and 13 electric locomotives in its own workshops. Two of their 8E Bo-Bo electrics are seen here parked outside the shop. On the left is #4 in for ro... (more)
The Impala Platinum Mine is spread out over a large area north of the town of Rustenburg, with its 14 shafts linked to the processing plants by an extensive well maintained electrified rail system... (more)
Impala Platinum's class 8E Bo-Bo electric #8 working a fully loaded train of 11 hoppers from No.1 shaft to the main processing plant. Photo taken with permission on Tanago's recent South Africa ra... (more)
Impala Platinum's class 8E Bo-Bo electric #22, purchased from West Driefontein Gold Mine in 2011, waiting to back its train into the unloading bins.
Impala Platinum is the worlds second largest platinum mine and operates an extensive electrified (3kV DC) rail system serving 14 shafts. Class 8E Bo-Bo electric #3 basks in the early morning light... (more)
Impala Platinum is the worlds second largest platinum mine and operates an extensive electrified (3000v DC) rail system serving 14 shafts. After a brief midday summer thunderstorm soaked the area,... (more)
A class 8E heavy shunting locomotive, in original SAR red livery, awaiting repairs at Transnet Rail Engineering's Koedoespoort workshops, along with a couple of class 18E's in Spoornet blue. The ... (more)
A pair of Class 8E shunters, E8002 and E8007, move off on an errand to the industrial area south of Mandini station.
The ugly duckling of South African rails.... A pair of Class 8E shunters, still in SAR livery, working in the Bayhead yard with the Bluff in the background.