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Class 6E1 Locomotives
Photos of the South African Class 6E1 electric locomotives.
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Photo ID: 475171

6E1 E1282 with a rail train near Redan station

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Vereeniging, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1282
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 21, 2014


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By: Aidan McCarthy

Added: Mar 25, 2014

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Photo ID: 475139

The afternoon light is barely breaking through the clouds overhead as the Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth "Algoa" heads south through Wolwehoek station on the Free State main line, led by 6E1 E1659... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Wolwehoek, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1659 & E1448
Train ID: Algoa
Photo Date: March 21, 2014


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Mar 25, 2014

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Photo ID: 474897

E1608 leads the first of 2 Premier Classe specials from Cape Town back to Johannesburg, approaching Sandhills here outside Worcester.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1608
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 01, 2012


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Mar 23, 2014

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Photo ID: 473065

The Port Elizabeth passenger passing the semaphore signals at Rooiwal on the way to Johannesburg

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Kroonstad, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1317
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 01, 2014


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By: Aidan McCarthy

Added: Mar 10, 2014

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Photo ID: 472892

Shosholoza Meyl's "Amatola" from East London to Johannesburg is running on time this morning, crossing the Blomspruit (flower creek) bridge just south of the entrance to Gunhill yard, which it wil... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Kroonstad, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1433 & E1455
Train ID: Amatola
Photo Date: February 15, 2014


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By: Mark Berry

Added: Mar 09, 2014

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Photo ID: 472233

The northbound Amatola from East London to Johannesburg is seen just north of Westleigh station, heading towards Heuningspruit. The outer home and distant semaphore signal for southbound trains is... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Kroonstad, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1448 & E1455
Train ID: Amatola
Photo Date: February 15, 2014


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By: mark berry

Added: Mar 03, 2014

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Photo ID: 471577

E1869 leads the Phelophepa Health train north out of Worcester station after a crew change.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1869
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 21, 2011


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Feb 27, 2014

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Photo ID: 471170

Class 6E1, E1506, still looking fantastic in her refreshed original South African Railway livery nearly 40 years after entering service, together with three mates (a bit of motive power overkill),... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Umlaas Road - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1506
Train ID: Tanker
Photo Date: October 14, 2010


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Feb 24, 2014

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Photo ID: 470674

E1594, still sporting her original South African Railway livery, is at the front of this line up of Class 6E1 units, which are seen here staged on a platform at Empangeni Station on the KwaZulu Na... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Empangeni - KwaZulu Natal North Coast, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1594
Train ID: Staged
Photo Date: March 19, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Feb 20, 2014

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Photo ID: 469558

The 6E1 fleet of Prasa in Cape Town get stored at Monument Station when not running, here E1818 and E1552 bask in the morning sun.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1818
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 26, 2014


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Feb 11, 2014

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Photo ID: 467589

A rare photo opportunity, in the midst of a brewing (typical) summer afternoon thunderstorm, with a Class 5E1 Series 5 locomotive, E1102, originally built in 1966, and a Class 6E1 Series 3 locomot... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 5E1 Series 5 (Electric)
Location: Ladysmith - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1102 / E1358
Train ID: Shunt
Photo Date: February 06, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Jan 26, 2014

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Photo ID: 466987

Heuningspruit on the Free State main line is one of the last remaining stations in South Africa that evokes memories of country stations on the old South African Railways (SAR) and is also one of ... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Heuningspruit, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1362 & E1659
Train ID: 37012 Algoa
Photo Date: January 11, 2014


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jan 20, 2014

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Photo ID: 466984

Running about 30 minutes late, the northbound "Algoa" from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg is approaching Kroonstad on a bright and sunny summer morning. The train is crossing the Blomspruit (flowe... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Kroonstad, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1362 & E1659
Train ID: 37012 Algoa
Photo Date: January 11, 2014


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jan 20, 2014

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Photo ID: 465966

Sadly, for many of us in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, this is a sight that is no longer seen. These are two Class 6E1 locomotives, E1545 & E1682, passing through Hibberdene on the very beautiful KwaZul... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Hibberdene - KwaZulu Natal South Coast, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1545 / E1682
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: April 15, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Jan 12, 2014

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Photo ID: 460925

PRASA 6E1s E1454 & E1455 with the East London Shosholoza Meyl passenger bound for Johannesburg passing through Rooiwal.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Kroonstad, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1454
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 30, 2013


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By: Aidan McCarthy

Added: Dec 03, 2013

Views: 1,380
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