GEORGE - KNYSNA MEMORIES 2: Class 24 No. 3675 storms out of Goukamma on her way to Knysna
GEORGE - KNYSNA MEMORIES 1: The George - Knysna line was the official preserved steam line for South Africa. Here we see a short passenger train accelerating away from the permanent 10Km/h speed r... (more)
The northbound Cape Town - Johannesburg passenger train heads out through verdant Western Cape scenery
A favourite spot, a different angle (I normally shoot the southbound view) - the northbound Cape Town - Johannesburg passenger train passes through the rugged defile of Tulbagh Kloof
It has been a particularly harsh winter in the Cape. The remnants of ice floes driven ashore are still very much in evidence as Atlantic Rail's No. 3655 passes by on a Father's Day excursion to S... (more)
The yardmaster discusses the next shunting move with the driver of No. "3603"
FOTR's Class 24 No. 3664 smokes and steams it up for the photographers. A FOTR/David Benn photo charter
Repeating what used to be a regular sight in steam days, FOTR's 19D No. 2650 takes a run at the coal stage with 2 hoppers. Coal stages used to be common at all large steam locomotive facilities in... (more)
With the left-hand-side blowdown cock cracked open just a bit to remove boiler impurities, No. 2650 drifts downhill after passing through Wonderboompoort, a scenic section north of Pretoria.
The Johannesburg - Cape Town Premier Classe service passes through Tulbagh Kloof. The two vehicles behind the locomotives are motor-car carriers.
One hour, twenty-three minutes after the train in photo #362216 passed through Artois, it was the turn of the passengers in following Premier Classe service to admire the area's scenery.
The Johannesburg - Cape Town Shoshaloza Meyl passenger passes through the scenic Western Cape at Artois
Two Worcester based Class 33s return from Hermon with a short load after shunting the sidings for the cement factory at Riebeeck West
Atlantic Rail ran two trips on a Cape Town - Langa - Bellville - return route on Easter Monday. Here we see Class 24 No. 3655 near Epping
PUTTING FIRE IN THE BELLY OF THE BEAST! Atlantic Rail volunteers Craig Kennedy and Brett Radloff light up.