After enjoying lunch at the station restaurant we are ready to depart again to Hartenbos on board the 3 Wickham Inspection Trolleys (named Tom, Dick and Harry) of the Diaz Express.
Ceres Rail passing through Pools station late in the afternoon heading to Graafwater.
Four class 35s lead this heavy load of steel coils through Langebaanweg heading to Bellville from where electric locos will take the load up north country.
The back end of an empty ore train is rolling past as the train has just departed the Salkor yard for the long trip back to the mines.
A clean looking 35494 leads a short train from George to Voorbaai, passing the Diaz Express parked in the loop at Groot Brakrivier station while we enjoyed lunch at the station restaurant.
Jessica leads the Ceres Rail flower tour north through Het Kruis siding on a sunny afternoon.
class 24 station Prince Alfred Hamlet 1991
Springfontein 1991 The Indian Ocean Limited tour
The SAR class 26 number 3450 is better known as "The Red Devil" because of its bright red paint job. This 4-8-4 showed that 1950's steam had by no mean reached the limits of performance.... (more)
Foto Train to Riverside
The unique 4-8-4 class 26 # 3450 "Red Devil" (Transnet National Collection) is leased by the Ceres Rail Company and made operational again since last year. The world most powerful "... (more)
4-8-2 19D ("nineteendolly") # 3322 and 4-8-2 19B # 1412 of the Ceres Rail Company with the FarRail Tours charter on the former New Cape Central Railway line between Robertson and Vink.
Look out for the Devil
Intrigued by the arrival of fifty photographers in their tiny hamlet, the locals turn out to see what's up, to be greeted by the famous Red Devil blasting... (more)
19d #3322 and 24 #3655 double head the first runpast of the tour near Malmesbury as dawn breaks. Possibly the most satisfactory runpast of the whole tour.