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South African Gems
Just some of my favorite South African photos.
Photo Album By: SAR Connecta
 
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Photo ID: 483179

On 19th & 20th May, five of the first ten Class 20E Bo-Bo dual voltage 3kV DC / 25kV AC electric locomotives, built in China by Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., a subsidiary of the China South Loc... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 20E
Location: Fochville, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20 003, 002, 006, 008, 010
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 20, 2014


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: May 27, 2014

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Photo ID: 482559

E1592 leads a passenger special from Cape Town to Johannesburg here through Salbar between the 3rd and 4th tunnels in the Hex River Valley.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1592
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 30, 2014


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 23, 2014

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Favorited: 3

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Photo ID: 482417

R.I.P. Saiccor No.1 ex SAR Class 19D, No. 2697 (4-8-2), withdrawn from service permanently (sustained running damages beyond viable repair) shortly after this photo was taken in 2013. The last of ... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Class 19D
Location: Umkomaas - KwaZulu Natal South Coast, South Africa
Locomotive #: SAR No. 2697
Train ID: Saiccor No. 1
Photo Date: June 07, 2013


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Added: May 22, 2014

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Photo ID: 482211

The lower (northern) section of the Belfast - Lydenburg - Steelpoort branch line twists and turns its way from an altitude of 563 meters (1847 ft) at Steelpoort to 1421 meters (4662 ft) at Lydenbu... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 39-200 (EMD GT26CU-3)
Location: Burgersfort, Mpumalanga province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 39-204, 227, 246, 207, 249
Train ID: 9402
Photo Date: May 03, 2014


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: May 20, 2014

Views: 2,357
Comments: 1

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 481857

Steam operations at the Saiccor Mill at Umkomaas on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast were interrupted recently, while maintenance issues with the remaining two locomotives still in service were resol... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Class 19D
Location: Umkomaas - KwaZulu Natal South Coast, South Africa
Locomotive #: No. 2767
Train ID: Saiccor No. 3
Photo Date: April 10, 2014


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: May 18, 2014

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Photo ID: 481722

E9014 sits alone at the end of an empty ore train just after sunset with the lead loco 3.7km into the distance waiting to cross an approaching loaded ore train.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 9E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E9014
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 04, 2014


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 16, 2014

Views: 4,846
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Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 481052

Class 6E1 locomotives, E1531 (still in her original South African Railway livery and with a full set of number and maker plates intact) and E1702, are seen here leaving Bayhead Yard after cutting ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1531 / E1702
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: February 25, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: May 11, 2014

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Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 480159

As the "Jolly Roger", a veteran harbour pleasure craft (and an institution in itself locally) sails past, the final fully assembled Class 20E direct from China, 20 010, is about to be cr... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 20E (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20 010
Train ID: Import
Photo Date: May 02, 2014


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: May 04, 2014

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Photo ID: 480026

The final fully assembled Class 20E direct from China, 20 010, is about to be craned onto the wharf at O Shed in Durban Harbour via the floating crane "Indlovu". She had just arrived in ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 20E (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20 010
Train ID: Import
Photo Date: May 02, 2014


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: May 02, 2014

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Photo ID: 479674

18793 speeds over a level crossing outside Colenso leading containers down to Durban.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 18E Electric
Location: KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18793
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 20, 2014


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Apr 29, 2014

Views: 2,029
Comments: 3

Favorited: 12

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Photo ID: 479207

Metrorail's Business Express on the return trip to Cape Town passing here through Paarl.

Railroad: Metrorail
Locomotive: Class 10M5 EMU
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 18, 2013


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Apr 25, 2014

Views: 1,725
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Favorited: 3

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Photo ID: 478835

Africa's oldest working electric locomotives still put in a hard day's work hauling coal from BHP Billiton's Middelburg coal mine to fire the huge boilers at the Duvha power station which can be s... (more)

Railroad: BHP Middelburg Mine
Locomotive: 5E
Location: Middelburg, South Africa
Locomotive #: 5407
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 20, 2014


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By: Paul Ash

Added: Apr 22, 2014

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Photo ID: 478794

18-425 & 18-423 undergo a scheduled early morning crew change at Lions River Station in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, with a Durban bound Premier Classe set. The train had left Johannesburg the prev... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 18E (Electric)
Location: Lions River - KwaZulu Natal Midlands, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18-425 / 18-423
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: April 18, 2014


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Apr 22, 2014

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Photo ID: 478669

A class GMAM garratt bursts out of tunnel no.6 with a freight train as it approaches the summit of the Montague Pass between George and Oudtshoorn. Since leaving the town of George, the train has ... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Class GMAM 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 garratt
Location: George, Western Cape province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 4130
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 30, 1978


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Apr 21, 2014

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Photo ID: 478357

Class 18E, 18-119, fresh out the paint shops in her stunning red Transnet Freight Rail livery, is seen here passing through Lions River Station in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands with a load of tanker ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 18E (Electric)
Location: Lions River - KwaZulu Natal Midlands, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18-119
Train ID: Tankers
Photo Date: April 19, 2014


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Apr 19, 2014

Views: 2,518
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