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Class 6E1 Locomotives
Photos of the South African Class 6E1 electric locomotives.
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Photo ID: 440191

On a dry and dusty winters day on the highveld, the Suikerbosrand (sugar bush ridge) is barely visible in the background, as Shosholoza Meyl's "Algoa" from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth approache... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Meyerton, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1455 & E1438
Train ID: Algoa
Photo Date: June 02, 2013


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jun 16, 2013

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Photo ID: 440185

After passing through Skansdam junction on to the Sentrarand avoiding line, this northbound container train is crossing the Klip (stone) river on an embankment which will also carry it across Joan... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Meyerton, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 02, 2013


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jun 16, 2013

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Photo ID: 433321

E1370 and second unit in old SAR livery with a load of bulk containers passing Dryden

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Delmas, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1370
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 01, 2013


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By: Aidan McCarthy

Added: Apr 22, 2013

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Photo ID: 432208

Two 6E1 locomotives (E1314 & E1389) in the old Spoornet "Orange" livery head a Premier Classe "Tourism Indaba Special" over the Umgababa Bridge while on their way back to Durban Station from Umkom... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1314
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: May 13, 2012


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Added: Apr 14, 2013

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Photo ID: 428103

E1504 features prominantly in this group of Class 6E1 locomotives, the majority of which still sport their original awesome South African Railway livery (SAR Red & Whiskers), at Bayhead. Bayhead ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1504
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: March 04, 2011


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Added: Mar 11, 2013

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Photo ID: 424718

E1555 leads a Class 36 shunter and 8 Metro coaches through Tulbaghkloof. The train is coming from Touwsriver and heading back to Cape Town. The Metro coaches goes to Touwsriver for maintenance and... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1555
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 03, 2013


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Feb 11, 2013

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Photo ID: 420953

A pair of class 6E1's, in Spoornet orange livery, are heading south towards Vereeniging, running light engine and hauling two more dead loco's of the same class.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Meyerton, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1243, E1534, E1589, E1783
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 11, 2012


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jan 11, 2013

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Photo ID: 415890

The Cape Town to Johannesburg Premier Classe is taking the last turn out of Tulbaghkloof and about to pass through Tulbagh station here behind E1474 and E1464.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1474
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 08, 2012


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Nov 23, 2012

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Photo ID: 415657

As another year draws to a close, the semaphore signals at five of the stations on the Free State main line remain operational, despite rumours of their replacement. Late on a Sunday afternoon, th... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Rooiwal, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1448
Train ID: 74013
Photo Date: November 11, 2012


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Nov 21, 2012

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Photo ID: 415523

Two class 6E1's, still wearing their Spoornet orange and SAR red liveries, are seen here just south of Daleside Metrorail station on the Germiston - Vereeniging line, working the Johannesburg - Po... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Meyerton, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1392, E1496
Train ID: 73011
Photo Date: November 11, 2012


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Nov 20, 2012

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Photo ID: 412609

Four 6E1s pull their load of coal near Midvaal, with the first three locomotives in the original South African Railways livery this could have been been a scene from 30 years ago.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Vereeniging, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1484 E1529 E1604 E1
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 21, 2012


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By: Aidan McCarthy

Added: Oct 21, 2012

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Photo ID: 411275

E1417 in the old Spoornet "Orange" livery is in charge of this Durban bound Shosholoza Meyl / Trans Natal, pictured here passing through Pentrich Station. I had chatted to the driver, who did a cr... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1417
Train ID: Trans Natal
Photo Date: July 28, 2012


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Oct 07, 2012

Views: 1,600
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Photo ID: 411242

Four dirty and well travelled old ladies running light units across the Umgababa Bridge on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast back to their depot in Wentworth, Durban. These Class 6E1 Electrics have j... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1511
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: February 27, 2012


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Oct 06, 2012

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Photo ID: 409264

The first of 2 Premier Classe specials heading back to Johannesburg from Cape Town exiting here the 3rd Hex River Tunnel.

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: Sep 15, 2012

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Photo ID: 408388

The northbound Shosh-Meyl day train from Cape Town on 'Fanie's Curve' north of Wellington

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 1592
Train ID: CT- JHB Pax
Photo Date: September 05, 2012


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By: RailRog

Added: Sep 07, 2012

Views: 1,750
Comments: 2

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