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Class 6E1 Locomotives
Photos of the South African Class 6E1 electric locomotives.
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Photo ID: 604056

The Transkaroo from Cape Town to Johannesburg passes here through De Wet outside Worcester with E1818 leading.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1818
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 28, 2016


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jan 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 586118

Class 6E1, E1667, departing Worcester Station with the Premier Classe in its new PRASA "blue" livery for Johannesburg / Gauteng.

Railroad: PRASA
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Worcester - Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1667
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: August 16, 2016


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By: Mark Berry

Added: Aug 17, 2016

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Photo ID: 583164

Class 6E1, E1448, heads a PRASA / Shosholoza Meyl main line passenger train through Heuningspruit Station in the Free State Province.

Railroad: PRASA
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Free State Province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1448
Train ID: Shosholoza Meyl
Photo Date: February 15, 2014


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By: Mark Berry

Added: Jul 19, 2016

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Photo ID: 576520

E1555 leading the Transkaroo here around the curve between Muldersvlei and Klapmuts. Sadly E1555 suffered fire damage about a month ago.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1555
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 19, 2015


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: May 14, 2016

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Photo ID: 576030

The flagship train of PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa), the Premier Class, heads north through the Boland region. She looks good with her matching set of locomotives.

Railroad: PRASA
Locomotive: Class 6E1 Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: 1667
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 10, 2016


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By: Francois Mattheus

Added: May 10, 2016

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Photo ID: 573830

No. 1555 in happier days at the head of the CT-JHB Trans-Karoo Express. Compare it now in photo 572855. For interest, also see photos 369843 and 369844 taken on the same day as this photo

Railroad: PRASA
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 1555
Train ID: CT-JHB Passenger Train (No. 17007)
Photo Date: July 22, 2011


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By: RailRog

Added: Apr 21, 2016

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Photo ID: 572855

After suffering burn damage a few weeks back, this 6E1 type locomotive awaits her fate of being hauled back to Cape Town where she will be scrapped.

Railroad: Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)
Locomotive: Class 6E1 Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: 1555
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 12, 2016


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By: Francois Mattheus

Added: Apr 12, 2016

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Photo ID: 571541

Some fresh paint at the dawning of a new day. The first two of this class to be put into the PRASA "blue" livery. E1603 (with E1667 behind) are Class 6E1 Series 5 electric locomotives, t... (more)

Railroad: PRASA
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1603 / E1667
Train ID: -
Photo Date: January 12, 2015


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Mar 31, 2016

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Photo ID: 567661

The driver of Class 6E1, E1513 (with E1531 & E1488), is about to receive authority to leave one of the Bayhead Yards in Durban with a mixed load of coal and timber wagon empties for Empangeni / Ri... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1513
Train ID: Mixed
Photo Date: February 04, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Feb 28, 2016

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Photo ID: 565758

Class 6E1 locomotives, E1317 & E1403, leaving Johannesburg / Park Station via Platform 15 after cutting off the Trans Karoo passenger train they had just arrived with. To the right is the vehicle... (more)

Railroad: PRASA
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1317 / E1403
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: December 30, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Feb 14, 2016

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Photo ID: 565476

Class 6E1 electric locomotives, E1531 & E1702, with E1531 still in her original South African Railway livery, are leaving Bayhead to return to Wentworth Depot after cutting off their load of empty... (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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Added: Feb 12, 2016

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Photo ID: 561575

E1468 and E1474 lead a special Premier Classe into the Hex River valley at Sandhills back north to Johannesburg.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1468
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 29, 2015


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jan 10, 2016

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Photo ID: 560138

A special Premier Classe trip to Spier for the day waits here in the loop at Vlottenberg before returning to Cape Town later the day.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1474
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 13, 2014


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Dec 29, 2015

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Photo ID: 555093

A batch of class 6E1s belonging to PRASA (Passenger Rail Association of South Africa), are seen here at Monument Station Platform 24 - the stabling location for PRASA's locomotives in Cape Town.

Railroad: PRASA
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: 1654
Train ID: Static
Photo Date: June 29, 2014


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By: James Attwell

Added: Nov 19, 2015

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Photo ID: 552769

A nice hello from Section Manager / Driver Ettiene Smith behind the controls of veteran Class 6E1 electric locomotive, E1658, while passing through Ashburton Station. The Transnet Engineering Wo... (more)

Railroad: PRASA
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Ashburton - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1658
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: March 18, 2015


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Nov 02, 2015

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