Late afternoon as 18-778 passes through Shongweni on her way out of Durban up the Natal Main Line with a load of cement. This train was being held up by an all-stops Cato Ridge bound Metrorail se... (more)
It's a typical late winter afternoon in Balgowan in the Midlands, as 18-645 heads a 40 wagon cement train out of KwaZulu Natal up around the side of Michaelhouse - a prestigious boys school and fa... (more)
18-073 is seen here heading a load of cement across the Mooi River. The train is heading out of KwaZulu Natal and is probably bound for Gauteng / Johannesburg. It would have departed Durban abou... (more)
18-130 is seen here running through Lions River Station in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands at sunrise with a load of empty cement wagons bound for Durban. Lions River Station is frequently used for cre... (more)
18-357 has her centre cab door open - a sure sign that its summer in Africa and the crew are sweltering! Behind her is a load of cement wagons, and 6½ hours after departing from Bayhead Yard in D... (more)
18-396 with a load of cement is crossing the bridge next to the Harts Hill Memorial site (Boer War battlefield area), just outside of Colenso on the Ladysmith side, on a very chilly and dry winter... (more)
18-396 heading a load of cement through Balgowan in the Kwazulu Natal Midlands.
A short but heavy cement train grinds up the Palmer Divide seen here exiting the Air Force Academy on the approach to Monument where they will meet a south loaded coal train. Once stopped this tra... (more)
The opportunities for snow and particularly train photos in the snow, are pretty rare in Kwazulu Natal. Here is 18-517 with Cement Wagons, shutdown in the snow at Hidcote - this as a result of so... (more)
DQ2010 leads the cement train past the point where the line used to deviate towards Latrobe. In the late 1980's it was decided the line was no longer of any use and was diverted around the townsh... (more)
On the Devonport wharf. This area is set to be redeveloped by Toll after their $4billion takeover of Patrick Corporation.
The Cement train leaving the Cement Australia plant at Railton.
The future of cement trains is secure... seen here entering Devonport yard. DV1 is an ex-TGR Y class with the motor stripped, here the driver can contol the DQ by remote control - this saves runn... (more)