At least a dozen passenger trains ran from various parts of the country to the city of Bloemfontein for the ANC's 100th birthday celebrations on 8th January (ANC = African National Congress - Sout... (more)
The long veld grass in the foreground and a clump of flowering "garingbome" (literally "cotton trees" - sisal-hemp) make for a typical mid-summer scene in the Free State, as the East London - Joha... (more)
After a few hours sleep, I left home at 02:45 and drove 300 km (186 miles) to arrive at this location just before the sun began to rise over the river. There was no sign of any trains on this doub... (more)
Its the first day of the new year as a Rovos Rail train from Pretoria to Cape Town approaches Hermon.
Two class 6E1 electric locos leading a freight train through Muldersvlei.
E1818 leading the Johannesburg to Cape Town passenger train through Muldersvlei while a green signal indicates a clear path for an approaching Metrorail train.
The Cape Town to Johannesburg Economy train just north of Wellington.
The northbound Cape Town - Johannesburg passenger train heads out through verdant Western Cape scenery
A favourite spot, a different angle (I normally shoot the southbound view) - the northbound Cape Town - Johannesburg passenger train passes through the rugged defile of Tulbagh Kloof
Spoornet´s classic 6E1 classes locomotives E 1399 + E 1383 haul the Capetown-Johannesburg train at Leeudoringstad on 22. July 2011. © www.tanago-tours.com
E1597 leads the Cape Town to Port Elizabeth Premier Classe just north of Wellington.
The Johannesburg - Cape Town Premier Classe service passes through Tulbagh Kloof. The two vehicles behind the locomotives are motor-car carriers.
One hour, twenty-three minutes after the train in photo #362216 passed through Artois, it was the turn of the passengers in following Premier Classe service to admire the area's scenery.
The Johannesburg - Cape Town Shoshaloza Meyl passenger passes through the scenic Western Cape at Artois
E1567 and E1556 is seen here leading the JHB to CPT Transkaroo through Muldersvlei.