A pan shot of E1567 leading the afternoon freight train out of Bellville.
Shortly before sunset on a winter afternoon, the beer train is southbound at Rooiwal, passing the large Senwes grain silos at the north end of the station. Class 6E1 E1507, looking amazingly good ... (more)
Leeudoringstad (lion thorns town), so named by early settlers for a dense thicket of acacia thorn trees in the area that was a stronghold for predators stalking their prey on the surrounding plain... (more)
A wave for the photographer from the driver of 6E1 E1367 at the head of the Johannesburg - Cape Town Premier Classe, as the train passes the Senwes grain silos at Middelvlei late on a winter after... (more)
North of Potchefstroom, the Premier Classe follows the original Cape main line via Welverdiend, which is mostly single track as far as Randfontein. On a sunny winter morning, a single class 6E1 is... (more)
A massive grass fire near Carletonville has caused clouds of smoke to darken the sky on this sunny winter morning, as the Premier Classe speeds through New Machavie, northbound to Johannesburg. Th... (more)
JHB - CPT Premier Classe arriving in the Cape on a sunny winters day.
The CPT - JHB Premier Classe makes it appearance from out of a shallow cut a few km outside Matjiesfontein.
Riding through the Karoo in the early morning sun, on the right is the N1 highway linking Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Smoking is not allowed on trains but it seems some passengers dont care about that rule, up front is the daily CPT - JHB Economy train about to pass us.
We have just started our journey through Tulbaghkloof from the east side on board the JHB - CPT Tourist train, in the distance on the right is the R46 betwen Tulbagh and Gouda.
Two days ago this unit was leading the train that brought me here and here it is again today leading the CPT - EL train.
Riding through the Hex River Valley just past the small town of De Doorns passengers are treated to wonderful scenery all around.
The Cape Town to Johannesburg Economy train is a few minutes away from a quick stop at Matjiesfontein as it is coming out of a shallow cut.
We are about 5 min away from our stop at Bellville on board the JHB - CPT tourist train through Stikland station where we meet the CPT - PTA Rovos train.