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Class 6E1 Locomotives
Photos of the South African Class 6E1 electric locomotives.
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Photo ID: 333140

A pan shot of E1567 leading the afternoon freight train out of Bellville.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1567
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 19, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jul 30, 2010

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Photo ID: 333129

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)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Rooiwal, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1507
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 20, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 30, 2010

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Photo ID: 333021

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)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Leeudoringstad, North West province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1394
Train ID: 17011 Tourism
Photo Date: July 19, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 29, 2010

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Photo ID: 332817

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)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Randfontein, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1367 & E1374
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: July 18, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 27, 2010

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Photo ID: 332814

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)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Potchefstroom, North West province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1389
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: July 18, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 27, 2010

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Photo ID: 332813

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)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: New Machavie, North West province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1389
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: July 18, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 27, 2010

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Photo ID: 332448

JHB - CPT Premier Classe arriving in the Cape on a sunny winters day.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1629
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 19, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jul 24, 2010

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Photo ID: 326262

The CPT - JHB Premier Classe makes it appearance from out of a shallow cut a few km outside Matjiesfontein.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1950
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 10, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 30, 2010

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Photo ID: 325152

Riding through the Karoo in the early morning sun, on the right is the N1 highway linking Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1474
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 12, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 22, 2010

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Photo ID: 324717

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.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1950
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 12, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 18, 2010

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Photo ID: 323692

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.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1474
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 12, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 09, 2010

Views: 1,708
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Photo ID: 322870

Two days ago this unit was leading the train that brought me here and here it is again today leading the CPT - EL train.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1658
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 11, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 03, 2010

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Photo ID: 322326

Riding through the Hex River Valley just past the small town of De Doorns passengers are treated to wonderful scenery all around.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1658
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 09, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Apr 27, 2010

Views: 1,910
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Photo ID: 322276

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.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1552
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 10, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Apr 27, 2010

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Photo ID: 321931

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.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1855
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 12, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Apr 24, 2010

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