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South African Gems
Just some of my favorite South African photos.
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Photo ID: 453257

A fleet of 20 of these Class 39-200 (EMD GT26CU-3) locomotives is based at Lydenburg to handle the traffic on the Belfast - Steelpoort branch line. On a beautiful late winter morning, four of thes... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 39-200 (EMD GT26CU-3)
Location: Dullstroom, South Africa
Locomotive #: 39-234, 39-210, 39-208, 39-222
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 14, 2013


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Sep 29, 2013

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Photo ID: 452815

18711 and 713 head up the bank between Klapmuts and Muldersvlei with Rovos Rail behind, in the distance fresh snow on the mountain tops from a cold front the previous week.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 18E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18711
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 22, 2013


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Sep 26, 2013

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Photo ID: 452565

Just after sunrise at New Durban Yard on a Public Holiday this morning and E8025 is staged with the SWC (Sebenza Weed Chemicals) Train, aka "The Weed Train". Today the train will be working / spr... (more)

Railroad: Metro Rail
Locomotive: Class 8E (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E8025
Train ID: SWC (Weed Train)
Photo Date: September 24, 2013


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Sep 24, 2013

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Photo ID: 452266

18-328 & the Blue Train, South Africa's premier and world renowned long distance passenger train, was an extremely welcome visitor to Durban, KwaZulu Natal this weekend. She is pictured here pass... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 18E (Electric)
Location: Umlaas Road - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18-328
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: September 22, 2013


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Sep 22, 2013

Views: 3,499
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 451472

Three newly refurbished RRL Grindrod Diesel Locomotives, bound for Ncala Mozambique, have just been loaded onto Transnet's Floating Crane "Indlovu Durban". The vessel collecting them for their j... (more)

Railroad: RRL Grindrod South Africa
Locomotive: Class DQ - G12C
Location: Maydon Wharf - Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: RRL22-02
Train ID: -
Photo Date: September 15, 2013


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Sep 16, 2013

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Photo ID: 450491

During August the Western Cape saw a lot of rain as is evident here while a class 35 passes by with a short load.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: CLASS 35-400 TYPE GE U15C
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 35485
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 05, 2013


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Sep 08, 2013

Views: 1,485
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Photo ID: 450081

Class 34 GE U26C # 34-120, still wearing its original SAR red livery, is one of the stalwarts of the fleet that operates the Krugersdorp - Mafikeng line. This veteran locomotive is basking in late... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 34 (GE U26C)
Location: Krugersdorp, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 34-120
Train ID: Light engine move
Photo Date: August 09, 2013


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Sep 05, 2013

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Photo ID: 449852

In the 1980's a number of "Steam Safari" railfan tours were operated by SARtravel, the travel division of the South African Railways. One such tour was arranged by SARtravel's New York office in O... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Class 24 2-8-4 & GMAM 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 garratt
Location: Riversdale, Western Cape province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 3684 & 4072
Train ID: Steam Safari
Photo Date: October 17, 1984


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Sep 03, 2013

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Photo ID: 449432

Taken during one of the last Steam Charters on this remote line that runs through the foothills of the great Eastern Escarpment of South Africa. Regular steam operations ceased in 1978.

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-2
Location: Lady Grey, South Africa
Locomotive #: Class 19D No 3323
Train ID: Steam and Safaris
Photo Date: May 25, 2001


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By: David Benn

Added: Aug 31, 2013

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Photo ID: 448792

The wild flowers indicate that spring is approaching as 2 18Es lead military vehicles through Matjiesfontein.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 18E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18684
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 09, 2013


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Aug 25, 2013

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Photo ID: 448174

Class 5E1 Series 5, E1101, a firm favourite of mine and I love seeing her out and about. Seen here (still with her diamond shaped pantograph) working with Road Knowledge Coach No. 40117 passing t... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 5E1 (Electric)
Location: Cato Ridge - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1101
Train ID: Road Knowledge
Photo Date: July 10, 2012


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Aug 21, 2013

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Photo ID: 448158

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: 8-2-2-8-4
Location: SA, South Africa
Locomotive #: GMAN
Train ID: 448158
Photo Date: April, 1991


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By: Gianfranco Berto

Added: Aug 21, 2013

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Photo ID: 447579

Four big ex SAR locomotives in steam thanks to Reefsteamers. This was likely the first time this decade that so many big engines were in steam in one location in South Africa. Currently the only... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Germiston, South Africa
Locomotive #: Various
Train ID: Locomotives on shed
Photo Date: January 29, 2011


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By: David Benn

Added: Aug 17, 2013

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Photo ID: 447531

An early winter morning, as Class 6E1, E1659, one of only a handful of her class that made it into the "Purple" Shosholoza Meyl livery, is seen here unravelling from the top balloon at Boughton wi... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1659
Train ID: Trans Natal
Photo Date: June 11, 2011


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Added: Aug 17, 2013

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Photo ID: 447457

The swirling fog gives way to beautiful early morning light as an eastbound 100 wagon coal train waits at a red signal for a fresh crew to arrive from Ermelo by road. The nicely clean quartet of 1... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 10E1
Location: Ermelo, Mpumalanga province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 10-150, 10-165, 10-089, 10-133
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 19, 2013


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Aug 16, 2013

Views: 1,720
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Favorited: 5

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