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Class 6E1 Locomotives
Photos of the South African Class 6E1 electric locomotives.
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Photo ID: 321571

On board the Cape Town - Johannesburg Trans Karoo tourist train through Tulbaghkloof on a rainy day in the Cape, the road on the left is the R46 between Gouda and Tulbagh.

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 20, 2010

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Photo ID: 321402

The Cape Town - Johannesburg Premier Classe rolling along through the Karoo about 6 hours into the journey, see photo ID's 320852, 321076 and 321077 of the same train the next day further up count... (more)

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: Apr 19, 2010

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Photo ID: 321077

The Cape Town - Johannesburg "Premier Classe" climbs the grade from Middelvlei, passing the newly opened Lafarge Cement plant, as clouds move in from the south.

Railroad: Transnet Frieght Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Randfontein, Gauteng Province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1407 & E1378
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: April 11, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Apr 16, 2010

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Photo ID: 321076

The Cape Town - Johannesburg "Premier Classe" is 42 km from its final destination, as it passes Rand Uranium's large mine dump between Robinson and Millsite. The dump is being processed to extract... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Frieght Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Randfontein, Gauteng Province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1407 & E1378
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: April 11, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Apr 16, 2010

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Photo ID: 320852

Just to prove that it can happen, the Cape Town - Johannesburg "Premier Classe" is running 30 minutes ahead of schedule, as it approaches the R501 road bridge between Frederikstad and Gatsrand.

Railroad: Transnet Frieght Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Frederikstad, North West Province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1407 & E1378
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: April 11, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Apr 14, 2010

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Photo ID: 319741

So close to being a complete purple train! The Premier Classe from Johannesburg is passing here through Brackenfell station with about 40 min left of the journey to Cape Town.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1813
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 02, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Apr 04, 2010

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Photo ID: 319486

The Shosholoza Meyl "Tourism" heading through the Nuwekloof as it makes its way northwards from Cape Town to Johannesburg. The 5th and 6th coaches from the front are the dining and kitchen cars.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Tulbagh Road, Western Cape province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1667
Train ID: 17011 Tourism
Photo Date: February 07, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Apr 02, 2010

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Photo ID: 319482

As the sun plays hide and seek amongst the clouds, a 6E1 in original SAR red livery leads three orange sisters on a short mixed freight from Belville to Worcester, seen here near Malan. The third ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Malan, Western Cape province, South Africa
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 12, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Apr 02, 2010

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Photo ID: 318325

These three 6E1's, running light loco to Ogies, are moving away from the camera as they pass a westbound mixed freight on the adjacent track. The blue 6E1 (E1585) is one of only a handful that wer... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Argent, Mpumalanga province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1335+E1415+E1585
Train ID: Light loco's
Photo Date: March 20, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Mar 24, 2010

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Photo ID: 318000

A string of Class 6E1s await their next duties alongside a pair of Class 10Es.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1259
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 27, 2010


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Added: Mar 21, 2010

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Photo ID: 315295

4 Class 6E1 locomotives stands ready to depart the Leeuhof yard with a train of fly ash,heading to the Lafarge cement plant at Colligny with E1623 leading.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Vereeniging, South Africa
Locomotive #: 1623
Train ID: 1623
Photo Date: February 21, 2010


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By: Logan Stone

Added: Feb 24, 2010

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Photo ID: 315202

Against the backdrop of Bailey's Peak in the Cape winelands, passenger operator Shosholoza Meyl's "Trans Karoo" economy service from Johannesburg to Cape Town approaches the town of Wellington. Th... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Wellngton, Western Cape province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1950 & E1522
Train ID: 71008 Trans Karoo
Photo Date: February 12, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Feb 23, 2010

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Photo ID: 315200

The weather forecast said partly cloudy, but for this shot I was lucky and got the sunny part, plus a bonus - my first sighting of double 6E1's in the new passenger livery! Shosholoza Meyl's Cape ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Hermon, Western Cape province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1464 & E1623
Train ID: 17011 Tourism
Photo Date: February 12, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Feb 23, 2010

Views: 3,114
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Photo ID: 314668

Passenger train operator Shosholoza Meyl's "Trans Karoo" economy service from Johannesburg to Cape Town, makes its way through the Nuwekloof behind 6E1's E1950 in purple Shosholoza Meyl livery, an... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Tulbagh Road, Western Cape province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1950 & E1552
Train ID: 71008 Trans Karoo
Photo Date: February 07, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Feb 18, 2010

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Photo ID: 312922

The CPT to PE Premier Classe passing through Malan at a nice pace with the leading 6E1 in the old SAR red and yellow still looking in a great condition.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, Wellington, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1597
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 29, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Feb 03, 2010

Views: 2,328
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