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Class 6E1 Locomotives
Photos of the South African Class 6E1 electric locomotives.
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Photo ID: 293720

RovosRail is a private luxury train operator that runs upmarket tours throughout South and Southern Africa. Here the "Pride of Africa" (a two day trip between Pretoria and Cape Town) is seen thre... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Spoornet 6E1
Location: near Wolseley, Cape Province, South Africa
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Pride of Africa
Photo Date: August 09, 2009


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By: RailRog

Added: Aug 13, 2009

Views: 1,835
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Photo ID: 293616

The 4 times a week tourist train between Cape Town and Johannesburg passes by.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1667
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 09, 2009


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Aug 12, 2009

Views: 1,907
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Photo ID: 293464

A sign of the times? There is no load for these Class 6E1's E1565 and E1678, running light engine through Dryden, with sister loco E1570 dead-in-tow. E1565 is wearing the Spoornet maroon/oxblood c... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Dryden, Mpumalanga province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1565
Train ID: Light engines
Photo Date: August 08, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Aug 10, 2009

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Photo ID: 292155

Twenty years have passed since the old South African Railways (SAR) became Spoornet (and more recently, Transnet Freight Rail), yet a number of Class 6E1 electrics remain in their original SAR red... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Suurbekom, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1639 & E1610
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: July 26, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 28, 2009

Views: 6,385
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Photo ID: 292154

In the days of the old South African Railways (SAR), trains from the south headed for Coligny and Lichtenburg would have to reverse direction at Welverdiend. A new cut-off built by Spoornet about ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Welverdiend, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1330
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 26, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 28, 2009

Views: 2,189
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Photo ID: 292009

The orange livery of these three class 6E1's (E1330, E1476 & E1416) provides a welcome splash of colour amid the shades of winter browns on the South African highveld. This train of cement empties... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: between Frederikstad and Gatsrand, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1330
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 26, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 27, 2009

Views: 2,248
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Photo ID: 292006

Class 6E1's E1330, E1476 & E1416 (running dead) are headed for Coligny with a string of empties, used for transporting bagged cement. From Coligny a local diesel hauler will most likely take the ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Boskop, North West province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1330
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 26, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 27, 2009

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Photo ID: 291326

Class 6E1's E1403 & E1300 thread their way through a maze of catenary masts at Welverdiend, with the Cape Town to Johannesburg "Premier Classe" train.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Welverdiend, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1403
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 19, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 20, 2009

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Photo ID: 291321

On the last leg of its journey from Cape Town to Johannesburg, the "Premier Classe" train is occasionally routed via Westonaria and Suurbekom, instead of Randfontein. After crossing a Metrorail EM... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Suurbekom, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1403
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: July 19, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 20, 2009

Views: 2,012
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Photo ID: 291199

Two class 6E1's in Spoornet orange livery, E1403 & E1300, are working the 16-car Premier Classe train from Cape Town to Johannesburg, seen here north of Potchefstroom, between Frederikstad and Gat... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Frederikstad, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1403
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: July 19, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 19, 2009

Views: 3,890
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Favorited: 4


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Photo ID: 286644

A pair of class 6E1's in Spoornet orange livery, E1235 & E1230, approach Arbor station with an eastbound block load of empty timber wagons (note the different pantographs on the two locomotives). ... (more)

Railroad: Spoornet
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Arbor, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1235
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 11, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jun 07, 2009

Views: 2,398
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Photo ID: 286454

Shortly after sunrise, three class 6E1's led by E1579, run through Arbor station with a westbound block load of coal. It is two years since the semaphore signals here were replaced with colour lig... (more)

Railroad: Spoornet
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Arbor, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1579
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 28, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jun 05, 2009

Views: 2,433
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Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 286302

The "month-end Fridays only" Shosholoza Meyl "Tourism" from Johannesburg to East London is seen southbound near Meyerton behind class 6E1 E1593 in original SAR red livery. The train is ferrying tw... (more)

Railroad: Spoornet
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Meyerton, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1593
Train ID: 74205
Photo Date: May 01, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jun 04, 2009

Views: 4,481
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 286301

Class 6E1 E1353 is seen leaving Rooiwal on Easter Monday morning, working a holiday extra from East London to Johannesburg. The load consists of passenger cars in the old Spoornet blue & grey live... (more)

Railroad: Spoornet
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Rooiwal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1353
Train ID: 47202
Photo Date: April 13, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jun 04, 2009

Views: 4,093
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Photo ID: 286300

The Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg "Tourism", speeds north on the Free State main line between Serfontein and Rooiwal behind Class 6E1 E1616, still sporting its original South African Railways red... (more)

Railroad: Spoornet
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Rooiwal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1616
Train ID: 37016
Photo Date: April 13, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jun 04, 2009

Views: 2,509
Comments: 0

Favorited: 7
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