A well worn Class 35-200 parked in front of the Klerksdorp loco shed.
Designed by Toshiba, built by Union Carriage & Wagon in Nigel, the Class 10Es entered service in 1985.
Hemmed in, parked between two tight fitting platforms at Klerksdorp station.
Darwin Award candidates on the Kaalfontein to Tembisa run. Trainsurfing has become an often fatal fad around Johannesburg and the ultimate macho thing is to ride on the roof, standing upright whi... (more)
Passing through Kaalfontein with a string of empty coal wagons. The middle of the three locomotives is an older Class 6E.
Passing through Kaalfontein with a mixed goods train.
A pair of Class 18E's at the western entrance to the Capital Park yard.
E1682 and E1609 astride Paul Kruger street, waiting for permission to enter the Capital Park yard.
Sitting on the pit in Witbank's loco depot for a service.
Collecting some empty pulpwood wagons at Wildrand siding.
All South African electric locomotives up to and including the Class 7E's were bidirectional. That came to an end with the arrival of the Class 7E1's, with a cab at one end only.
The Class 11E's are 25 kV locomotives that entered service in 1985, and are used exclusively on the Richards Bay COALink route.
The Class 7E1's were designed by Hitachi and built by Dorbyl. The lead unit of this threesome, ready to set off to Mpumalanga with empty coal wagons, is still in its original SAR livery.
Displaying the difference between their left and right sides, Class 7E3's E7285 and E7293 await the arrival of their new crew.
Vryheid's yard shunters are idle. For the moment, that is...