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Class 6E1 Locomotives
Photos of the South African Class 6E1 electric locomotives.
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Photo ID: 512522

PRASA / Shosholoza Meyl Class 6E1 locomotives (still in their "orange" Spoornet livery), E1314 / E1389, are busy running around a special 2012 Tourism Indaba Premier Classe Special. They... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Umkomaas - KwaZulu Natal South Coast, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1314 / E1389
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: May 13, 2012


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Jan 01, 2015

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Photo ID: 512068

The Transkaroo behind a single 6E1 loco passes through Sandhills in the afternoon traveling from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1474
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 30, 2014


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Dec 28, 2014

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Photo ID: 511818

Shosholoza Meyl's southbound "Algoa" from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth has just passed through Daleside Metrorail station (the footbridge can be seen at the rear of the train) and is crossing ov... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Meyerton, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1659 & E1338
Train ID: Algoa
Photo Date: October 24, 2014


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Dec 26, 2014

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Photo ID: 511648

E1816 leads the Transkaroo out of Cape Town through Century City station with Table Mountain and Lions Head in the distance.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1816
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 11, 2014


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Dec 24, 2014

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Photo ID: 510938

E1592 lead a passenger special from Cape Town back to Johannesburg here through Sandhills in the Hex River Valley with a friendly wave from the driver.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1592
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 30, 2014


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Dec 18, 2014

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Photo ID: 510567

A Premier Classe special from Cape Town to Spier outside Stellenbosch is seen here parked in the loop at Vlottenberg waiting for the return trip.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1474
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 13, 2014


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Dec 15, 2014

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Photo ID: 508503

A northbound Transkaroo passes a vineyard outside Worcester as it is about to enter the Hex River Valley.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1507
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 07, 2014


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Nov 29, 2014

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Photo ID: 507921

The first of this class into the PRASA livery! E1603 is a Class 6E1 Series 5 electric locomotive, that originally entered service in 1976, with what was then the South African Railways. Now fall... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1603
Train ID: -
Photo Date: November 24, 2014


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Nov 24, 2014

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Photo ID: 507670

Three 6E1s lead a 7E and class 36 shunter in Prasa blue between Hermon and Soetendal towards Cape Town. This is something not seen often in the Cape!

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1597
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 22, 2014


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Nov 22, 2014

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Photo ID: 506438

A late running Transkaroo arives here in Wellington behind newly painted E1950 in the purple colour scheme and E1552 in Spoornet orange.

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


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Nov 13, 2014

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Photo ID: 506431

E1818 and E1552 taking a rest at Monument station between duties.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1818
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 26, 2014


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Nov 13, 2014

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Photo ID: 505955

E1394 is the last remaining working Class 6E1 locomotive in Durban and her future remains uncertain at this time. She is pictured here on her return to the yard in Durban from CTE (Commuter Trans... (more)

Railroad: Metrorail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1394
Train ID: -
Photo Date: October 23, 2014


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Nov 10, 2014

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Photo ID: 505142

The Queenstown to Cape Town train running on time here through Romansrivier with fresh snow on the mountain tops in the distance.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1555
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 30, 2013


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Nov 04, 2014

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Photo ID: 503635

E1511 / E1577 / E1569 / E1401 have just come off the Umgababa Bridge and are running light units from Umkomaas to their depot at Wentworth, Durban. E1511 and E1569, have subsequent to this photo ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Umgababa - KwaZulu Natal South Coast, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1511
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: February 27, 2012


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Oct 26, 2014

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Photo ID: 503555

Early on a bright, yet chilly winter morning, at Lions River Station in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands. E1592, in her original SAR livery, is making a scheduled crew change stop, with the overnight J... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Lions River - KwaZulu Natal Midlands, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1592
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: July 02, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Oct 25, 2014

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