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Class 6E1 Locomotives
Photos of the South African Class 6E1 electric locomotives.
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Photo ID: 488598

Two Class 6E1 units, headed by E1584, leave Bayhead (the biggest and busiest yard in Durban), for the short run back to their depot at Wentworth, having just cut off their load. E1584, has subseq... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1584
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: February 27, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Jul 08, 2014

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Photo ID: 488557

A class 6E1 Bo-Bo 3kV electric in original South African Railways red livery, hauls a "pick-up" (wayside) freight northwards across the Vaal River at Fourteen Streams. The 2nd and 4th wagons are c... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Warrenton, Northern Cape province, South Africa
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 15, 1986


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 07, 2014

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Photo ID: 485726

A very rare and unusual train on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast! E1314 / E1389 (in the old Spoornet "Orange" livery) with a Tourism Indaba Premier Classe Special returning to Durban through Warner... (more)

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


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Added: Jun 15, 2014

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Photo ID: 485621

Gone are the days! Class 6E1 locomotives, E1513 / E1540 / E1783, pass through Warner Beach on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast as they make their way back to their depot at Wentworth, in Durban. Th... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Warner Beach - KwaZulu Natal South Coast, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1513
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: April 02, 2012


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Added: Jun 14, 2014

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Photo ID: 484466

E1555 tows a dead class 36 and some Metro coaches that they went to fetch at the workshop at Touwsrivier, returning back to Cape Town through Hermon here.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1555
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 03, 2013


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jun 05, 2014

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Photo ID: 483375

A quartet of Class 6E1 electric units, with E1282 in charge, crosses the Umkomaas River bridge on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast with a load of timber for the Saiccor Paper Mill in Umkomaas. The t... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Umkomaas - KwaZulu Natal South Coast, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1282
Train ID: Timber
Photo Date: December 21, 2011


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Added: May 29, 2014

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Photo ID: 482559

E1592 leads a passenger special from Cape Town to Johannesburg here through Salbar between the 3rd and 4th tunnels in the Hex River Valley.

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: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 23, 2014

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Photo ID: 481052

Class 6E1 locomotives, E1531 (still in her original South African Railway livery and with a full set of number and maker plates intact) and E1702, are seen here leaving Bayhead Yard after cutting ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1531 / E1702
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: February 25, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: May 11, 2014

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Photo ID: 480016

On workers day 6E1 E1657 and E1362 bring the Port Elizabeth combination economy and premier classe passenger past the semaphore signal at Rooiwal

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Kroonstad, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1657
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 01, 2014


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By: Aidan McCarthy

Added: May 02, 2014

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Photo ID: 479920

On workers day 6E1 E1317 and E1448 bring the East London passenger past the semaphore signal at Rooiwal

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Kroonstad, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1317
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 01, 2014


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By: Aidan McCarthy

Added: May 01, 2014

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Photo ID: 479595

6E1 E1744 with a string of DZ wagons leaving Redan station. DZ general purpose wagons are becoming a rare sight as they are replaced by more modern wagons

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1
Location: Vereeniging, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1744
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 28, 2014


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By: Aidan McCarthy

Added: Apr 28, 2014

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Photo ID: 478707

E1146, E1538 and E1576 passing through Brackenfell late in the afternoon with smoke from distant wild fires covering the sky.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1576
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 29, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Apr 21, 2014

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Photo ID: 476887

Semaphore signals continue to be operational at four stations on the Free State main line. At the south end of Rooiwal station, a pair of 6E1's wearing the orange livery of their previous owner (S... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Rooiwal, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1392 & E1317
Train ID: Algoa
Photo Date: February 15, 2014


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Apr 07, 2014

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Photo ID: 476725

This was a nice suprise to see only a single loco on the Transkaroo, here E1474 is leading the train through Sandhills in the Hex River Valley.

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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Added: Apr 06, 2014

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Photo ID: 475597

Its a busy morning at PRASA / Shosholoza Meyl's New Durban Yard, just north of Durban Station, with three mainline passenger trains in Durban for the weekend. The last "Daylight Sitter" service d... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1394
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 29, 2014


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Mar 29, 2014

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