Atlantic Rail class 16DA on a test run to Stellenbosch with a Metro set behind.
The Atlantic Railway is the new operator of the 11 mile stretch of railroad that runs between Halls Ferry Jct. and the former ALCOA Plant in Badin, NC. It was originally the Yadkin Railroad before... (more)
Atlantic Rail's class 16DA "Katie" seen here approaching Stellenbosch for a day outing from Cape Town.
Katie approaches Vlottenberg station with Atlantic Rail's day trip from Cape Town to Stellenbosch.
An Atlantic Rail excursion to Stellenbosch passes the Van Ryn brandy distillery at Vlottenberg
Compared with two weeks ago (see Photo 539311), No. 879's departure was a very sedate affair - no fireworks on this Sunday!
Three kilometers out of Cape Town and Atlantic Rail's 16DA No. 879 is up to speed on the main line for a Sunday run to Stellenbosch.
No. 879 in fine form on the way to Stellenbosch.
This beautiful class 16DA locomotive named Katie, is important as a preserved locomotive, as it is the only current running passenger main line steam locomotive in South Africa. Here she hauls her... (more)
Rain clouds brood over the surrounding mountains as Atlantic Rail's 879 approaches Stellenbosch
Atlantic Rail's 879 on a "Father's Day' excursion to Stellenbosch
Class 16DA "Katie" of Atlantic Rail has just gone through Lynedoch station approaching Spier station for a stop to allow the passengers to disembark for lunch at the Spier Wine Estate.
Atlantic Rail's class 16DA approaches Vlottenberg station for a stop to allow the passengers to disembark for lunch in the Winelands.
Class 16DA 879 has just pulled out of the loop line and are about to run past the Metro set in the back onto which it will couple for the trip back to Cape Town.
Atlantic Rail's class 16DA pulling a Metro set on a test run from Cape Town to Stellenbosch is seen here approaching just outside Stellenbosch.