Impala Platinum has seven of these GE(SA) U10B's on its fleet, to supplement the 13 class 8E Bo-Bo electric locomotives. The early morning light catches #16 waiting for clearance to move its train... (more)
Impala Platinum maintains its fleet of 7 diesel and 13 electric locomotives in its own workshops. Two of their 8E Bo-Bo electrics are seen here parked outside the shop. On the left is #4 in for ro... (more)
The Impala Platinum Mine is spread out over a large area north of the town of Rustenburg, with its 14 shafts linked to the processing plants by an extensive well maintained electrified rail system... (more)
Impala Platinum's class 8E Bo-Bo electric #8 working a fully loaded train of 11 hoppers from No.1 shaft to the main processing plant. Photo taken with permission on Tanago's recent South Africa ra... (more)
Impala Platinum's class 8E Bo-Bo electric #22, purchased from West Driefontein Gold Mine in 2011, waiting to back its train into the unloading bins.
Impala Platinum is the worlds second largest platinum mine and operates an extensive electrified (3kV DC) rail system serving 14 shafts. Class 8E Bo-Bo electric #3 basks in the early morning light... (more)
Class 8E electric no.6 waits for stablemate no.2 to clear the main line before shuttling a load of empty hoppers to Number Nine Shaft at Impala Platinum mine.
160 class 5E Bo-Bo electric locomotives were built for the South African Railways (SAR) between 1955 and 1959. In 2011 the last operational member of the class was part of Impala Platinum's fleet ... (more)
Impala Platinum is the worlds second largest platinum mine and operates an extensive electrified (3000v DC) rail system serving 14 shafts. After a brief midday summer thunderstorm soaked the area,... (more)