It's flower season on the west coast with a lot of pink and orange patches in this scene just south of Elands Bay as an empty ore train rolls past.
Three class 35s with the Phelophepa health train have arrived here at the Langeenheid yard with a batch a of yellow wild flowers providing some colour to the scene.
An empty ore train heads north through a green country side from the recent winter rains.
20032 and 20031 lead the Blue Train north to Pretoria through the Nuwekloof Pass.
35485 leads a grain train from Caledon back to Bellville on a sunny afternoon.
A loaded ore train waits in loop 1 for an approaching loaded train with class 9E E9018 at the back.
A loaded ore train passes through loop 2 which is a few km north of Elands Bay in the distance by the mountain.
35468 leads a short mix freight through Buffeljagsrivier towards Worcester.
A loaded ore train has arrived here on the coast at Strandfontein with still some distance to travel to Saldanha.
15043 leads this empty ore train back to the mines here north of Vanrhynsdorp in an area that feels like the middle of nowhere.
An empty ore train heads north passing underneath the Velddrif - Elands Bay road.
Retired E9008 sits quietly on the side while the class 15Es on the left are being prepared for the next trip up north.
15069 is at the back end of an empty ore train waiting to cross an approaching loaded train in loop 1.
The Phelophepa health train passing through Kanonkop en route to Piketberg.
Two class 15Es and two class 43s are at the head end of this loaded ore train navigating its way through the cuttings between loop 4 and 5.