Siemens "Velaro" e320 (british class 374) # 4023 of Eurostar after arrival from Paris in London St.Pancras station.
Arranged at very short notice due to high fire risk on the Montagu Pass, GEA 4023 crosses the Malgaarten river between George and Mossel Bay.
A GEA class Beyer Garratt storms up the west side of the Montagu Pass, past the twin peaks, a couple of kilometers beyond Camfer.
GEA class Garratt #4023 catches the last few seconds of sunlight at Camfer.
The GEA has been working flat out for most of the 25km at 1 in 36 gradient, lifting the train some 1600 feet from George to the summit at Topping, journey time around 48mins. Stack talk, out of th... (more)
GEA 4023, a 4-8-2+2-8-4 Garratt catches the sunset as it heads for Camfer
Class GEA works a mixed train up the 1 in 36 grade of the Montagu Pass between George and Oudtshoorn
Special Military Hardware Train