A nice hello from Section Manager / Driver Ettiene Smith behind the controls of veteran Class 6E1 electric locomotive, E1658, while passing through Ashburton Station. The Transnet Engineering Wo... (more)
Following a change to the crew at the very well kept Lions River Station in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands (due to the hard work of caretaker Daniel Madlala), E1658 / E1595 / E1318, continue on their ... (more)
Veteran Class 6E1 electric locomotives, E1658 / E1595 / E1318, are pictured here passing through Ashburton Station on their way to Johannesburg, having just left the Transnet Engineering Workshops... (more)
This is only the second time that I see 2 purple locos working together, here they are leading the Johannesburg to Cape Town Tourist train past a small cemetry a few km from Wellington.
Two days ago this unit was leading the train that brought me here and here it is again today leading the CPT - EL train.
Riding through the Hex River Valley just past the small town of De Doorns passengers are treated to wonderful scenery all around.
On board the Cape Town - Johannesburg Trans Karoo tourist train through Tulbaghkloof on a rainy day in the Cape, the road on the left is the R46 between Gouda and Tulbagh.
Two 6E1s in Spoornet orange lead a Rovos train out of the Cape to Pretoria.