Early morning, on a hot day, three Class 18E (Series 2) locomotives wait for a new crew on a siding near Redan. December is the rainy season in this part if the world and the first rains have alre... (more)
The driver of 19D 2650 is wreathed in steam, as he cleans out the firebox on the ashpits at Capital Park Yard.
A driver of a 15F keeps an eye on the pressure gauges, as he waits for the departure signal.
A fireman on a 15F steam loco rubs grit off his hands as he waits for a green signal.
Duty engines at Hercules Yard wait for a job.
35-251 is a South African Class 35 loco - an EMD GT18C manufactured in South Africa by GM under licence.
Next to it is a Class 18E locomotive in... (more)
As a double headed train leaves Cullinan Village (19D 2650, followed by 15F 3117), the engines lean into the curve as they work up steam on the grade out.
Cullinan has a large diamond mine, wh... (more)
Loco crews taking a break are flanked by 15F and 24 locomotives.
A Class 24 locomotive stands on the yard ashpit, as a fireman cleans out the ash.
A Class 24 locomotive storms through the yards and past the water tower, at the end of cold winters day.
As floodlights in the yard illuminate a Class 24, steam rises from the centre of the boiler as it awaits its next job.
On a cold winter morning, a Class 24 engine pulls off a coal stage, after loading coal.
A Class 24 moves off early on a cold winters morning.
A Garratt Steam Loco for preservation stands in front of an old coal stage.
The very first Class 19 Electric Loco for Transnet faces off against the another new engine - diesel Class 39 number 39-002 (the second engine of its class and also brand new). Both locos are unli... (more)
The Old and the New! On a baking hot day, a brand new Class 39 under evaluation (only the second in its Class) sits alongside a Class 35 dating from the '70's.