RailPictures.Net Photo: E1314 Shosholoza Meyl Class 6E1 (Electric) at Boughton - Pietermaritzburg - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa by SAR Connecta
 
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Shosholoza Meyl (more..)
Class 6E1 (Electric) (more..)
Boughton (Top Loop) (more..)
Boughton - Pietermaritzburg - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa (more..)
July 01, 2011
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E1314 (more..)
Trans Natal (more..)
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A pretty rare sight, with just the single Class 6E1, E1314, working this overnight Durban bound "Trans Natal" through the top loop at Boughton. This section of the Natal Main Line is particularly difficult, with steep gradients and tight turnbacks.
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An overnight economy class passenger train that runs between Johannesburg and Durban (and return) operated by Shosholoza Meyl / PRASA. In its hey day it was one of the most popular passenger trains operated by the South African Railways.
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