RailPictures.Net Photo: 36-237 Transnet Freight Rail Class 36 (Diesel) at Durban, South Africa by SAR Connecta
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» December 14, 2014
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Shunters at rest! Just after sunrise on a Sunday morning along Maydon Wharf in Durban and the day has not yet begun for Class 36 diesel shunting locomotives 36-237 / 36-213 / 36-220 / 36-227 / 36-226. Col André Kritzinger commented as follows on the Class 36 (200), as part of his research work on the South African locomotive types / classes on Wikipedia: "The South African Class 36-200 of 1980 is a South African diesel-electric locomotive from the South African Railways era. Beginning in August 1980, the South African Railways placed one hundred and one Class 36-200 General Motors Electro-Motive Division type SW1002 diesel-electric locomotives in service. In 1984 one Class 36-200 locomotive was also built for the Bophuthatswana National Development Corporation, for use at the Ga-Rankuwa Industrial Estate. Three more were placed in service by Iscor in Pretoria between 1986 and 1991, and another two by the Ithala Development Finance Corporation in KwaZulu-Natal in 1987."
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Photos taken in the Durban area, from the PRASA / Metrorail yards just North of Durban Station to Rossburgh Station including the Bayhead yards and along the Esplanade, Maydon Wharf and around Durban Harbour.
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