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Sishen - Saldanha Ore Line
Photos taken on the 861km line between Sishen in the Northern Cape and Saldanha on the West Coast.
Photo Album By: Fanie Kleynhans
 
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Photo ID: 639656

15045 and 43002 lead an empty train north out of loop 1.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15045
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 10, 2017


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Dec 01, 2017

Views: 303
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Photo ID: 625152

15074 leads an empty ore train north out of loop 1 after a crossing.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15074
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 03, 2016


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Aug 01, 2017

Views: 541
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Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 624897

15027 is at the back of an empty ore train as it speeds past.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15027
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 28, 2017


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jul 30, 2017

Views: 697
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Photo ID: 622880

An empty ore train heads north with 15020 at the back here between loop 4 and 5.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15020
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 14, 2016


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Jul 11, 2017

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Photo ID: 622531

Friendly wave from the driver of this loaded ore train as the train approaches Strandfontein in the late afternoon.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15023
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 18, 2017


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Jul 08, 2017

Views: 579
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Photo ID: 622286

An empty ore train with a test coach part of the consist gets up to speed after a crossing back in loop 1.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15005
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 28, 2017


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Added: Jul 06, 2017

Views: 646
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 621454

15017 finding itself inside the diesel service facility for a quick fix before the next trip up north. Taken with permission.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15017
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 27, 2017


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jun 29, 2017

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Photo ID: 621453

15071 brings up the back of a loaded ore train busy snaking through a big S curve between loop 4 and 5.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15071
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 15, 2016


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Jun 29, 2017

Views: 752
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Photo ID: 621110

A friendly wave from the driver of 15055 as this loaded ore train gets up to speed again after a crossing back in Loop 5.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15055
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 18, 2016


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Jun 26, 2017

Views: 599
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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 616934

15065 sits outside the electric loco service facility in the Salkor yard. Taken with permission.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15065
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 27, 2017


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 17, 2017

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Photo ID: 616257

A loaded ore train heads west towards Loop 6. The A, B and C locos can be seen in the distance with E9025 at the back.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 9E Electric
Location: Northern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E9025
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 23, 2015


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: May 11, 2017

Views: 892
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Photo ID: 614734

An empty ore train heads north past Strandfontein with loop 3 just behind the hill in the distance where the tower is at.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15003
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 18, 2017


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Added: Apr 28, 2017

Views: 668
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Favorited: 3

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Photo ID: 612079

An empty ore train passes a big patch of wild flowers just south of Elands Bay which is a common sight all over the west coast during late winter/early spring.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15055
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 16, 2016


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Apr 03, 2017

Views: 827
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Favorited: 2

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Photo ID: 611625

Loads and empties crossing in loop 1 in the late afternoon.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15071
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 22, 2017


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Added: Mar 30, 2017

Views: 659
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Photo ID: 611547

Smoke is still hanging in the air from a nearby wild fire as an empty ore train passes by with E9014 at the back. These locos have since been retired.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 9E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E9014
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 29, 2015


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Mar 29, 2017

Views: 1,113
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Favorited: 5

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