Three class 35s run light to the Namaqua Sands plant north of Koekenaap in the late afternoon for a pickup.
The passengers get a chance to stretch their legs as Dominique pulls forward to fill up with water at Piketberg station.
All the chasers get their shots of the Ceres Rail flower tour as the train heads north towards Graafwater.
Heading back to Cape Town just to the north of Piketberg here.
A very short train approaches the cement factory at De Hoek for shunting.
Steaming north in the late afternoon at Sandberg towards Graafwater.
Three class 35s approach Koekenaap in the late afternoon with a load from the Namaqua Sands plant heading to loop 4 of the ore line.
Storming up a little grade between Moorreesburg and Koringberg on day one of the flower tour up the west coast.
Dominique leads the Ceres Rail flower tour here just outside De Hoek at Piketberg.
Heading north through Rust station on day one of the Flower Tour.
Dominique leads the Ceres Rail flower tour through Eendekuil north towards Graafwater which will be the stop for the evening.
Three class 35s lead a load from the Namaqua Sands plant back to loop 4 of the ore line here at Koekenaap in the late afternoon.
After a lengthy lunch stop in Moorreesburg the train is continuing the trip back to Cape Town over the climb here towards Malmesbury. Other chasers can be seen to the left above the train.
Running through the wheat fields outside Piketberg heading back to Cape Town.
The Ceres Rail flower tour is heading back to Cape Town passing here through Burgers outside Piketberg.