Panning 15046 at the back of a loaded ore train as the train passes by Elands Bay in the afternoon
A loaded ore train is busy crossing over the impressive Olifantsrivier bridge north of Vredendal. The third helper loco is just on the other side of the bridge.
A loaded ore train with 15065 leading is busy crossing here over the Soutrivier (Salt river) as well as the N7 highway through an area called Knersvlakte (meaning gnashing or grinding plains).
A relative short ore train from the normal ones which are close to 4km in length runs west with 3 class 15E locos up front between Loop 4 and 5 north of Vanrhynsdorp.
Class 15E 15025 and class 43 43090 lead a loaded ore train past Elands Bay to Saldanha in the afternoon.
A loaded ore train with 15069 leading approaches Loop 6 with some clouds building up in the distance.
15037 brings up the back of an empty ore train heading north between Velddrif and Loop 1.
Two 15Es lead an empty ore train north late in the afternoon between Loop 6 and 7.
15053 is at the front of a loaded ore train waiting behind a red signal to proceed in the last light of the day as an empty train is busy leaving on the left with E9018 at the back.
E9018 sits at the back of an empty ore train in Loop 1 as the train awaits the arrival of a loaded train from the front.
The Blue Train makes her way through the Boland region of the Cape en route to Pretoria situated in the far north of the country, with her 20E matching locomotives.
The Blue train & it's new Locomotives pass ESKOM's (Electricity Supply Commission of South Africa) Linesmen working on stringing new Electricity cables at Cliffdale station. This weekend is the fi... (more)
A loaded ore train has just gone through a big cut between Loop 6 & 7 with class 9E E9025 at the back.
15039 brings up the rear of an empty ore as it pulls into Loop 7 to cross an approaching loaded train.
20031 and 20032 newly painted in the Blue Train colours are seen here heading through Muldersvlei on the first trip back to Johannesburg.