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South African AC and dual-voltage electric locomotives
Classes 7E, 9E, 11E, 14E, 15E, 19E, 20E and 21E. 7E & 11E are 25kv AC locos. 9E & 15E are 50kv AC locos and the remainder are dual-voltage (25kv AC & 3kv DC).
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Photo ID: 579923

Panning 15046 at the back of a loaded ore train as the train passes by Elands Bay in the afternoon

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15046
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 01, 2016


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jun 14, 2016

Views: 2,176
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Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 573249

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.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15062
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 15, 2016


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Apr 16, 2016

Views: 1,413
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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 566704

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).

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15065
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 15, 2016


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Feb 21, 2016

Views: 1,603
Comments: 3

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 566703

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.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15034
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 14, 2016


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Feb 21, 2016

Views: 1,336
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Favorited: 2

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Photo ID: 560135

Class 15E 15025 and class 43 43090 lead a loaded ore train past Elands Bay to Saldanha in the afternoon.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15025
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 30, 2015


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Dec 29, 2015

Views: 1,074
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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 558165

A loaded ore train with 15069 leading approaches Loop 6 with some clouds building up in the distance.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Northern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15069
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 25, 2015


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Dec 13, 2015

Views: 1,298
Comments: 1

Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 556453

15037 brings up the back of an empty ore train heading north between Velddrif and Loop 1.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15037
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 22, 2015


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Nov 29, 2015

Views: 1,216
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Favorited: 2

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Photo ID: 555530

Two 15Es lead an empty ore train north late in the afternoon between Loop 6 and 7.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Northern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15016
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 22, 2015


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Nov 22, 2015

Views: 1,225
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Favorited: 2

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Photo ID: 555282

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.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15053
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 18, 2015


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Nov 20, 2015

Views: 1,378
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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 555280

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.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 9E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E9018
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 18, 2015


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Nov 20, 2015

Views: 1,597
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Favorited: 3

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Photo ID: 530949

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.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 20E Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: TFR 20031,20032
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 15, 2015


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By: Francois Mattheus

Added: May 15, 2015

Views: 2,096
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Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 530419

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)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 20E
Location: Cliffdale - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E20 031
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: May 10, 2015


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By: Greg Hart

Added: May 10, 2015

Views: 1,891
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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 529973

A loaded ore train has just gone through a big cut between Loop 6 & 7 with class 9E 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: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 06, 2015

Views: 1,503
Comments: 1

Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 528496

15039 brings up the rear of an empty ore as it pulls into Loop 7 to cross an approaching loaded train.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 15E Electric
Location: Northern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 15039
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 25, 2015


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Apr 25, 2015

Views: 1,717
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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 527450

20031 and 20032 newly painted in the Blue Train colours are seen here heading through Muldersvlei on the first trip back to Johannesburg.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 20E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20031
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 13, 2015


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Apr 18, 2015

Views: 1,717
Comments: 0

Favorited: 2

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