RailPictures.Net Photo: Train No. 9478 PRASA Type 5M2A EMU at Johannesburg / Gauteng, South Africa by SAR Connecta
 
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Johannesburg Station (more..)
Johannesburg / Gauteng, South Africa (more..)
December 30, 2011
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Train No. 9478 (more..)
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This refurbished older Type 5M2A suburban commuter set (leading motor coach still with her old diamond shaped pantograph intact) looks fantastic in the PRASA / Metrorail "Business Express" livery. As a typical Highveld afternoon thunderstorm gathers overhead, Train No. 9478 (Set SBE 1 - Soweto Business Express), departs Platform 13 at Johannesburg Station for Soweto located south of the city. The Soweto Business Express service has since been cancelled and these costly refurbished / upgraded sets designed specifically for Metrorail's step-up service have been seen working as regular suburban commuter trains in recent times.
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