A week long closure of the Cape main line between De Aar and Kimberley resulted in the luxury Blue Train (as well as Rovos Rail and the Premier Classe) being rerouted via Noupoort and Bloemfontein... (more)
Westbound A&C train 708 has just swapped trains with BNSF train MPHXMAT at Castle Hot Springs, the conductor has lined the switch to the siding back for mainline movement and as soon as he reaches... (more)
The OT-1 is southbound on the Ray Branch with 42 loads of copper ore.
OT-1 has 42 loads of ore headed for the smelter in Hayden. From what I understand the ore trains could stop running at any time as the mine has begun to curtail certain operations which will have ... (more)
regional train Agrigento-Palermo
At sunset, an empty ore train accelerates out of Hayden for another load of raw copper at the Ray Mine.
Westbound ARZC train 708 traversing Black Cat pass near Hope.
OT1 heads towards Ray Mine as it dodges the shadows near tunnel #2.
The OT-1 is southbound at Kelvin. Good winter rains have made the paloverde and mesquite trees blossom out before the intense summer heat arrives.
A local passenger train is leaving the Arbaroba station in the afternoon mist.