RailPictures.Net Photo: E9005 Spoornet Class 9E at Saldanha, Western Cape, South Africa by André Kritzinger
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» September 12, 2007
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A pair of Class 9E locomotives in front of the servicing shed in Saldanha. These locos work exclusively on the 50kV Sishen-Saldanha iron export line. All other South African electrified routes use either 3kV or 25kV power.
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Sishen - Saldanha Ore Line

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Photos taken on the 861km line between Sishen in the Northern Cape and Saldanha on the West Coast.
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South African AC and dual-voltage electric locomotives

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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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