RailPictures.Net Photo: E8088 Transnet Freight Rail Class 8E at Pretoria, Gauteng province, South Africa by Eugene Armer
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Transnet Freight Rail (more..)
Class 8E (more..)
Transnet Rail Engineering, Koedoespoort (more..)
Pretoria, Gauteng province, South Africa (more..)
September 19, 2009
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E8088 (more..)
Eugene Armer (more..)
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A class 8E heavy shunting locomotive, in original SAR red livery, awaiting repairs at Transnet Rail Engineering's Koedoespoort workshops, along with a couple of class 18E's in Spoornet blue. The 8E's are 3 kV DC electrics, built between 1983 and 1985 by a consortium of Brown Boveri & Co. of Switzerland and Siemens of Germany. Photographed during a Railway Society of Southern Africa group visit.
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The red & whisker livery of the South African Railways / Suid Afrikaanse Spoorwee collection. Getting harder to find examples of this fantastic and much loved livery still in service!
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