RailPictures.Net Photo: E1593 Transnet Freight Rail Class 6E1 at Koppies, Free State province, South Africa by Eugene Armer
 
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Transnet Freight Rail (more..)
Class 6E1 (more..)
Koppies station (more..)
Koppies, Free State province, South Africa (more..)
December 16, 2009
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E1593 (more..)
47236 (more..)
Eugene Armer (more..)
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One of my rarest catches of the year! Only 3 or 4 sets of passenger coaches remain in their original South African Railways (SAR) red and grey livery, and these are only used in peak holiday periods. So I was lucky indeed to catch one of these sets behind a 6E1 in matching original SAR red livery, working a holiday extra from East London to Johannesburg. The train is pulling out of Koppies, which still has operational semaphore signalling.
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