On the weekend of 9th/10th January, the overhead power was shut off between Pretoria and Irene, with all trains being worked by diesels over this section. Metrorail train 0608 from Pretoria to Joh... (more)
All the colours of the rainbow...just about! On the weekend of 9th/10th January, the overhead power was shut off between Pretoria and Irene, with all trains being worked by diesels over this secti... (more)
A block load of diesel and petrol fuel tankers at Irene, heading towards Olifantsfontein behind a pair of 6E1's in Spoornet orange livery.
Four of TFR's new class 39 diesels - 39-002, 39-005, 39-001 (in blue livery) and 39-004 - heading south through Irene with a block load of limestone for the PPC (Pretoria Portland Cement) factory ... (more)
Metrorail train 0626 to Johannesburg ducks under the signal bridge as it enters Irene station from Pretoria. Despite Metrorail's efforts, commuters on crowded trains can often be seen standing in ... (more)
A northbound freight behind a pair of 6E1's is held at Irene to allow a southbound Metrorail EMU from Pretoria to cross over from the Up Main to the Down Main loop for its scheduled station stop (... (more)
Metrorail operates an upmarket express commuter service between Pretoria (Tshwane) and Johannesburg, known as the Tshwane Business Express (TBE). Ageing class 5M2A EMU stock was remanufactured by ... (more)
On a beautiful early summer afternoon, these class 18E's working a northbound container train to Pretoria, have been shut down at Irene station, after their crew was suspended for passing a red si... (more)