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SAR / SAS "Red & Whisker" Collection
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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Photo ID: 552908

Class 33 (400), 33-491, was on shunt duty at De Aar in the Northern Cape when I visited in December 2010. Built in 1969 for South African Railways by General Electric as GE U20C, this locomotive ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 33 (400) Diesel
Location: De Aar - Northern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 33-491
Train ID: Shunt
Photo Date: December 29, 2010


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Nov 03, 2015

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Photo ID: 546805

33509 busy shunting in the Worcester yard on a sunny afternoon.

Railroad: Spoornet
Locomotive: CLASS 33-400 TYPE GE U20C
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 33509
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 12, 2007


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Sep 16, 2015

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Photo ID: 538018

The driver throttles up a bit as the train slowly approaches around the corner, about to stop at Buffeljagsrivier station to cross the Worcester bound train.

Railroad: Spoornet
Locomotive: CLASS 33-400 TYPE GE U20C
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 33510
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 17, 2007


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jul 11, 2015

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Photo ID: 535419

E1597 in the red SAR livery and E1950 in the new Prasa blue livery lead the Transkaroo from Cape Town to Johannesburg here through Tulbaghkloof.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1597
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 17, 2015


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Jun 19, 2015

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Photo ID: 532293

33501 passes over the R327 next to PetroSA outside Mossel Bay with a friendly wave from the driver.

Railroad: Spoornet
Locomotive: CLASS 33-400 TYPE GE U20C
Location: Southern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 33501
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 17, 2006


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: May 26, 2015

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Photo ID: 529708

Just to feature the Class 1E that was hidden behind the Class ES shunter in Photo ID 529667. Covered in dust and in very poor condition now, these two examples of South African Railway electric mo... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Class 1E / Class ES
Location: Ladysmith - Northern KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E25 / E518
Train ID: -
Photo Date: May 03, 2015


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Added: May 04, 2015

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Photo ID: 529667

Covered in dust and in very poor condition now, these two examples of South African Railway electric motive power history are still standing in a disused Goods Shed at Danskraal / Ladysmith. Fron... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Class ES / Class 1E
Location: Ladysmith - Northern KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E518 / E25
Train ID: -
Photo Date: May 03, 2015


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Added: May 04, 2015

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Photo ID: 521732

A friendly wave from the driver of this short train consisting of a class 33, class 35 (GE U15C) and an empty wagon at the back as it enters Albertinia.

Railroad: Spoornet
Locomotive: CLASS 33-400 TYPE GE U20C
Location: Southern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 33501
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 17, 2006


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Mar 05, 2015

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Photo ID: 515971

An early summer evening (18:00hrs) at Bayhead, the largest goods receiving and dispatching yard in Durban, and E8091, in her wonderful old South African Railway livery, with her working mate in b... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 8E (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E8091
Train ID: -
Photo Date: January 24, 2015


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Jan 25, 2015

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Photo ID: 513927

A very friendly driver hangs out the window to wave at us on this special move consisting of 3 6E1 locos, a 7E and a class 36 in the Prasa blue colour.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape , South Africa
Locomotive #: E1597
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 22, 2014


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jan 10, 2015

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Photo ID: 512987

E1510 and the overnight Durban to Johannesburg passenger train, "Trans Natal", is pictured here at Pepworth, about 10km on the Johannesburg side of Ladysmith. The train was running almo... (more)

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Pepworth - Northern KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1510
Train ID: Trans Natal
Photo Date: December 27, 2010


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Added: Jan 04, 2015

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Photo ID: 512800

Class 6E1, E1598 (in her original South African Railway livery and still sporting at least one of her prized and highly collectable brass number plates, outside the workshops of the Umbilo Electri... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1598
Train ID: -
Photo Date: January 16, 2011


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Added: Jan 03, 2015

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Photo ID: 510938

E1592 lead a passenger special from Cape Town back to Johannesburg here through Sandhills in the Hex River Valley with a friendly wave from the driver.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1592
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 30, 2014


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By: Joyce van der Vyver

Added: Dec 18, 2014

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Photo ID: 510378

In service shunting locomotives at rest in three liveries! Just after sunrise on a Sunday morning in one of the yards at Bayhead in Durban and the day has not yet begun for Class 8E (Electric) and... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 8E (Electric) / Class 36 (Diesel)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E8073 / 36-238
Train ID: -
Photo Date: December 14, 2014


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Added: Dec 14, 2014

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Photo ID: 508460

Vintage South African Railway diesel traction. SAR Class 32-000 diesel locomotives, built by General Electric as type U18C1, 32-021 & 32-094, represent 2 examples of a total of 115 of this class, ... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Class 32 (Diesel)
Location: Ladysmith - Northern KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: 32-021 / 32-094
Train ID: -
Photo Date: December 05, 2010


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Nov 29, 2014

Views: 3,543
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