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The South African Blue Train
Photos of the luxury world renowned Blue Train, now operated by Transnet Freight Rail.
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Photo ID: 568332

A miserable Sunday afternoon, with a few weak filtered rays of sunlight just managing to get through, as the Blue Train headed by 20 032 and 20 031 pass over the Cliffdale Crossing. The train was... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 20E (Electric)
Location: Cliffdale - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20 032 / 20 031
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: May 10, 2015


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Mar 04, 2016

Views: 2,826
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Photo ID: 567984

World famous Blue train passing through Pentrich station on a late winters afternoon.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 18E
Location: Pietermaritzburg - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18 770
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: July 18, 2015


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By: Greg Hart

Added: Mar 01, 2016

Views: 1,375
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Photo ID: 565085

The Blue Train leaves Wellington behind on a beautiful winters morning with 20032 leading for the trip back north.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 20E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20032
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 17, 2015


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Feb 09, 2016

Views: 1,577
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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 563055

A week long maintenance closure of the Cape main line between De Aar and Kimberley resulted in the luxury Blue Train (as well as Rovos Rail and the Premier Classe) being rerouted via Noupoort and ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 34 & 34-900 (GE U26C)
Location: Springfontein, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 34-003 & 34-914
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: November 14, 2015


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jan 23, 2016

Views: 1,581
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Photo ID: 560485

Two class 18Es in TFR red and Spoornet blue lead a special Blue Train north through Malan in the late afternoon.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 18E Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18686
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 08, 2015


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jan 01, 2016

Views: 1,283
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Photo ID: 555964

A week long maintenance closure of the Cape main line between De Aar and Kimberley resulted in the luxury Blue Train (as well as Rovos Rail and the Premier Classe) being rerouted via Noupoort and ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 34 & 34-900 (GE U26C)
Location: Springfontein, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 34-003 & 34-914
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: November 14, 2015


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Nov 25, 2015

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Photo ID: 555705

A week long closure of the Cape main line between De Aar and Kimberley resulted in the luxury Blue Train (as well as Rovos Rail and the Premier Classe) being rerouted via Noupoort and Bloemfontein... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 34 & 34-900 (GE U26C)
Location: Springfontein, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 34-003 & 34-914
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: November 14, 2015


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Nov 23, 2015

Views: 1,878
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Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 551189

The Blue Train catches some early spring sun as she heads back to Pretoria from Cape Town.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 20E Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20031, 20032
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 02, 2015


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By: Francois Mattheus

Added: Oct 22, 2015

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Photo ID: 551169

One of the weekend specials of the Blue Train seen here heading home.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 18E
Location: Cliffdale - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18 770
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: July 18, 2015


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By: Greg Hart

Added: Oct 22, 2015

Views: 1,305
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Photo ID: 544971

The Blue Train heading north behind 2 x 18Es.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 18E
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18 685
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: August 10, 2015


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By: RailRog

Added: Sep 03, 2015

Views: 1,392
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Photo ID: 544031

Blue-painted 20Es Nos. 20031 and 20032 are the normal performers on South Africa's prestigious Blue Train, but red 20056 and 20034 are deputising for them on this trip. The train is seen leaving C... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 20E and 36
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20056/20034 and 36047
Train ID: Blue Train & Cement Shunt
Photo Date: August 26, 2015


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By: RailRog

Added: Aug 27, 2015

Views: 1,535
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Photo ID: 543928

The wire maintenance train is out today with 36 020 in charge and holds the outbound line at Paarl under an occupation order. The TCO at Paarl cabin and waiting suburban passengers watch as the Bl... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 20E and 36
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20056 and 36020
Train ID: Blue Train/Wire Trn.
Photo Date: August 26, 2015


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By: RailRog

Added: Aug 26, 2015

Views: 1,505
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Photo ID: 543927

Normally the Blue Train is hauled by blue liveried 20Es 20 031 and 20 032, but these are obviously in for maintenance. 20 056 and 20 034 stand in for the regular pair.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 20E
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20056
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: August 26, 2015


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By: RailRog

Added: Aug 26, 2015

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Photo ID: 541629

Designated Blue Train Class 20E locomotives, 20 032 & 20 031, are busy running around their train just North of Platform 14 at Durban Station. They had just arrived in Durban after an overnight j... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 20E (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: 20 032 / 20 031
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: August 07, 2015


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Aug 07, 2015

Views: 2,450
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Photo ID: 539018

The luxury Blue Train, headed by 18-770 / 18-771, passes through Shallcross. The train was running contra flow at this stage due to line occupation for maintenance and is on its way back to Johann... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 18E (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: 18-770 / 18-771
Train ID: Blue Train
Photo Date: July 18, 2015


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Jul 19, 2015

Views: 1,725
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