Friends of the Rail's driver Tony Atwell cleans the fire of No.2650, as preparation for working a passenger train around Pretoria later in the day.
On a cold and sunny winter morning, No.2650 is silhouetted against the rising sun, as it storms out of Friends of the Rail's yard at Capital Park with a short passenger train of swing door suburba... (more)
Smoke and steam on a cold morning, a photographer's delight.
Glowing coals and plenty of steam - 15F 3117 has its fire cleaned after a day of hard work.
The last rays of the setting sun catch the driver and fireman of class 15F 3117 sharing a joke and a mug of coffee, brewed on the footplate of course!
Under the gaze of a lonely star, Friends of the Rail’s ex-SAR class 24 2-8-4 3664 and 15F 4-8-2 3117 pose at Capital Park depot, during a night photo shoot for a Geoff's Trains tour group.
A line up of preserved power at Friends of the Rail’s depot at Capital Park, for a Geoff’s Trains tour group. From left to right, 15F 4-8-2 3117, 24 2-8-4 3664, 19D 4-8-2 2650 and a Funkey 0-4-0 d... (more)
In late afternoon sun, Friends of the Rail’s ex-SAR class 24 performs a runpast on the coal stage track at Capital Park, for a Geoff’s Trains tour group.
This is the last operational coal stage in South Africa and is used by Friends of the Rail (FOTR) and Rovos Rail locomotives. FOTR's ex-SAR class 24 poses on top of the stage with two loaded hoppe... (more)
Fireman John Ashworth is enveloped in steam as he rakes the fire of class 24 3664, after a day of photography for a Geoff's Trains photo charter.
Friends of the Rail's class 24 moves off shed, shortly before sunrise on a cold winter morning.
Friends of the Rail's class 24 2-8-4 no. 3664 (in steam, with Vanderbilt tender) pushes the Club's class 15F 4-8-2 (facing the camera, with feeder tank attached) into the storage sidings at Capita... (more)