A lonely cow on the hillside seems oblivious to the passing of the Johannesburg - East London "Amatola", as it winds its way out of the Molteno valley with the Bamboesberg visible in the distance.... (more)
A single Class 7E heads up a very late running Johannesburg - East London "Amatola", here running along the low hills south of the town of Bethulie, just visible above the loco in the far distance... (more)
A very late running "Amatola" from Johannesburg is seen east of Providence siding (behind the trees in the middle distance), approaching the R715 road bridge. From Springfontein to East London (47... (more)
Bringing some early morning colour to the southern Free State plains, the Johannesburg to East London "Amatola" is approaching Springfontein, seen from the road bridge at Springfontein North. This... (more)
The Cape Town to Johannesburg Premier Classe is taking the last turn out of Tulbaghkloof and about to pass through Tulbagh station here behind E1474 and E1464.
At 5:59am, the soft early morning light catches the Johannesburg to East London "Amatola" as it passes through Trompsburg station, heading towards Springfontein. The remains of the old station bui... (more)
As another year draws to a close, the semaphore signals at five of the stations on the Free State main line remain operational, despite rumours of their replacement. Late on a Sunday afternoon, th... (more)
Two class 6E1's, still wearing their Spoornet orange and SAR red liveries, are seen here just south of Daleside Metrorail station on the Germiston - Vereeniging line, working the Johannesburg - Po... (more)
E1417 in the old Spoornet "Orange" livery is in charge of this Durban bound Shosholoza Meyl / Trans Natal, pictured here passing through Pentrich Station. I had chatted to the driver, who did a cr... (more)
The first of 2 Premier Classe specials heading back to Johannesburg from Cape Town exiting here the 3rd Hex River Tunnel.
The northbound Shosh-Meyl day train from Cape Town on 'Fanie's Curve' north of Wellington
The northbound Shosh-Meyl day train from Cape Town leaves Hugenot station. This station is one of the two remaining sites on the Cape Main Line using semaphore signals.
On June 7, 2011, Shosholoza Meyl's purple Premier Classe train nears Wellington, South Africa after leaving Cape Town on its 918-mile overnight run to Johannesburg.
E1474 and E1464 leading the Cape Town to Johannesburg Premier Classe past the Wellington golf course, about an hour into the journey.
A rare sight indeed! A Premier Classe set belonging to passenger operator Shosholoza Meyl, runs alongside the Indian Ocean on the 'South Coast' line, crossing the Umgababa River, just south of Umg... (more)