An early running Johannesburg to Cape Town Economy train is slowing for a stop at Wellington a few km to the right.
The arum lilies are in full bloom as the Premier Classe from Cape Town to Johannesburg passes through Muldersvlei.
This is only the second time that I see 2 purple locos working together, here they are leading the Johannesburg to Cape Town Tourist train past a small cemetry a few km from Wellington.
The daily Cape Town to Johannesburg Economy train is slowly pulling away from Huguenot station after a quick stop.
JHB - CPT Premier Classe arriving in the Cape on a sunny winters day.
The CPT - JHB Premier Classe makes it appearance from out of a shallow cut a few km outside Matjiesfontein.
Riding through the Karoo in the early morning sun, on the right is the N1 highway linking Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Smoking is not allowed on trains but it seems some passengers dont care about that rule, up front is the daily CPT - JHB Economy train about to pass us.
We have just started our journey through Tulbaghkloof from the east side on board the JHB - CPT Tourist train, in the distance on the right is the R46 betwen Tulbagh and Gouda.
Two days ago this unit was leading the train that brought me here and here it is again today leading the CPT - EL train.
Riding through the Hex River Valley just past the small town of De Doorns passengers are treated to wonderful scenery all around.
The Cape Town to Johannesburg Economy train is a few minutes away from a quick stop at Matjiesfontein as it is coming out of a shallow cut.
On board the Cape Town - Johannesburg Trans Karoo tourist train through Tulbaghkloof on a rainy day in the Cape, the road on the left is the R46 between Gouda and Tulbagh.
The Cape Town - Johannesburg Premier Classe rolling along through the Karoo about 6 hours into the journey, see photo ID's 320852, 321076 and 321077 of the same train the next day further up count... (more)
So close to being a complete purple train! The Premier Classe from Johannesburg is passing here through Brackenfell station with about 40 min left of the journey to Cape Town.