35417 and 35043 grind up the grade towards Karringmelk with a load of tankers and dz wagons behind passing a field with canola plants in full bloom.
An empty ore train is busy crossing over the Olifantsrivier (Elephant river) outside Vredendal which is about one kilometer in length. The third helper loco can be seen just on the other side of t... (more)
Class 18Es 691 and 693 with a Rovos passenger train behind approach Klapmuts with not much of the journey to Cape Town left.
15023 and 43079 lead another load of empties back to the mines running here through the sand dunes outside Lamberts Bay which can be seen in the back on the right.
Three class 35s with the Phelophepa in tow on a repositioning move to Ashton approach Leeurivier (Lion River) here between Swellendam and Bonnievale.
The west coast is known for all the colourful wild flowers during spring season. Here 15024 leads an empty train past a batch of yellow flowers just north of Loop 1.
E9006 assists at the back of an empty ore train as it swings around Elands Bay heading back north to the mines.
A short train drops down a slight grade between Malmesbury and Moorreesburg heading to the cement factory at De Hoek.
18706 leads a grain train through the loop line at Gouda station. It will stop at the other end to allow an approaching Rovos train through.
Three class 35s with the Phelophepa health train in tow sweep around this big curve outside Swellendam heading to Ashton.
Three class 35s in Spoornet blue, TFR red and Spoornet orange are working hard here climbing the grade between Bonnievale and Ashton with the Phelophepa health train behind on a repositioning move... (more)
18425 and 18423 depart Lions River after a crew change with the Premier Classe behind for the last part of the trip down to Durban.
Class 7 locomotive of the type used on the first construction train to visit Riversdal on 3 December 1903 when the railway line between Ashton and Mossel Bay was built for the old NCCR company.
It is not often that one sees diesels out on the Cape main line. Here 2 class 35s take a short load north through Soetendal.
Two 6E1s in faded Spoornet orange lead the Queenstown to Cape Town train here through Tulbaghkloof on a chilly day after some snow falls the previous week.