Private safari train operator Rovos Rail has purchased a number of former South African Railways class 5E1 3kV DC Bo-Bo electric locomotives, to work its trains in Gauteng province. On a beautiful... (more)
A Rovos train behind 2 class 34s passes through a very scenic part of the line between George and Voorbaai.
A Rovos train behind two class 18Es in TFR red is climbing up a slight grade here as it approaches Kleinstraat en route to Cape Town.
A scheduled Rovos Rail train, with mostly stunning and hugely impressive vintage clerestory roofed coaches in the consist, has made a routine stop at Lions River Station in the KwaZulu Natal Midla... (more)
With around another 10 minutes before arrival at Kimberley, a brace of class 6E1s pass Riverton with a Rovos Rail 'Pride of Africa' train.
E1671 underwent conversion in 2011 to a class 18E, and n... (more)
A Rovos train runs along in the afternoon towards Cape Town here just outside Klapmuts.
34902 approaches Outeniqua siding with Rovos behind having left George not to long ago, in the distance above the bridge is Georg airport.
A lenghty Rovos train behind 3 class 35s crosses a short Worcester to Voorbaai freight behind a single class 35 at Cooper.
A Rovos African Collage train trip behind 2 class 34s passes a neatly kept garden in Reebok in the Southern Cape heading to Cape Town.
18097 and 18698 lead a Rovos train through Kleinstraat in the Karoo heading to Cape Town.
Two beautifully restored 5E1 electric locos of Rovos Rail parked at the Krugersdorp station. On the left in the distance the Transkaroo that brought us here about to depart again.
Two class 34s pulling a Rovos train from George to Oudtshoorn have just gone over the summit and now negotiate the grade down to Camfer at the bottom of the mountain.
18691 and 18693 lead a Rovos train here between Soetendal and Malan heading towards Cape Town.
Shortly after sunrise on a spring morning, Rovos Rail's Cape Town to Pretoria train is reflected in a small farm dam as it heads east along the Potchefstroom - Houtheuwel link line. Two grubby cla... (more)
Class 18Es 691 and 693 with a Rovos passenger train behind approach Klapmuts with not much of the journey to Cape Town left.