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SAR / SAS "Red & Whisker" Collection
The red & whisker livery of the South African Railways / Suid Afrikaanse Spoorwee collection. Getting harder to find examples of this fantastic and much loved livery still in service!
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Photo ID: 470674

E1594, still sporting her original South African Railway livery, is at the front of this line up of Class 6E1 units, which are seen here staged on a platform at Empangeni Station on the KwaZulu Na... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Empangeni - KwaZulu Natal North Coast, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1594
Train ID: Staged
Photo Date: March 19, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Feb 20, 2014

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Photo ID: 464829

Three of the remaining survivors of the original 100 that entered service between 1983 and 1985 for South African Railways - an additional 7 were built for the mining industry. Class 8E, centre c... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 8E (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E8096
Train ID: Shunt
Photo Date: January 04, 2014


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Jan 04, 2014

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Photo ID: 454071

Still in her original South African Railway livery (Red & Whiskers), E8092 is one of the shunting locomotives based at the Durban Metrorail Depot / Yard just north of Durban Station. She was havi... (more)

Railroad: Metrorail
Locomotive: Class 8E (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E8092
Train ID: -
Photo Date: October 05, 2013


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Oct 06, 2013

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Photo ID: 447235

Some real South African electric locomotive history in this line up standing in a disused South African Railway Goods Shed in Ladysmith. From right to left - Class 1E E25 (only two of the origina... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Class 1E (Electric)
Location: Ladysmith - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Locomotive #: E25
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 12, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Aug 14, 2013

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Photo ID: 444240

A late running Transkaroo from Cape Town to Johannesburg passes here through Tulbaghkloof, to the right just below the track is where the old road was.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1597
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 08, 2012


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jul 21, 2013

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Photo ID: 443741

Still sporting its original SAR red livery, GE class 34 #34-120 leads two stablemates in Spoornet blue livery, as they sweep around the long curve at Orient with a westbound container train bound ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 34 (GE U26C)
Location: Magaliesburg, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 34-120, 34-065, 34-478
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 07, 2013


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jul 17, 2013

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Photo ID: 440251

Light rain has started to fall giving the nose of 33014 a bit of shine as 2 Class 33s lead Rovos through Klein Brakrivier station.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: CLASS 33-000 TYPE GE U20C
Location: Southern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 33014
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 26, 2011


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jun 17, 2013

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Photo ID: 439992

SAR Class 8E, E8056, in her original South African Railway livery (Red & Whiskers) is hard at work shunting a Metrorail 5M Motor Coach at New Durban Yard. E8056 is one of a hundred (excluding an ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 8E (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E8056
Train ID: Shunt
Photo Date: April 07, 2012


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Jun 14, 2013

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Photo ID: 428103

E1504 features prominantly in this group of Class 6E1 locomotives, the majority of which still sport their original awesome South African Railway livery (SAR Red & Whiskers), at Bayhead. Bayhead ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1 (Electric)
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1504
Train ID: Light Units
Photo Date: March 04, 2011


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Mar 11, 2013

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Photo ID: 422270

It is late in the afternoon as the sun pops out from behind the clouds as 2 Class 33's leads a Rovos train downhill about to cross the Gouritz river heading to Cape Town.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: CLASS 33-000 TYPE GE U20C
Location: Southern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 33014
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 24, 2011


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jan 22, 2013

Views: 2,487
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Photo ID: 420831

Forty years after delivery of the last GE U26C class 34 diesels to the South African Railways (SAR) in 1973, some of these veterans continue to survive in their original SAR red livery with yellow... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 34 (GE U26C)
Location: Magaliesburg, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 34-120
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 23, 2012


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jan 10, 2013

Views: 1,188
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Photo ID: 420826

TRAINS CAN KILL.... to make motorists more aware of the dangers of arguing with a train, Transnet Freight Rail has erected large billboards at certain level crossings along the secondary main line... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 34 (GE U26C)
Location: Magaliesburg, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 34-120
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 23, 2012


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jan 10, 2013

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Photo ID: 418601

Having run light engine from Millsite depot in Krugersdorp, this quartet of class 34 GE U26C's has slowed to a crawl at the west end of Tarlton station, to allow the drivers assistant to climb dow... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 34 (GE U26C)
Location: Tarlton, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 34-120
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 23, 2012


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Dec 23, 2012

Views: 1,523
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Photo ID: 418416

Transnet Pipelines has a terminal loading facility (out of sight behind this train) at Tarlton on the Krugersdorp - Mafikeng line, from where rail tankers are loaded and dispatched almost daily to... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 34 (GE U26C)
Location: Tarlton, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: 34-121, 34-087
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 20, 2012


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Dec 21, 2012

Views: 966
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Photo ID: 414538

Shaft of sunlight catches 34-120 and four other 34 class diesels as they bring their train of soda ash towards Groot Marico

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 34
Location: Groot Marico, South Africa
Locomotive #: 34-120
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 11, 2012


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By: Aidan McCarthy

Added: Nov 11, 2012

Views: 1,423
Comments: 1

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