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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: 353232

Transnet's Phelophepa health care train rolling along just south of Wolseley.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1869
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 21, 2011


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jan 31, 2011

Views: 2,044
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Photo ID: 352529

Early on a windy morning sees the Transnet's Phelophepa health care train heading north.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1869
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 21, 2011


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jan 23, 2011

Views: 2,260
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Photo ID: 341101

Always nice to see SAR red and yellow in the lead, today leading the Johannesburg to Cape Town Economy train.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1603
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 19, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Oct 12, 2010

Views: 2,969
Comments: 2

Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 337455

6E1 1567 and partner lead Rovos Rail out of Cape Town station to Pretoria. This train is the ultimate in luxury and compares with the Orient Express.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: 6E1 1567
Train ID: Rovos Rail
Photo Date: September 09, 2010


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By: Stefan Andrzejewski

Added: Sep 11, 2010

Views: 2,750
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Photo ID: 333140

A pan shot of E1567 leading the afternoon freight train out of Bellville.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1567
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 19, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jul 30, 2010

Views: 2,816
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Photo ID: 327752

What a rare find today! When I saw this train I thought 4 class 33's were leading which is something rare by itself, but when the train went past I noticed the 4th loco is actually a class 35 (GE... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: CLASS 33-400 TYPE GE U20C
Location: Southern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 33510
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 11, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Jun 11, 2010

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Photo ID: 319482

As the sun plays hide and seek amongst the clouds, a 6E1 in original SAR red livery leads three orange sisters on a short mixed freight from Belville to Worcester, seen here near Malan. The third ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Malan, Western Cape province, South Africa
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 12, 2010


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Apr 02, 2010

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Photo ID: 318939

Lines of electric locomotives are stored at Touws River. This place was chosen for it`s arid climate. It rained during our visit!

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Class 5E1
Location: Touws River, South Africa
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 13, 1996


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By: phil cotterill

Added: Mar 29, 2010

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Photo ID: 312922

The CPT to PE Premier Classe passing through Malan at a nice pace with the leading 6E1 in the old SAR red and yellow still looking in a great condition.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Western Cape, Wellington, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1597
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 29, 2010


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Feb 03, 2010

Views: 2,462
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Photo ID: 312283

Newly outshopped 6E1 E1657 in purple "Shosholoza Meyl" livery, teams up with a very grubby E1496 in original SAR red to work the Johannesburg - Cape Town "Premier Classe".

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Gatsrand, North West Province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1657 & E1496
Train ID: Premier Classe
Photo Date: December 17, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jan 29, 2010

Views: 3,168
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Photo ID: 308484

A northbound freight behind a pair of 6E1's is held at Irene to allow a southbound Metrorail EMU from Pretoria to cross over from the Up Main to the Down Main loop for its scheduled station stop (... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Irene, Gauteng Province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1276 & E 1520
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 17, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Dec 28, 2009

Views: 2,988
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Photo ID: 308274

One of my rarest catches of the year! Only 3 or 4 sets of passenger coaches remain in their original South African Railways (SAR) red and grey livery, and these are only used in peak holiday perio... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 6E1
Location: Koppies, Free State province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1593
Train ID: 47236
Photo Date: December 16, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Dec 26, 2009

Views: 3,170
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Photo ID: 306959

A class 8E heavy shunting locomotive, in original SAR red livery, awaiting repairs at Transnet Rail Engineering's Koedoespoort workshops, along with a couple of class 18E's in Spoornet blue. The ... (more)

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: Class 8E
Location: Pretoria, Gauteng province, South Africa
Locomotive #: E8088
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 19, 2009


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Dec 13, 2009

Views: 3,366
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Photo ID: 306255

A light drizzle was falling on this Monday morning as the Voorbaai - Worcester freight rolls through the town of Riversdal.

Railroad: Transnet Freight Rail
Locomotive: CLASS 33-000 TYPE GE U20C
Location: Southern Cape, South Africa
Locomotive #: 33006
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 30, 2009


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Dec 06, 2009

Views: 2,181
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Photo ID: 303175

It was quite a hot day as the daily sitter train from JHB arrives in the Cape while a Metro train passes on the left.

Railroad: Shosholoza Meyl
Locomotive: 6E1 Electric
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Locomotive #: E1481
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 21, 2009


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By: Fanie Kleynhans

Added: Nov 07, 2009

Views: 2,646
Comments: 1

Favorited: 4
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