The Metramco steel beneficiation plant provides the background for FOTR's No. 3664 as she pulls away from Zonderwater siding.
FOTR's No. 3664 leaves Cullinan town early in the morning. The headgear of the Cullinan Diamond Mine is seen in the background. The largest rough gem-quality diamond (621.35 g/1.36 Pounds) ever fo... (more)
The Blue Train passing through the countryside near Stellenbosch
After being delayed by 45 minutes due to adverse signalling near Cape Town, the Blue Train is making up time as it passes through Paarl station
With a fresh Worcester crew in charge, the Blue Train is on its way north to Beaufort West. It is seen exiting the 2nd Hex River tunnel (approx 4.5km long)
No. 1555 in happier days at the head of the CT-JHB Trans-Karoo Express. Compare it now in photo 572855. For interest, also see photos 369843 and 369844 taken on the same day as this photo
19B No. 1412 and 19D No. 3321 passing though the scenic Vink River valley on the way to Worcester.
Some detail differences between 19B No. 1412 and 19D No. 3321 are apparent in this going-away shot
The prime aim of the Ceres Rail Company trip to Mossel Bay was to bring newly restored Class 19B No. 1412 back to Ceres. Here we see No. 1412 at the front of the train leaving Ashton along with 1... (more)
No. 3321 running along the Breede (broad) River valley south of Bonnievale
In fine weather, Jubilee is rated as one of THE prime railway photographic locations in South Africa. Normally, the Langeberg form an impressive backdrop to the scene, while the angle of the line ... (more)
The Langeberge (Long Mountains) loom over the scene as the Ceres Rail Company train descends the steep grades of Bonnievale Bank
Background: A Ceres Rail Excursion from Ceres to M... (more)
19D 3321 heads through the small settlement of Vleidam on the way to Mossel Bay
Background: A Ceres Rail Excursion from Ceres to Mossel Bay and return. Scheduled to run a distance of jus... (more)
19D 3321 passing through Bontebokskloof interloop at full chat
Background: A Ceres Rail Excursion from Ceres to Mossel Bay and return. Scheduled to run a distance of just under 800km ove... (more)
None of these 12 kids had ever seen a real steam train before. The excitement and noise when No.3321 came into view was incredible...
Background: A Ceres Rail Excursion from Ceres to... (more)