RailPictures.Net Photo: E1603 / E1667 PRASA Class 6E1 (Electric) at Durban, South Africa by SAR Connecta
 
  Login Sign Up 


Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo


View Larger Map
PRASA (more..)
Class 6E1 (Electric) (more..)
New Durban Yard (Argyle Road Bridge) (more..)
Durban, South Africa (more..)
January 12, 2015
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
E1603 / E1667 (more..)
(more..)
SAR Connecta (more..)
Contact Photographer Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
Some fresh paint at the dawning of a new day. The first two of this class to be put into the PRASA "blue" livery. E1603 (with E1667 behind) are Class 6E1 Series 5 electric locomotives, that originally entered service in 1976, with what was then the South African Railways. Now falling under the PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) umbrella, they (along with four others of their type) have been in Durban at Transnet Engineering undergoing refurbishing and a repaint into the PRASA "blue" livery. It is believed that E1667 and E1603 (along with the other four) will be heading off to work in the Western Cape. Well done Transnet Engineering in Durban, as usual, beautiful work!
Community Response Photo Comments (1) 
Views: 1,954     Favorited: 6
Since added on March 31, 2016

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
 
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (3)+ Add to Album
Central Durban

Album created by member SAR Connecta
Album Views: 1,421
Photos taken in the Durban area, from the PRASA / Metrorail yards just North of Durban Station to Rossburgh Station including the Bayhead yards and along the Esplanade, Maydon Wharf and around Durban Harbour.
Class 6E1 Locomotives

Album created by member SAR Connecta
Album Views: 1,978
Photos of the South African Class 6E1 electric locomotives.
Fresh Paint - South Africa

Album created by member SAR Connecta
Album Views: 17,466
Nothing like a bit of fresh paint on the nose!
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album


EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

No header data found for this image.



Photo Copyright 2016 SAR Connecta. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2019. All Rights Reserved.