South Africa

Three electric locomotives at the head of a Johannesburg - Durban special train for the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers, at Mooirivier on 16 April 1998.
A local train at Thornwood, near Durban, on 16 April 1998.
This railway conveys huge quantities of coal from mines in KwaZulu/Natal to Richards Bay on the Indian Ocean coast north of Durban, in trains 2.5km long and weighing 10,000 tonnes. Not bad for a railway with a gauge of only 3ft 6in (1065mm). The picture shows 5 locomotives at the head of such a train, approaching the Richards Bay export terminal on 17 April 1998.
A steam tourist service, the "Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe", used to operate twice daily on the George to Knysna route. 3635 takes the afternoon Knysna - George train over the Kaaimans River bridge on 27 April 1998.

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