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Col André Kritzinger's Collection
 
3/29/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Col André Kritzinger
Dates:11/13/2014 - 11/13/2014
Album Info:Weird and wonderful track maintenance contraptions, trolleys, roadrailers, cranes, industrial shunters and other strange vehicles that also run on South Africa's rails.
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Funkey Shunter (Mouton's)
Title:  Funkey Shunter (Mouton's)
Description:  This Funkey shunter is leased from Moutons Transport & Siviel of Vredenburg for use at Moorreesburg station to shunt grain wagons at the station silos.
Photo Date:  7/12/2007  Upload Date: 7/14/2007 5:28:57 PM
Location:  Moorreesburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  403   Comments: 0
Hunslet Shunter (Paton's Country NGR)
Title:  Hunslet Shunter (Paton's Country NGR)
Description:  The 2 foot gauge Hunslet diesel shunter of the Paton's Country Narrow Gauge Railroad at Ixopo.
Photo Date:  6/4/2005  Upload Date: 2/4/2007 11:32:59 AM
Location:  Ixopo, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  575   Comments: 0
Hunslet Shunter (Sandstone 3)
Title:  Hunslet Shunter (Sandstone 3)
Description:  The Sandstone Heritage Trust's 2 foot gauge Hunslet 0-6-0 diesel shunter # 3 at rest in the loco shed.
Photo Date:  4/9/2006  Upload Date: 2/4/2007 11:27:56 AM
Location:  Ficksburg, FS, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  425   Comments: 0
Hunslet Shunter (Morena)
Title:  Hunslet Shunter (Morena)
Description:  The Durban based Hunslet industrial shunter "Morena" standing at ease in Durban's Bayhead Yard.
Photo Date:  8/12/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 1:16:52 PM
Location:  Bayhead Yard, Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  402   Comments: 0
Viking Trackmobile Shunter
Title:  Viking Trackmobile Shunter
Description:  The Viking Trackmobile Road-Rail Tractor uses a weight transfer system for traction. It couples up with the wagons and, via hydraulics, goes from 5 tons to 45 tons tractive effort for shunting. Uncouples and goes back to 5 tons.
Photo Date:  7/14/2011  Upload Date: 7/19/2011 3:00:19 PM
Location:  Saldanha, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  593   Comments: 0
Zephir Road Rail Tractor
Title:  Zephir Road Rail Tractor
Description:  The Zephir is a TRE shunter, a road-rail tractor where the steel wheels guide the rubber tyres, while traction is off the rubber tyres. The units are the same size as a 16 ton Funkey.
Photo Date:  7/14/2011  Upload Date: 7/19/2011 3:01:25 PM
Location:  Saldanha, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  1104   Comments: 0
Zephir Road Rail Tractor
Title:  Zephir Road Rail Tractor
Description:  The Zephir is a TRE shunter, a road-rail tractor where the steel wheels guide the rubber tyres, while traction is off the rubber tyres. The units are the same size as a 16 ton Funkey.
Photo Date:  7/14/2011  Upload Date: 7/19/2011 3:02:20 PM
Location:  Saldanha, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  311   Comments: 0
SAR Ballast Plough (Side A)
Title:  SAR Ballast Plough (Side A)
Description:  This ballast plough is not marked as belonging to either Plasserail or Lennings Rail Services and also bears no visible code or number.
Photo Date:  1/13/2010  Upload Date: 1/13/2010 4:49:29 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  329   Comments: 0
SAR Ballast Plough (Side B)
Title:  SAR Ballast Plough (Side B)
Description:  This ballast plough is not marked as belonging to either Plasserail or Lennings Rail Services and also bears no visible code or number.
Photo Date:  1/13/2010  Upload Date: 1/13/2010 4:56:14 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  292   Comments: 0
Plasserail 09-16 CAT (Side A)
Title:  Plasserail 09-16 CAT (Side A)
Description:  Plasserail's "Rooikat" (or "Lynx" on the other side) 09-16 Continuous Action Tamping machine.
Photo Date:  8/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 1:48:15 PM
Location:  Bayhead Yard, Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  497   Comments: 0
Plasserail 09-16 CAT (Side B)
Title:  Plasserail 09-16 CAT (Side B)
Description:  Plasserail's "Rooikat" (or "Lynx" on this side) 09-16 Continuous Action Tamping machine.
Photo Date:  8/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 1:52:53 PM
Location:  Bayhead Yard, Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  468   Comments: 0
Plasserail IM2000 (Side A)
Title:  Plasserail IM2000 (Side A)
Description:  Just when are they going to show up with the catenary? Plasserail's IM2000 Infrastructure Measuring Vehicle in the Bellville yard.
Photo Date:  7/21/2009  Upload Date: 7/22/2009 8:54:25 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  352   Comments: 0
Plasserail IM2000 (Side B)
Title:  Plasserail IM2000 (Side B)
Description:  It can almost pass as a lcomotive..... Plasserail's IM2000 Infrastructure Measuring Vehicle in transit near Bellville Station.
Photo Date:  7/10/2006  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 3:01:08 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  519   Comments: 1
Plasserail PTS 90 (Side A)
Title:  Plasserail PTS 90 (Side A)
Description:  Plasserail's PTS 90 Dynamic Stabiliser machine in transit between Potchefstroom and Carletonville.
Photo Date:  5/3/2006  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 2:49:48 PM
Location:  Boskop, NW, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  379   Comments: 0
Plasserail PTS 90 (Side B)
Title:  Plasserail PTS 90 (Side B)
Description:  Plasserail's PTS 90 Dynamic Stabiliser machine on a nightstop at Laingsburg Station.
Photo Date:  8/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 2:13:38 PM
Location:  Laingsburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  324   Comments: 0
Plasserail TBW 165 (Side A)
Title:  Plasserail TBW 165 (Side A)
Description:  Plasserail's TBW 165 and some other equipment parked at Laingsburg Station for the night.
Photo Date:  8/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 2:20:48 PM
Location:  Laingsburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  368   Comments: 0
Plasserail Shingwedzi (Side A)
Title:  Plasserail Shingwedzi (Side A)
Description:  Plasserail's "Shingwedzi" (Elephant) Mobile Maintenance machine in transit near Bellville Station.
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 2:55:26 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  850   Comments: 0
Plasserail MOM 020 (Side B)
Title:  Plasserail MOM 020 (Side B)
Description:  Plasserail's MOM 020 passing through the Cnturion yard.
Photo Date:  10/7/2009  Upload Date: 11/12/2009 11:55:56 AM
Location:  Centurion, Pretoria, GP, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  236   Comments: 0
Lennings RWT 1 (Side A)
Title:  Lennings RWT 1 (Side A)
Description:  Lennings Rail Services' RWT 1 approaching its base camp on Empangeni Station. The contraption is used to clear rockfall debris from cuttings.
Photo Date:  8/14/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 3:01:50 PM
Location:  Empangeni, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  293   Comments: 0
Lennings RWT 1 (Side B)
Title:  Lennings RWT 1 (Side B)
Description:  Lennings Rail Services' RWT 1 approaching its base camp on Empangeni Station. The contraption is used to clear rockfall debris from cuttings.
Photo Date:  8/14/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 2:29:27 PM
Location:  Empangeni, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  329   Comments: 0
Lennings BC 5 (Side B)
Title:  Lennings BC 5 (Side B)
Description:  Lennings Rail Services' BC 5 ballast cleaner at rest in Durban's Bayhead yard.
Photo Date:  8/12/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 3:14:20 PM
Location:  Bayhead Yard, Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  286   Comments: 0
Lennings BC 1 (Side B)
Title:  Lennings BC 1 (Side B)
Description:  Lennings Rail Services' BC 1 ballast cleaner at rest in Beaufort West's yard.
Photo Date:  8/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 3:08:59 PM
Location:  Beaufort West, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  322   Comments: 0
Lennings BR 3 (Side A)
Title:  Lennings BR 3 (Side A)
Description:  Lennings Rail Services' BR 3 ballast regulator at rest in Laingsburg Station.
Photo Date:  8/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 3:26:26 PM
Location:  Laingsburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  280   Comments: 0
Lennings TS 4-02 (Side B)
Title:  Lennings TS 4-02 (Side B)
Description:  Lennings Rail Services' TS 4-02 Series 4 tamper riding on a flat wagon, at rest in Beaufort West's yard.
Photo Date:  8/27/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 3:39:36 PM
Location:  Beaufort West, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  283   Comments: 0
Lennings OMV2 (Side B)
Title:  Lennings OMV2 (Side B)
Description:  Lennings OMV2 parked at Laingsburg Station for the night. It has two pantographs, runs off the rear one or on diesel, so my guess is that OMV means Overhead Maintenance Vehicle.
Photo Date:  9/15/2009  Upload Date: 11/12/2009 11:31:18 AM
Location:  Laingsburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  305   Comments: 0
SAR Crane (Side A)
Title:  SAR Crane (Side A)
Description:  Crane 199 is retired and at present, still accompanied by its life long partner wagon, residing in the Beaconsfield Yard at Kimberley.
Photo Date:  8/25/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 3:58:27 PM
Location:  Beaufort West, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  570   Comments: 0
SAR Cowans Sheldon Crane (Side A)
Title:  SAR Cowans Sheldon Crane (Side A)
Description:  During its free time when not required to clear up train wrecks, the crane at Beaconsfield assists with lifting locomotives off their bogies for shop repairs.
Photo Date:  9/17/2009  Upload Date: 11/12/2009 11:33:43 AM
Location:  Beaconsfield, Kimberley, NC, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  671   Comments: 2
SAR Gottwald Crane (Bellville) (Side A)
Title:  SAR Gottwald Crane (Bellville) (Side A)
Description:  When Bellville's Gottwald crane is resting in the loco yard, it's good news!
Photo Date:  5/24/2009  Upload Date: 5/25/2009 6:53:46 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  616   Comments: 1
SAR Gottwald Crane (Pretoria) (Side B)
Title:  SAR Gottwald Crane (Pretoria) (Side B)
Description:  There can be no doubt about the home base of Spoornet's Gottwald crane number 592!
Photo Date:  8/20/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 4:20:17 PM
Location:  Capital Park, Pretoria, GP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  782   Comments: 1
SAR Gottwald Crane (Krugersdorp) (Side B)
Title:  SAR Gottwald Crane (Krugersdorp) (Side B)
Description:  Krugersdorp's Gottwald crane passing through Kaalfontein.
Photo Date:  9/23/2009  Upload Date: 11/12/2009 11:46:09 AM
Location:  Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  1258   Comments: 1
SAR Gottwald Crane (Germiston) (Side B)
Title:  SAR Gottwald Crane (Germiston) (Side B)
Description:  Germiston's Gottwald crane at rest at the locomotive depot in Capital Park.
Photo Date:  10/1/2009  Upload Date: 11/12/2009 11:51:24 AM
Location:  Capital Park, Pretoria, GP, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  1998   Comments: 3
TFR Kirow Crane 601
Title:  TFR Kirow Crane 601
Description:  Transnet Freight Rail's new Kirow 160T Breakdown Crane No. 601 on its delivery run from Durban Harbour.
Photo Date:  6/20/2012  Upload Date: 7/15/2012 3:31:13 PM
Location:  Boughton, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Wreck
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Views:  1916   Comments: 0
TFR Kirow Crane 602
Title:  TFR Kirow Crane 602
Description:  Transnet Freight Rail's new Kirow 160T Breakdown Crane No. 602 on its delivery run from Durban Harbour.
Photo Date:  6/20/2012  Upload Date: 7/15/2012 3:57:24 PM
Location:  Boughton, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Wreck
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Views:  2804   Comments: 0
SAR RoadRailer (Isuzu Bakkie)
Title:  SAR RoadRailer (Isuzu Bakkie)
Description:  A Spoornet Isuzu bakkie adapted for use on road and rails parked near the derailment scene at Moorreesburg.
Photo Date:  6/9/2007  Upload Date: 6/10/2007 4:35:10 PM
Location:  Moorreesburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  501   Comments: 0
SAR RoadRailer (Nissan Truck)
Title:  SAR RoadRailer (Nissan Truck)
Description:  A Spoornet Nissan Diesel light truck, adapted for use on road and rails and named "Ramoeshe", approaches Capital Park Station in Pretoria.
Photo Date:  9/29/2006  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 4:30:12 PM
Location:  Capital Park, Pretoria, GP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  459   Comments: 0
SAR RoadRailer (Nissan Truck)
Title:  SAR RoadRailer (Nissan Truck)
Description:  A Spoornet Nissan Diesel light truck, adapted for use on road and rails and allocated to the Malmesbury area, at the scene of the derailment at Biesiesfontein Farm near Moorreesburg.
Photo Date:  6/9/2007  Upload Date: 6/10/2007 4:41:01 PM
Location:  Moorreesburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  661   Comments: 0
SAR RoadRailer (Toyota Dyno)
Title:  SAR RoadRailer (Toyota Dyno)
Description:  A Spoornet Toyota Dyno light truck, adapted for use on road and rails, speeding past Kemp siding.
Photo Date:  8/17/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 5:06:07 PM
Location:  Kemp, MP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  289   Comments: 0
SAR Track Inspection Trolley
Title:  SAR Track Inspection Trolley
Description:  This little track inspection trolley is short enough to be turned around between the single line platforms at Esplanade station.
Photo Date:  4/21/2006  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 3:46:00 PM
Location:  Esplanade, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  534   Comments: 0
SAR Trolley (Trackmaster)
Title:  SAR Trolley (Trackmaster)
Description:  A Trackmaster trolley parked in Laingsburg station.
Photo Date:  8/1/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 5:27:51 PM
Location:  Laingsburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SAS K790029(Trolley)
Views:  341   Comments: 0
SAR Trolley (Trackmaster)
Title:  SAR Trolley (Trackmaster)
Description:  A Trackmaster track inspection trolley parked inside the trolley enclosure at Ermelo Station.
Photo Date:  6/10/2005  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 3:51:14 PM
Location:  Ermelo, MP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SAS K8945094(Trolley)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
SAR RoadRailer (Toyota Venture)
Title:  SAR RoadRailer (Toyota Venture)
Description:  Picture by Jan Janse van Rensburg. SAR's Transpect Mk III is a Toyota Venture pickup converted for track inspection use.
Photo Date:  6/26/2006  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 3:29:25 PM
Location:  Musina, LP, ZA
Author:  Jan Janse van Rensburg
Categories:  Track
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Views:  1595   Comments: 0
SAR RoadRailer (Toyota Venture)
Title:  SAR RoadRailer (Toyota Venture)
Description:  A Spoornet Toyota Venture panel van converted for track inspection use. This model has a bogie instead of the usual full size front wheels.
Photo Date:  6/10/2005  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 3:35:33 PM
Location:  Ermelo, MP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  416   Comments: 0
SAR RoadRailer (Toyota Venture)
Title:  SAR RoadRailer (Toyota Venture)
Description:  A Spoornet Toyota Venture panel van converted for track inspection use.
Photo Date:  6/10/2005  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 3:36:46 PM
Location:  Ermelo, MP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
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Views:  358   Comments: 0
SAR Trolley (Luxrailer)
Title:  SAR Trolley (Luxrailer)
Description:  A Luxrailer track inspection trolley parked inside the trolley enclosure at Ermelo Station.
Photo Date:  6/10/2005  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 4:07:36 PM
Location:  Ermelo, MP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SAS K9545023(Trolley)
Views:  414   Comments: 0
SAR Trolley (Luxrailer)
Title:  SAR Trolley (Luxrailer)
Description:  A Luxrailer track inspection trolley running down the underpass towards the Bellville Yards.
It bears the same running number as a different model trolley photographed at Beaufort West on 28 May 2013.
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 4:18:35 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SAS K9500001(Trolley)
Views:  458   Comments: 0
SAR Trolley (Luxrailer)
Title:  SAR Trolley (Luxrailer)
Description:  A Luxrailer track inspection trolley parked at Beaufort West Loco.
It bears the same running number as a different model trolley photographed at Bellville on 19 July 2006.
Photo Date:  5/28/2013  Upload Date: 6/10/2013 11:40:01 AM
Location:  Beaufort West, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SAS K9500001(Trolley)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
SAR Trolley (Luxrailer)
Title:  SAR Trolley (Luxrailer)
Description:  A Luxrailer trolley heads south through Empangeni station.
Photo Date:  8/14/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 5:39:57 PM
Location:  Empangeni, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SAS K9625001(Trolley)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
SAR Trolley (Luxrailer)
Title:  SAR Trolley (Luxrailer)
Description:  A Luxrailer track inspection trolley approaching Capital Park Station in Pretoria.
Photo Date:  9/29/2006  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 4:25:12 PM
Location:  Capital Park, Pretoria, GP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SAS KDS980004P(Trolley)
Views:  412   Comments: 0
SAR Trolley (Luberailer) (Side A)
Title:  SAR Trolley (Luberailer) (Side A)
Description:  The Luberailer is the catenary lubricating version of Spoornet's Luxrailer trolleys and is also used to monitor the condition of the overhead cable.
Photo Date:  8/26/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 6:13:34 PM
Location:  De Aar, NC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SAS K9510001(Trolley)
Views:  429   Comments: 0
SAR Trolley (Luberailer) (Side B)
Title:  SAR Trolley (Luberailer) (Side B)
Description:  The Luberailer is the catenary lubricating version of Spoornet's Luxrailer trolleys and is also used to monitor the condition of the overhead cable.
Photo Date:  8/26/2007  Upload Date: 10/29/2007 6:22:41 PM
Location:  De Aar, NC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SAS K9510001(Trolley)
Views:  420   Comments: 0


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