Modern Traction Southern Africa 1991 to 2012 - Part 2

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This video brings the viewer a wide variety of electric and diesel traction haulage scenes on the Transnet, MetroRail and Namibian railway systems.

There are also cross border traffic scenes filmed between South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mozambique, as well as some scenes in Lubumbashi, capital of Katanga province of the Congo (DRC).

Guest appearances from some steam hauled special trains at times, as relevant to the modern traction theme with crossings, service  assistance and changeovers of motive power.

  • Komatipoort yard with CFM traffic and scenes right inside Maputo’s main yard 6E1, 8E, 10E, 37 & various diesels
  • Another review in the Gauteng area (Johannesburg and Pretoria) with the last of semaphore signalling
  • Northern Cape, Mafeking with traffic from Botswana various diesels and Port Elizabeth narrow gauge class 91
  • Trans Namib train operations over this desert country with class 32 & 33 plus new Chinese import locomotives
  • Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia cross border operations, a trip to Katanga in the DRC, various diesels & safari tours
  • New classes from Transnet 39. 43, 15E, 19E & MetroRail EMUs plus mine traffic with various diesels
  • Transnet heavy haul update 2010-2011
  • Gautrain standard gauge rapid link from construction to operation with Bombardier Electrostar sets

Produced by Jean Dulez

Product Specifications
Media Format DVDR
Video Format PAL
Region ALL
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Audio Format DOLBY 2.0
Running Time 150 MIN

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