3ft 6" Cape Gauge

After some minor delays with the traffic permits GMAM 4114 was finally on its way to Sandstone this…

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Sandstone’s unique 6th class number 544 gets a clean-up.

Ex South African Railways Class 6C number 544 is one of a large number of this type of locomotive in…

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Historic ESKOM steam locomotives under threat.

Timeslive recently broke a story on the fate of ESKOM’s historic steam locomotives. Back in 2011, ES…

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Sandstone Heritage Trust South African Railways Class 19D

In September 2015 the last steam locomotive in full commercial service in South Africa, 19D Saai…

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Sandstone Heritage Trust South African Railways

3688 was acquired by the Sandstone Heritage Trust in 2016 after it was removed from the Transnet…

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Sappi-Saaicor 19D donated to Sandstone.Ex SAR 19D, Sappi no 2, has been donated to Sandstone by Sappi from the Saaicor Mill at Umkomaas in …

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Class 4AR 1555.

The first phase of the cosmetic restoration of 1555 is nearing conclusion with the locomotive now pa…

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4AR Number 1555 Cosmetic Restoration for Transnet

While the work on the NG10 continues, the team working on the 4AR, number 1555 for Transnet are maki…

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4AR number 1555

Work continues at Bloemfontein on Phase 1 of the cosmetic restoration of this loco for Transnet. Aft…

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The restoration of Class 4AR

The restoration of Class 4AR number 1555 foe Transnet Foundation.

The locomotive and tender have now…

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