Rolling Stock


"Susan" Boiler tubes replacement in progress, back in steam 2017
Last surviving Class 12AR.  Was once the Germiston station pilot.
Has Vesconite
-equipped valve gear.

12AR No.1535 details and photos

"Dorothy"
Restoration in progress back in steam 2017
Has Vesconite-equipped valve gear.
Tender bogies to be converted to roller bearings.
Locomotive is intact and in safe, covered storage.
Boiler tubes replacement in progress
Wheels are machined and ready to be fitted back to the frame

15CA No.2056 details


"Dolly 2540" Not operational / soon under restoration
Borsig buit 19D, Builders No.14657
Locomotive is intact and in safe, covered storage
Runs with a torpedo tender.



"Gerda" Not operational
Locomotive is intact and in safe, covered storage
Mechanical Stoker. Has a long range EW type tender from Class 23.
Was based at Millsite, Krugersdorp.
Wears a unique dusky midnight-blue colour scheme.
Out of service – awaiting funding for repairs to wasted firebox front corners.


"Vreni" Fully Operational
Mechanically stoked 15F  - runs with long range EW type tender.
Fully operational.
Only operable Class 15F in South Africa.

15F No.3046 details and photos

"Elize" Not operational (needs new steal tyrs)
Ex condenser.  Runs with an original 25NC tender instead of a ‘worshond.’
Was one of the last regular steam engines to pull the Trans Karoo
Only operable class 25NC in South Africa although other intact examples exist.
Wheels need to be changed, spares are in stock.
25NC No.3472 details and photos

Hunslet Taylor Fully operational
Hunslet Taylor, 100HP
1951-built diesel-hydraulic Gardner-engined shunting locomotive.

Coach No.127 "Kango" Fully operational

Coach No.172 details and photos
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