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Sunday, June 6, 2010

Saturday 5 June Avontuur line Day 5

With the tour group dispersing today, it was possible for me to travel back towards Port Elizabeth for one last time as my return flight was not until Sunday.

The journey made was from Assegaaibos to Kabeljouwsrivier, a distance of 71 kilometres. Here we were met by a road vehicle as the train was only scheduled to go as far as Loerie today.
It was a wonderful opportunity to sit in a brake van with the door open and view the countryside passing by.
We made several stops to build up the fire.

 At Essenbos.

The road ahead.
Yes, they are twins! 

Keen interest in the working of a steam locomotive at Billson.
Lots of spectators at Humansdorp.

The descent to Kabeljouwsrivier

And so with a brief inspection of the diesel depot at Humewood Road after the road trip back to Port Elizabeth, the rail segment of the trip was over.

1 comment:

  1. Lovely set of photos. Love the angle at Humansdorp station. Where you on the watercolom tank? It was a great trip, one of the best I fired.