IN HD, 2007 &
SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS
150 Years, 1860-2011
by: Jean Dulez
If you are an enthusiast of Railway
Operations, or just enjoy something different, then this website is for
you. It contains information about railway related videos (DVDs) and
books, with the emphasis on South African Steam Train operations,
that are available for your viewing and or reading pleasure. The videos
can be ordered by simply sending an e-mail or letter to Vidrail. See
details on the
Contact Us page.
is a selection of Railway DVDs from overseas, use the menu above
to select the continent for a list of the videos available.
the South African Related videos is Jean Dulez who grew up in South Africa in the
late 1950s and has amassed a wonderful collection of photographs and video
footage of South African Railways steam and modern traction operations
since he was a youngster. Jean has compiled his collection of video footage into superbly
produced videos and all are "a must have" for the enthusiast and collector.
The videos are beautifully assembled with detailed commentary and the evocative
sounds that only steam trains can make.
On the Links page you will
find mention of a number of Steam Train preservation organisations in South
Africa that have brought back to life a variety of Steam Engines
that are available for Steam Train Safaris and Tours throughout South Africa.
The majority of these Steam Engines and carriages saw service with South African
Railways and today ply their trade
in a more leisurely fashion giving railway enthusiasts and the general public alike an opportunity to
enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of a bygone era of Steam Trains
by way of open days, daily excursions or holiday adventures of a
We hope you enjoy browsing
through this website and look forward to any comments, contributions or
suggestions you may have.