Synonyms for kaalfontein or Related words with kaalfontein
Examples of "kaalfontein"
The main picture shows Breda-built no. 2802, serving as school guard at Esselen Park, the Transnet School of Rail in
, Gauteng, on 21 September 2009.
All the Class 6E1, Series 6 locomotives were delivered in the SAR Gulf Red and yellow whiskers livery. The main picture shows no. E1708 in the Spoornet lined orange livery, passing through
on 8 October 2009. Illustrated below are some of the other liveries in which Series 6 locomotives served.
All the Class 6E1, Series 7 locomotives were delivered new in the SAR Gulf Red and yellow whiskers livery. The main picture shows no. E1807 in Spoornet maroon livery, passing through
on 23 September 2009. Illustrated below are some of the other liveries in which Series 7 locomotives served.
It was originally plinthed at the Railway College at Esselen Park in
, near Kempton Park in Transvaal. During the late 1950s, it was returned to SWA and plinthed in its present location in front of the station building in Windhoek.
Heavy rain caused the Jukskei River to burst its banks, affecting the R55 in Kyalami where a bridge was covered in debris and blocked off. The suburb of Buccleuch was allegedly declared a state of emergency, Woodmead Drive was closed to traffic as was Tom Jones Road in Benoni. Around 10 cars were pushed down an embankment off the N3. Trains running between Germiston and
were affected by the flooding, while trains from Johannesburg to Pretoria and Tembisa are turning around at Germiston station, and trains from Pretoria and Tembisa are stopping at
. Flooding was reported in Midrand, Edenvale and Bedfordview; while a three-year-old girl was swept away in Alexandra. Housing and cars were also swept away in Alexandra, and the Gauteng Human Settlements Department was providing temporary accommodation while the Province had set up the Johannesburg Disaster Management Centre. A boundary wall collapsed at the Johannesburg Zoo and another wall collapsed in Houghton. According to emergency services, six people died during the flooding. According to the Johannesburg Road Agency, the R55 bridge in Kyalami collapsed, the John Nhlanhla bridge in Alexandra and the Buccleuch bridge washed away, and all low-lying bridges between Kyalami and Dainfern flooded.
Composite Household Cavalry Regiment reinforcements consisting of two officers and 20 troopers drawn from all three Household regiments, under 1st Life Guards command had arrived at Bloemfontein on 20 April for a well earned rest, while the Blues were still bivouacked. The Blues under Sir John French were left on the road: the line of retreat was blocked by De Wet who moved to cut off the convoys sent along the Thaba Nchu-Bloemfontein Road. Still in Broadwood's brigade, the Household Cavalry Regiment marched to Krantz Kraal to join an infantry brigade and divisional commander Major-General Ian Hamilton who marched on 30 April. During the night 4th Cavalry brigade was sent up as reinforcement and the Boers now heavily outnumbered by Broadwoood on the flank, beat a hasty retreat on 1 May, but not before inflicting heavy casualties on the cavalry. These brilliant marches covered hundreds of miles, such as the latter from
to Thaba Nchu. But the next month another 300 miles would be traversed interspersed with episodic periods of fierce fighting. On 3 May Broadwood despatched a squadron led by Viscount Sudley, a Captain in the Royal Horse Guards to gallop to exploit between two converging enemy forces of 4,000 and 1,000 men respectively over the Brandfort Ridge through a gauntlet of fire left and right. Lieutenant Rose was a casualty. The decisive action drove off the Boer infantry and enabled Broadwood to capture Welkom Farm on the Vet River the following day. Hon Charles Wyndham, also a Lieutenant, attached to the Blues, but initially a Life Guard was wounded in the skirmish at Kopje. On 10 May the Blues detachment under Colonel Fenwick bivouacked in the east of Ventersburg township, Two days later French's Winburg Column was able wheel round to capture the Boer HQ at Kroonstad with 1st and 4th Cavalry brigades. On 5 June the Household Cavalry Regiment occupied Poort north of Pretoria in an advanced position ahead of brigade. Roberts and Hamilton insisted on an arduous march in which the army lost 9,000 men, falling disproportionately on the Cavalry who lost 30% of their strength in 34 days.
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