The Beyer Garratts still working in Zimbabwe are the last remaining commercial steam operations in the world with these unique locomotives.
This film looks at all the types currently working in Zimbabwe using charter trains operations by Geoff's Trains a U.K. based tour company with many years of experience in Zimbabwe. See mighty 14A, 15A and 16A locomotives in action on the lines from Bulawayo to Cement, Plumtree and to Victoria Falls. Plus the 15A Garratts at Hwange Colliery and the 14A run by the Victoria Falls Steam Train Co.
The film includes archive footage of these locomotives in 1991 and 1996 plus maps of the lines and interviews with the staff of the Bulawayo Railway Museum.
Also included is the BCL Copper Mine 19D 4-8-2s at Selebe Phikwe in Botswana.