SAR Class GF 4-6-2 + 2-6-4 Garratt Locomotive

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SAR Class GF 4-6-2 + 2-6-4
 
Numbers: 2370 - 2434
 
Introduced 1927.
Building continued to 1928.
Built by:-
Hanomag (2370 - 2406),  Henschel (2307 - 2434)
 
Weight Loco. 145 tons 11 cwt
Pressure 185 lbs
Cyls 16" x 26"
Driving Wheels 4' 6"
T.E. 34 200 lbs
Walschaerts valve gear
 
Note: All information and data is based on the type as it was in 1966.
Locos still extant in 1966: 2371 - 2418, 2421 - 2423, 2425 - 2427, 2429 - 2435.
First series locos weighed 143 tons 5 cwt.
2370, 2419, 2420 and 2432 sold to CFM (Mozambique) in 1928.
2424 scrapped after a serious accident in 1937.
 

Copyright Susan Lawrence 2006

 
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