SAR Type C-25 First class mainline coach

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SAR Type C-25 First Class mainline coach
 

Numbers:  788-793, 3701-3743, 8201-8238, 8240-8254, 8257-8260, 8262-8278, 8292-8435

 
Built variously at SAR Uitenhage, Salt River, Durban and Pretoria shops
(8201-8220 and 8262-8278 were imported)
Introduced 1933
Building continued until 1956
 
Seat 39 x 1st class passengers or sleep 26 x 1st class passengers.
 
11 x 5.5 inch journals (but 37xx and 8262 onwards had roller bearings)

Tare varies between 38 tons 17 cwt and 41 tons 10 cwt

 
Note:
All information and data is based on the type as it was in 1966.
 
Coach 8343 had one toilet converted to a shower and was painted white for use by the Governor-General's staff.
 
Note also that apartheid was being enforced at that time and coaches designated with a -C suffix had the relevant markings as shown in these drawings.

Copyright Susan Lawrence 2004

 
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C-33 1st Class C-34 1st Class D-31-C Composite D-32 Composite D-32-C Composite
D-37 Composite D-39 Composite E-12 2nd Class E-12-C 2nd Class E-13 2nd Class
E-13-C 2nd Class E-16 2nd Class F-12-C Composite H-9 3rd Class H-21 3rd Class
H-24 3rd Class K-36 Baggage/Guard K-42 Baggage/Guard K-45 Baggage/Guard K-51 Baggage/Guard
Private' Officers Coach        
         
 
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