SAR Type D-32 Composite mainline coach
(1st, 2nd class)

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SAR Type D-32 Composite mainline coach (1st,2nd class)
 

Numbers:  1991-2024, 2026-2053, 2055-2077, 8501-8605

 
Built SAR Workshops, Durban, Salt River, Uitenhage, Bloemfontein
(1996 to 2026 were imported)
 
Seat 18 x 1st class passengers and 21 x 2nd class passengers or sleep 12 x 1st class passengers and 21 x 2nd class passengers.
 
Roller bearings, except 1991-1995, 2016, 2026 which had 11 x 5.5 inch journals and 2046-2057, which had 10 x 4.5 inch journals

Tare varies between 39 tons 3.4 cwt and 42 tons 14 cwt

 
Note:
All information and data is based on the type as it was in 1966.
 
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

 
A-37 Dining car AA-38 Kitchen car C-22 1st Class C-25 1st Class C-30 1st Class
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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