SAR Class 4E 1-Co-Co-1 Locomotive

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SAR Class 4E 1-Co-Co-1
Numbers:  E219 - E258

Introduced in 1952
Built jointly by General Electric and North British.



Loco. 156 tons 0 cwt

Total Horsepower



6 GEC WT 580 motors

Driving Wheels



131 800 lbs continuous

Note: All information and data is based on the type as it was in 1966.
Locos still extant at that date were E219 to E258.
Painted green when introduced.
Because of their extreme length and green colour they were known as "Green Mambas".

Copyright © Susan Lawrence 2005

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