SAR Type AA-38 Kitchen car (twin unit with A-37)

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SAR Type AA-38 Kitchen car (twin unit with A-37)

Numbers:  331-339

Built by Wegmann Company, Germany
Introduced 1958
Building continued until 1959
Sleep 14 catering staff plus kitchen facilities.
Roller bearings

Tare 57 tons 0 cwt

All information and data is based on the type as it was in 1966.
Coaches 331 and 332 were originally painted for use on the Blue Train, 333-335 for use on the Orange Express.
However 332 was repainted red and grey in March 1965.
333 was repainted red and grey by 1966.
Matched with cars 101-109 in numerical sequence (e.g. 101 matched with 331, 102 with 332 etc.)
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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