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

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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