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

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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