SAR Type H - 21 Third class mainline coach

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SAR Type H-21 Third class mainline coach
Numbers:  2510,2646, 2663-2669, 2673-2687, 2689-2696, 2698-2727, 2729-2730, 2732-2738, 3146-3190, 3192-3213, 3215-3229, 3231-3234, 3236-3261, 3263-3267, 3269-3303, 3305-3337, 3339-3370.
Built variously at SAR Uitenhage, Salt River, Durban, Bloemfontein and Pretoria shops.
Introduced 1926
Building continued until 1953
Seat 68 x 3rd class passengers or sleep 51 x 3rd class passengers.
10 x 4.5 inch journals (2663-2666 have 11 x 5.5 inch journals)

Tare varies between 34 tons 18 cwt and 391 tons 10 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

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