Private 68 was built by Metro-Cammell on 15th August 1929. What a way to see South Africa - far more scenic than a quick flight. Type C-9. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository, 105 is a dining car part of a twin set number 105-335 "Sezela" . (8662658409).jpg, Private saloon 78 is a former C-22 number 8156. BJ's is a restaurant group that, at the time, was contracted by Spoornet to do the catering on the Shosholoza Meyl's long distance routes. It is an ex SAR coach that was restored and converted to a luxury coach with either two Royal suites, three DeLuxe suites or five Pullman suites by Rovos Rail, a private luxury passenger train operator with its headquarters at Capital Park in Pretoria.According to the official drawings coach 8158 is an SAR Type C-22, but the C-22 was a sheathed wood articulated coach with peaked roof ends. According to the coach number, this should be a lounge car, but the window arrangement and appearance is that of a first class passenger coach. General Manager DHC du Plessis fancied the “smoke grey” livery of the 5Ms but it was not a success. This one was renumbered for use in non revenue service. Side A is the compartment side and its original interior layout was, from the left, a toilet, eight six-bed compartments, one three-bed coupe, and a toilet.SAR Type H-32, Number range 3451 to 3670, Built 1961-62, Length over headstocks 65' 5", Height 13' 0", Width 9' 4", To sleep 51, To seat 68. Due to the aging fleet of Westrail's wooden coaches and as Hotham Valley was gradually expanding it’s operations, there were certain limitations and restrictions associated, so to avoid this in 1987, Hotham Valley initiated a world wide search for a large fleet of modern stainless steel coaches that would meet the needs of the railway. This kitchen car was built in Germany for the SAR and is painted in the Premier Classe livery. This baggage car is painted in MOW gray and yellow. These coaches were built from 1913 right through to 1930, many being produced in South Africa. The biggest challenges for PRASA were its old and dilapidated railway infrastructure, long queues, overcrowding and unreliable trains. This one was restored for use by The Union Limited, a luxury passenger train operated by Transnet for a while. We trade in new and used rolling stock having sold locomotives and rolling stock globally; territories including Australia, Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. Windows and additional doors were installed to convert it to a caboose for MOW/breakdown service, and it is inscribed DIESEL DEPOT NOODSPAN. High Speed Commuter Rail - The Gautrain. (According to the official drawings coach 8202 is an SAR Type C-25, but the C-25 coach has peaked roof ends, five compartments and three coupes. It has two pairs of plugdoor type sliding doors and was converted to a power wagon. BJ's is a restaurant group that, at the time, was contracted by Spoornet to do the catering on the Shosholoza Meyl's long distance routes. Bullet Train, South Africa - Gautrain. Built in Germany by Wegmann on 23-1-1959 she is type A-37. Its two pairs of plugdoor type sliding doors were removed and car ramps were installed to convert it to a car carrier for passengers' private vehicles. (17449756763).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Accommodation coach nbr 126324 (14953682640).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Accommodation coach nbr 135266 (14953623079).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Coach nbr 120141 (15117368966).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Coach nbr 126366 (14953781487).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Coach nbr 135087 (15140316155).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Coach nbr 135143 (14953549129).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Coach nbr 14369 (15140359315).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Dental Clinic coach nbr 135215 (15140278715).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Diner coach nbr 14394 (15117342326).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Eye Clinic coach nbr 135120 (15139890782).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Eye Clinic coach nbr 135121 (15117252226).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Kitchen coach nbr 135162 (14953699340).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Management coach nbr 135253 (14953585299).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Pharmacy coach nbr 135118 (15137276211).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Power van nbr 120123 (15140387515).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Psychology- Health Clinic coach nbr 135236 (14953753017).jpg, Transnet Phelophepa II- Roche Health Clinic coach nbr 134041 (15137323071).jpg, Transnet Test Coach 15083 (23868833106).jpg, Union Limited 800. Our Coach 1893 however was one of a batch of 8 that were imported in 1926. A number is also in use by Israel Railways. Side B is the passage side and judging from the window arrangement, its original interior layout was, from the right, a toilet, two four-bed compartments, two two-bed coupes, three four-bed compartments, a shower, and a toilet. This second class coach has squared roof peak ends and a closed vestibule at each end. Side B is the passage side and its interior layout is, from the right, a toilet, a lounge laid out in three sections, and a bar in the corner on the A side.SAR Type B-8, Number range 807 (THIS ONE) and 808, Built 1963, Length over headstocks 65' 5", Height 13' 0", Width 9' 4", To seat 21. (8668791046).jpg, Compo 2nd Class, Native and Goods Guard Van number 2602 (11249392934).jpg, Former A-1 this dining car 417 which partnered with 418 is of Japanese built in May 1968 by Tokyu Car Co. (8668516655).jpg, Former CGR mainline coach number 468 built by Metro-Cammell in Sept 1903 at the cost of £2819. Prasa owns 2 280 Kilometers of South Africa's rail network and uses some the 22 000 Kilometers of rail track under the control of Transnet.It has 585 train stations and total fleet of 4 735 coaches, with an overall staff complement of 18 207. Built in Pretoria, Dec 1937. Hauled and unloaded through a rotary dumper or bottom discharge. Side A is the compartment side and its original interior layout was, from the left, a toilet, eight six-bed compartments, one three-bed coupe, and a toilet. TMH to supply 1300 passenger coaches to Egyptian National Railways … (8668378643).jpg, Rovos Rail. Sitemap to all pages on the Train Site . This lounge car is painted in the Premier Classe livery. Side A is the compartment side and its interior layout is, from the left, a toilet, two six-bed compartments, two three-bed coupes, three six-bed compartments, a three-bed coupe, and a toilet.SAR Type E-16, Length over headstocks 63' 5", Height 12' 5 13/16", Width 9' 3 3/16", To sleep 39. The interior layout is, from the left, a baggage room with two dog boxes on the A side and a toilet on the B side, the conductor's cabin with exit doors on both sides, and a baggage room with two dog boxes on the B side.SAR Type K-51, Number range 3931 to 4000 (this one's number faals outside that range), imported in 1961, Length over headstocks 65' 5 3/16", Height 12' 11 3/16", Width 9' 4". This baggage car is painted in the Premier Classe livery. It is usually coupled to the kitchen-dining car consist, with the whole consist in the centre of the train. This second class coach has a closed vestibule at each end. The Egyptian railway system is the oldest railway network in Africa and the Middle East with a 5085 km rail network. R 775,00. Side B is the passage side and its interior layout is, from the right, a toilet, two six-bed compartments, two three-bed coupes, three six-bed compartments, a three-bed coupe, and a toilet.SAR Type E-16, Length over headstocks 63' 5", Height 12' 5 13/16", Width 9' 3 3/16", To sleep 39. (8669456302).jpg, Pretoria-Pietersburg private railway coach.jpg, Private saloon 33 is a former CSAR saloon number 20013 built in 1897. This baggage car is painted in the Shongololo Express livery. SAR Steel Sleeper Coach (1st Class, Type 2, Side A), This first class coach has squared roof peak ends and a closed vestibule at each end. This one was renumbered for use in non revenue service. Welcome to Rail Branch. 5 (8668784328).jpg, One of the oldest coaches in SA. This lounge car is painted in the Shosholoza Meyl livery. It was converted to a luxury coach with three DeLuxe suites for The Union Limited, a luxury passenger train operated by Transnet at one time.SAR Type H-24, Original number range 3371 to 3395, Built 1950, Length over headstocks 63' 5", Height 12' 5 13/16", Width 9' 3 3/16", To sleep 48, To seat 64. Side A is the compartment side and its interior layout is, from the left, a toilet, two six-bed 2nd Class compartments, a two-bed 1st Class coupe, the conductor's cabin with exit doors on both sides, a toilet on the A side and two dog boxes on the B side, and the baggage room. On this wagon the dog box doors have been removed and a power generator has been installed in the baggage room.SAR Type GD-2-C, Number range 2835 to 2854, Built 1971, Length over headstocks 65' 5 1/2", Height 13' 0", Width 9' 4", To sleep 14, To seat 15. This kitchen car was built in Germany for the SAR and is painted in the Shosholoza Meyl livery. High Speed Commuter Rail - The Gautrain. The launch of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s (Prasa’s) request for proposals (RFP) for new rolling stock marked the dawn of a new era for public transport in the country, said Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele. The coach has a tare of 72500 pounds. 46. (8667684321).jpg, 168 is a A-18 second series built by the SAR in Pretoria on the 3rd May 1914. (According to the official drawings coach 8202 is an SAR Type C-25, but the C-25 coach has peaked roof ends, five compartments and three coupes. .....oo..oo..oo..... Data Source: South African Railways, Types of Main Line Coaches, 1065mm/3'6" Gauge, by the Chief Mechanical Engineer's Drawing Office (Kindly supplied to me by Sue Lawrence in Australia). Side B is the passage side and the interior layout is, from the right, a pantry, the kitchen, a vegetable compartment, a refrigerator and deep freeze, two two-bed coupes, two five-bed compartments, a shower and a toilet.SAR Type AA-38, Number range 331 to 339, Built 1959, Length over headstocks 63' 5", Height 12' 7 7/16", Width 9' 3 3/16", To sleep 14. The South African Class Afro 4000 is a 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm) Cape gauge version of the Euro 4000 which has been built since 2007 by Vossloh Rail Vehicles of Albuixech, Valencia for European 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in) standard gauge and 1,668 mm (5 ft 5 21 ⁄ 32 in) Iberian gauge railways. Side B is the passage side and its probable interior layout is, from the right, ten two-bed coupes, a shower and a toilet. This dining car, the NGULANA, is painted in the Premier Classe livery. South African Railways Rolling Stock Photographic Roster : Reporting Marks: SAS : Click on a item to view pictures : Roster Links: AAR Type Home; Rolling Stock Home; SAS Main Roster; SAS Grouped By AAR Type; SAS Grouped By Type; SAS Grouped By Range; Show All Thumbs; SAS Locomotives; Unit # Type AAR Type AAR Class Owner Class Plate Dry Cap Notes # Pictures: SAS NG48: Passenger Car … Home; About . Media in category "Railway coaches of South Africa" The following 117 files are in this category, out of 117 total. It is usually coupled to the kitchen-dining car consist, with the whole consist in the centre of the train. Add to Wishlist. Coaches made up of permanently coupled modules. Welcome to Rail Branch. The interior layout is, from the left, a bar with a passage around it on the A side, the dining room, and cupboards on both sides of the centre aisle.SAR Type A-37, Number range 101 to 109, Built 1959, Length over headstocks 63' 5", Height 12' 7 7/16", Width 9' 3 3/16", To seat 38. Built by the Bombela Consortium, includes Montreal-based Bombardier Inc - world's . This one has suffered fire damage. A former C-33 all coupe mainline coach (8668369515).jpg, Union Limited caboose 14510 (8668295537).jpg, Union Limited sleeper coaches (8668292697).jpg, Union Limited steel sleeper coach, 1st Class. It is an ex SAR coach that was restored and converted to a luxury coach with either two Royal suites, three DeLuxe suites or five Pullman suites by Rovos Rail, a private luxury passenger train operator with its headquarters at Capital Park in Pretoria. Kitchen cars run permanently coupled to dining cars and are always positioned in the middle of the train. PRASA creates more than three thousand jobs as it insources its protection officials The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) has started a recruitment process to employ three thousand one hundred (3100) security guards to protect its rail infrastructure and other assets. Metrorail is an operator of commuter rail services in the major urban areas of South Africa.It is a division of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), a state-owned enterprise which is responsible for most passenger rail services in South Africa. Interesting Facts: These trains were Prototype train sets, consisting of 12 coaches each. (8662685429).jpg, A-22 dining car number 210 the other half of 275 ,the one of four Dalton dining cars. Bullet Train, South Africa - Gautrain. Source: Daniel Kaku 2018-05-27 South Africa’s company to supply 110 coaches to Ghana railway - Joe Ghartey Manufacturers. In 1903 the CSAR took delivery of some magnificent wooden bodied (mahogany panelled) bogie coaches, built in Britain by the Metropolitan Amalgamated Carriage Wagon Co. that were the most luxurious to be found … Railways Africa™ is the African continent’s specialist trade, technical, business-to-business publication, and online news service covering all aspects of the rail sector. 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