Col André Kritzinger's Collection
Owner: South African Railways
Model:UNKNOWN Electric M.U.Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:GEC 9457/1954Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:Class 4M
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SAR Class 4M Motor Coach (Left)
Title:  SAR Class 4M Motor Coach (Left)
Description:  Commuter trains are usually made up of as many as 11 to 13 wagons, of which three are motor coaches, one at each end and the third in the middle of the train. These two-pantograph metal sheathed wooden motor coaches started disappearing from South African rails during the 1960s and 1970's, gradually getting replaced by all metal coaches with driver controlled sliding doors.

SAR Class 4M2, SAR Type T-43-M, Built 1954, Horsepower 1260, Number range 9446 to 9463, Length over headstocks 60' 6", Height 12' 0", Width 9' 1 2/16", To seat 78.
Photo Date:  7/3/1965  Upload Date: 1/15/2007 3:24:30 PM
Location:  Somerset West, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 9457(Electric M.U.)
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