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Col André Kritzinger's Collection
 
10/19/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: South African Railways
Model:UNKNOWN Electric M.U.Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:UCW 17506/1979Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:Class 5M
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SAR Class 5M Motor Coach (Type 3 R)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Motor Coach (Type 3 R)
Description:  This is a special three coach commuter train painted in rainbow colours and depicting children and Table Mountain. It is inscribed 'A Metrorail, SARCC & British High Commission Project' (SARCC is the South African Rail Commuter Corporation Limited.) The train is usually utilised for charter trips only. The modified type 3 motor coach powering this train has only one set of sliding doors and three of the five windows between the motor compartment and the door set on the right side were removed.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type N-15-M, Horsepower 1216, Length over headstocks 60' 3 5/8" (18.380m) or later models 60' 10 7/8" (18.564m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 1/23/2007 3:29:54 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 17506(Electric M.U.)
Views:  415   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Motor Coach (Type 3 L)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Motor Coach (Type 3 L)
Description:  This is a special three coach commuter train painted in rainbow colours and depicting children and Table Mountain. It is inscribed 'A Metrorail, SARCC & British High Commission Project' (SARCC is the South African Rail Commuter Corporation Limited.) The train is usually utilised for charter trips only. The modified type 3 motor coach powering this train has only one set of sliding doors and one of the five windows between the motor compartment and the door set on the left side was removed.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type N-15-M, Horsepower 1216, Length over headstocks 60' 3 5/8" (18.380m) or later models 60' 10 7/8" (18.564m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  9/10/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 12:34:34 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 17506(Electric M.U.)
Views:  472   Comments: 0


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