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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 13672/1974Order 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:  Metrorail 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. The type 3 coaches appeared on the scene when the use of train conductors as ticket examiners was discontinued. They have one set of sliding doors, with five windows between the motor compartment and the door set. The passenger doors on this coach have been modified to run on exterior rails instead of into door cavities in the coach sides. To hide the upper door rails, fascias were added to the full length of the coach roof on both sides.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type N-26-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:  1/17/2007  Upload Date: 1/18/2007 3:10:09 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 13672(Electric M.U.)
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