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Col André Kritzinger's Collection
 
4/19/2019
 
 
 
 
 
By:Col André Kritzinger
Dates:4/11/2010 - 12/31/2020
Album Info:Passenger coaches and motor coaches designed for commuter service. The older coaches are being shown here in three groups: those with all wooden bodies, those with sheathed wooden bodies, and the all metal group with hinged doors. With effect from the introduction of the Class 5M motor coaches with sliding doors, coaches and cab coaches were classed the same as their corresponding motor coaches (Class 5M to 10M). The Class 5M series is still in use country wide and first entered service in 1958. The first batch was imported (Class 5M2), and from 1961 onwards the rest were built by Union Carriage & Wagon (Class 5M2A). Having been in service for more than half a century, they have been much modified by now. The result is quite a confusing variety of appearances, especially amongst the motor coaches. In an effort to make sense of it all, I grouped the motor coaches into five types according to their exterior side appearance from front to back, as follows: .....oo....oo..... Type 1: The cab door, a double sliding door, a guard's periscope (often removed during later modifications), 3 windows, another double sliding door, and 2 more windows. .....oo....oo..... Type 2: The cab door, a single sliding door, a guard's periscope (often removed later), 4 windows, a double sliding door, and 2 more windows. .....oo....oo..... Type 3: The cab door, 5 windows, a double sliding door, and 2 more windows. .....oo....oo..... Type 4: The cab door, a double sliding door, 4 windows, another double sliding door, and 2 more windows. .....oo....oo..... Type 5: The cab door, one window, a double sliding door, 3 windows, another double sliding door, and 2 more windows. .....oo....oo..... There are more, but these are usually one-of-a-kind modifications, for example the Cape's Rainbow Commuter, the University on Wheels, etc. Also, even with the new Class 10M motor coaches there are already models with differences in appearance.
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SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Left)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Left)
Description:  Cab coaches were designed for use at one end of short commuter trains that require only one motor coach. The driver's cab of this modified cab coach has been converted to a conductor's cabin, the front windows have been blanked off and an inter-coach doorway was installed.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type S-22-D, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  2/12/2007  Upload Date: 2/12/2007 6:31:58 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  312   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Left)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Left)
Description:  Cab coaches were designed for use at one end of short commuter trains that require only one motor coach. This modified cab coach has two sets of sliding doors and is part of the Swartland Blitz, a daily diesel hauled commuter from Malmesbury to Cape Town and back. The driver's cab has been converted to a conductor's cabin, the front windows have been blanked off, and steps with footlights have been fitted below all doors to enable passengers to embark or disembark at rural stops without platforms.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type L-7-D, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  12/1/2006  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 1:57:20 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  361   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Left)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Left)
Description:  Cab coaches were designed for use at one end of short commuter trains that require only one motor coach. This modified cab coach has two sets of sliding doors and is part of the Boland Blitz, a daily commuter from Worcester to Cape Town and back. The driver's cab has been converted to a conductor's cabin, the front windows have been blanked off and an inter-coach doorway inserted, and steps with footlights have been fitted below all doors to enable passengers to embark or disembark at rural stops without platforms.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type S-22-D, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  9/10/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 2:18:22 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  251   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Right)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Right)
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 cab coach leading this train started life as a parcel van. It has only one set of sliding doors and one of the windows on this side of the coach was removed, while a large centre window was added in the driver's cab.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type KS-5-D, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 1/23/2007 3:34:40 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  306   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Right)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Right)
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. This cab coach has only one set of sliding doors and one of the windows on this side of the coach was removed, while a large centre window was added in the driver's cab.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type L-51-D, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  3/19/2007  Upload Date: 3/31/2007 10:11:10 AM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  423   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Right)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Right)
Description:  Cab coaches were designed for use at one end of short commuter trains that require only one motor coach. This modified cab coach has two sets of sliding doors and is part of the Swartland Blitz, a daily diesel hauled commuter from Malmesbury to Cape Town and back. The driver's cab has been converted to a conductor's cabin, the front windows have been blanked off, and steps with footlights have been fitted below all doors to enable passengers to embark or disembark at rural stops without platforms.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type L-7-D, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  1/17/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 2:30:05 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  261   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Right)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Right)
Description:  Cab coaches were designed for use at one end of short commuter trains that require only one motor coach. This modified cab coach has two sets of sliding doors and is part of the Swartland Blitz, a daily diesel hauled commuter from Malmesbury to Cape Town and back. The driver's cab has been converted to a conductor's cabin, the front windows have been blanked off, and steps with footlights have been fitted below all doors to enable passengers to embark or disembark at rural stops without platforms.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type L-7-D, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  9/10/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 2:45:48 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  305   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Right)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Cab Coach (Right)
Description:  Cab coaches were designed for use at one end of short commuter trains that require only one motor coach. This modified cab coach has two sets of sliding doors and is part of the Boland Blitz, a daily commuter from Worcester to Cape Town and back. The driver's cab has been converted to a conductor's cabin, the front windows have been blanked off and an inter-coach doorway inserted, and steps with footlights have been fitted below all doors to enable passengers to embark or disembark at rural stops without platforms.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type S-22-D, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  9/10/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 2:55:00 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  241   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors.

SAR Class 5M2A, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  8/1/2006  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 3:04:16 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  205   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors, and some have a toilet at one end on the A side.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type L-52-T, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  1/17/2007  Upload Date: 1/18/2007 1:54:34 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  297   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors, and some have a toilet at one end on the A side. This one is part of the Boland Blitz, a daily commuter between Worcester and Cape Town, and has been modified by having steps, handgrips and footlights added to facilitate embarking and disembarking at rural stations without platforms.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type L-52-T, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  9/10/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 3:13:51 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  280   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors. The sliding 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 S-7-T, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 1/16/2007 3:38:14 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  260   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors, and some have a toilet at one end on the A side. This one had been converted for use as Biggsy's Restaurant Carriage and Conference by filling in one pair of sliding doors and adding a side door where the toilet used to be.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type S-68-T, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  9/29/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 3:21:05 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  424   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors. The sliding 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. This one is part of the Boland Blitz, a daily commuter between Worcester and Cape Town, and has been modified by having steps and footlights added to facilitate embarking and disembarking at rural stations without platforms.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type L-52-T, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  3/15/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 3:47:47 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  202   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors, and some have a toilet at one end on the A side. This one also has a roof attachment of unknown purpose at one end. I seriously doubt that it is an air conditioning unit.....

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type L-52-T, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 1/16/2007 3:06:21 PM
Location:  Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  273   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors. This is one of several coaches that were derailed in 1975 when the train was sideswiped by a shifted load on a goods train passing on the opposite line.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type S-68-T, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  7/1/1975  Upload Date: 1/16/2007 3:19:04 PM
Location:  Olifantsfontein, GP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  449   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type S-68-T, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  10/3/2006  Upload Date: 1/16/2007 3:29:04 PM
Location:  Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  256   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors. This one is part of the Boland Blitz, a daily commuter between Worcester and Cape Town, and has been modified by having steps, handgrips and footlights added to facilitate embarking and disembarking at rural stations without platforms.

SAR Class 5M2A, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  3/16/2007  Upload Date: 3/16/2007 7:38:15 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  252   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors. The sliding 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 S-68-T, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 3:28:15 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  239   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors. The sliding 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. This one is part of the Boland Blitz, a daily commuter between Worcester and Cape Town, and has been modified by having steps and footlights added to facilitate embarking and disembarking at rural stations without platforms.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type L-52-T, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  9/10/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 4:01:28 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  185   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Some third class Class 5M commuter coaches have three sets of driver controlled sliding doors, and in their original configuration a toilet at one end on the A side. This one's toilet has been removed and its window blanked off.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type S-11-T, Built from 1975, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m, or later models 18.545m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 1/16/2007 3:46:51 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  229   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Some third class Class 5M commuter coaches have three sets of driver controlled sliding doors, and a toilet at one end on the A side.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type S-11-T, Built from 1975, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m, or later models 18.545m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  2/12/2007  Upload Date: 2/12/2007 6:54:44 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  202   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Some third class Class 5M commuter coaches have three sets of driver controlled sliding doors. The sliding 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 S-11-T, Built from 1975, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m, or later models 18.545m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  2/1/2007  Upload Date: 2/1/2007 7:35:21 PM
Location:  Ysterplaat, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  244   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side A)
Description:  Most Class 5M commuter coaches have two sets of driver controlled sliding doors. The sliding 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 S-11-T, Built from 1975, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m, or later models 18.545m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  2/12/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 4:12:07 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  192   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Description:  Some third class Class 5M commuter coaches have three sets of driver controlled sliding doors.

SAR Class 5M2A, SAR Type S-11-T, Built from 1975, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m, or later models 18.545m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 1/16/2007 3:56:59 PM
Location:  Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  230   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Title:  SAR Class 5M Coach (Side B)
Description:  Some third class Class 5M commuter coaches have three sets of driver controlled sliding doors. The sliding 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 S-11-T, Built from 1975, Length over headstocks 60'3 5/8" (18.380m, or later models 18.545m), Height 12'0" (3.660m), Width 9'3" (2.820m).
Photo Date:  2/12/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 5:05:13 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  197   Comments: 0
SAR Class 6M Motor Coach (Right)
Title:  SAR Class 6M Motor Coach (Right)
Description:  Japanese built Class 6M commuter train sets come in sets of three wagons made up of a motor coach with a driver's control cab, a standard coach, and a cab coach also with a driver's control cab. This motor coach is painted in Metro's yellow and gray livery.
Photo Date:  7/20/2003  Upload Date: 1/15/2007 6:44:19 PM
Location:  Ysterplaat, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 6M000043(Electric M.U.)
Views:  853   Comments: 0
SAR Class 6M Cab Coach (Left)
Title:  SAR Class 6M Cab Coach (Left)
Description:  Japanese built Class 6M commuter train sets come in sets of three wagons made up of a motor coach with a driver's control cab, a standard coach, and a cab coach also with a driver's control cab. This cab coach is painted in Metro's yellow and gray livery.
Photo Date:  7/20/2003  Upload Date: 1/15/2007 6:46:26 PM
Location:  Ysterplaat, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  338   Comments: 0
SAR Class 6M Coach
Title:  SAR Class 6M Coach
Description:  Japanese built Class 6M commuter train sets come in sets of three wagons made up of a motor coach with a driver's control cab, a standard coach, and a cab coach also with a driver's control cab. This coach is painted in Metro's yellow and gray livery.
Photo Date:  7/20/2003  Upload Date: 1/16/2007 4:11:14 PM
Location:  Ysterplaat, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  290   Comments: 0
SAR Class 7M Cab Coach (Left)
Title:  SAR Class 7M Cab Coach (Left)
Description:  Japanese built Class 7M commuter train sets come in sets of four made up of two cab coaches with driver's control cabs, a motor coach, and a standard coach. This cab coach is in unpainted stainless steel with yellow sliding doors.
Photo Date:  3/26/2007  Upload Date: 3/30/2007 8:08:03 PM
Location:  Esplanade, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  419   Comments: 0
SAR Class 7M Cab Coach (Right)
Title:  SAR Class 7M Cab Coach (Right)
Description:  Japanese built Class 7M commuter train sets come in sets of four made up of two cab coaches with driver's control cabs, a motor coach, and a standard coach. This cab coach is in unpainted stainless steel with yellow sliding doors.
Photo Date:  3/26/2007  Upload Date: 3/30/2007 7:54:54 PM
Location:  Esplanade, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  336   Comments: 0
SAR Class 7M Coach
Title:  SAR Class 7M Coach
Description:  Japanese built Class 7M commuter train sets come in sets of four made up of two cab coaches with driver's control cabs, a motor coach, and a standard coach. This coach is in unpainted stainless steel with yellow sliding doors.
Photo Date:  3/26/2007  Upload Date: 3/29/2007 7:59:02 PM
Location:  Esplanade, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  303   Comments: 0
SAR Class 8M Motor Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 8M Motor Coach (Side A)
Description:  Japanese built Class 8M commuter train sets come in sets of four wagons made up of a cab coach with a driver's control cab, a standard coach, a motor coach, and another cab coach. They run as single four-wagon sets or in longer trains made up of two or three four-wagon sets. This motor coach is painted in a special SARCC blue and yellow livery.
Photo Date:  2/1/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 8:39:48 AM
Location:  Ysterplaat, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 8M000153(Electric M.U.)
Views:  430   Comments: 0
SAR Class 8M Motor Coach (Side A)
Title:  SAR Class 8M Motor Coach (Side A)
Description:  Japanese built Class 8M commuter train sets come in sets of four wagons made up of a cab coach with a driver's control cab, a standard coach, a motor coach, and another cab coach. They run as single four-wagon sets or in longer trains made up of two or three four-wagon sets. This motor coach is painted in Metro's orange livery, with the head ends in yellow and orange.
Photo Date:  2/1/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 8:30:26 AM
Location:  Ysterplaat, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 8M000233(Electric M.U.)
Views:  592   Comments: 0
SAR Class 8M Cab Coach (Left)
Title:  SAR Class 8M Cab Coach (Left)
Description:  Japanese built Class 8M commuter train sets come in sets of four wagons made up of a cab coach with a driver's control cab, a standard coach, a motor coach, and another cab coach. They run as single four-wagon sets or in longer trains made up of two or three four-wagon sets. This cab coach is painted in a special SARCC blue and yellow livery.
Photo Date:  2/1/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 9:04:17 AM
Location:  Ysterplaat, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  424   Comments: 0
SAR Class 8M Cab Coach (Right)
Title:  SAR Class 8M Cab Coach (Right)
Description:  Japanese built Class 8M commuter train sets come in sets of four wagons made up of a cab coach with a driver's control cab, a standard coach, a motor coach, and another cab coach. They run as single four-wagon sets or in longer trains made up of two or three four-wagon sets. This cab coach is painted in a special SARCC blue and yellow livery.
Photo Date:  3/26/2007  Upload Date: 3/29/2007 7:38:26 PM
Location:  Esplanade, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  429   Comments: 0
SAR Class 8M Cab Coach (Right)
Title:  SAR Class 8M Cab Coach (Right)
Description:  Japanese built Class 8M commuter train sets come in sets of four wagons made up of a cab coach with a driver's control cab, a standard coach, a motor coach, and another cab coach. They run as single four-wagon sets or in longer trains made up of two or three four-wagon sets. This cab coach is painted in Metro's orange livery, with the head ends in yellow and orange.
Photo Date:  2/1/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 8:55:46 AM
Location:  Ysterplaat, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  381   Comments: 0
SAR Class 8M Coach
Title:  SAR Class 8M Coach
Description:  Japanese built Class 8M commuter train sets come in sets of four wagons made up of a cab coach with a driver's control cab, a standard coach, a motor coach, and another cab coach. They run as single four-wagon sets or in longer trains made up of two or three four-wagon sets. This coach is painted in a special SARCC blue and yellow livery.
Photo Date:  2/1/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 5:07:31 PM
Location:  Ysterplaat, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  263   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 1 L)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 1 L)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. Presumably the face on this train set is an early prototype for the Class 10M, with its 1940-ish appearance. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides, the new "face" on the cab ends, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches.
Photo Date:  9/21/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 2:39:48 PM
Location:  Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M40008M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  537   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 1 R)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 1 R)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. Presumably the face on this train set is an early prototype for the Class 10M, with its 1940-ish appearance. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides, the new "face" on the cab ends, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches.
Photo Date:  9/23/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 4:05:29 PM
Location:  Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M41067M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  436   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 2 L)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 2 L)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides (on the Type 1, 3 and 4), the new "face" on the cab ends, some blue (Western Cape) or turquoise (KwaZulu-Natal) added to the usual gray and yellow livery, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches.
Photo Date:  8/11/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 5:17:32 PM
Location:  Bayhead Depot, Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M21001M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  390   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 2 R)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 2 R)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides (on the Type 1, 3 and 4), the new "face" on the cab ends, some blue (Western Cape) or turquoise (KwaZulu-Natal) added to the usual gray and yellow livery, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches. This one appears to have had its windscreen subjected to impact testing. Either that, or Durban has the meanest rock throwing tsotsis in the country.....
Photo Date:  8/11/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 5:30:35 PM
Location:  Bayhead Depot, Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M21002M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 2 R)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 2 R)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides (on the Type 1, 3 and 4), the new "face" on the cab ends, some blue (Western Cape) or turquoise (KwaZulu-Natal) added to the usual gray and yellow livery, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches.
Photo Date:  9/29/2007  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 5:39:51 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M21005M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  344   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 3 L)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 3 L)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides, the new "face" on the cab ends, some blue (Western Cape) or turquoise (KwaZulu-Natal) added to the usual gray and yellow livery, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches.
Photo Date:  3/22/2007  Upload Date: 3/29/2007 7:19:08 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M50036M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  994   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 3 L)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 3 L)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides, the new "face" on the cab ends, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches. This is the Pretoria-Johannesburg business express train storming through Kaalfontein.
Photo Date:  9/23/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 3:37:39 PM
Location:  Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M50295M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  401   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 3 R)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 3 R)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides, the new "face" on the cab ends, some blue (Western Cape) or turquoise (KwaZulu-Natal) added to the usual gray and yellow livery, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches.
Photo Date:  1/8/2009  Upload Date: 1/26/2009 5:57:07 PM
Location:  Ysterplaat, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M50454M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  355   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 3 R)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 3 R)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides, the new "face" on the cab ends, some blue (Western Cape) or turquoise (KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng) or dark green added to the usual gray and yellow livery, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches. This brand new trio have just rolled out of the construction shops at Koedoespoort.
Photo Date:  10/9/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 5:21:12 PM
Location:  Koedoespoort, Pretoria, GP, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M50497M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 3 R)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 3 R)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides, the new "face" on the cab ends, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches. This is the Pretoria-Johannesburg business express train storming past Kaalfontein.
Photo Date:  9/28/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 4:19:12 PM
Location:  Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M50291M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 4 L)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 4 L)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides, the new "face" on the cab ends, some blue (Western Cape) or turquoise (KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng) added to the usual gray and yellow livery, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches. The Type 4 motor coaches have a slightly different shaped face and are also without the huge inter coach walkway buffers that were part of all previous models.
Photo Date:  9/28/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 4:36:05 PM
Location:  Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M42018M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  311   Comments: 0
SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 4 L)
Title:  SAR Class 10M Motor Coach (Type 4 L)
Description:  Class 10M commuter trains are totally rebuilt on Class 5M frames. The most apparent visual differences from the older wagons are the ribbed sides, the new "face" on the cab ends, some blue (Western Cape) or turquoise (KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng) added to the usual gray and yellow livery, and a new numbering system that ends with M for motor coaches and T for standard unmotorised coaches. The Type 4 motor coaches have a slightly different shaped face and are also without the huge inter coach walkway buffers that were part of all previous models. Most of the wagons on this train are decorated as a billboard advertisement for Pep Stores.
Photo Date:  9/23/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 3:49:46 PM
Location:  Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP, ZA
Author:  Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  SAS 10M42015M(Electric M.U.)
Views:  1024   Comments: 0


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