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Col André Kritzinger's Collection
 
11/19/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Col André Kritzinger
Dates:10/15/2015 - 10/15/2015
Album Info:Electric locomotives of Transnet Freight Rail and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, the former South African Railways, later Spoornet. Here is one picture of every South African electric locomotive I've ever photographed, A to Z by loco number, and here and there the same loco in a different paint scheme. I am receiving assistance from fellow railfans in the attempt to post a picture of each and every SA locomotive, most notably from Charles Baker, driver Noel Welch, John Middleton and an anonymous Railfan.
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SAR Class 1E E23 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 1E E23 (Series 1)
Description:  Between 1925 and 1945 the South African Railways placed altogether one hundred and seventy-two Class 1E electric locomotives in service, designed by Metropolitan-Vickers and spread over seven orders from four manufacturers (Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works, Metropolitan-Vickers, Nederlandsche Fabriek van Werktuigen en Spoorwegmaterieel and Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns). They were the first main-line electric locomotives to be introduced in South Africa and were subclassified and numbered in seven series (Series 1 E1 to E78, Series 2 E79 to E95, Series 3 E98 to E102, Series 4 E103 to E122, Series 5 E139 to E160, Series 6 E161 to E180, and Series 7 E181 to E190).
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 1E.
Photo Date:  9/24/2009  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 7:01:58 AM
Location:  Nigel, GP, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E23(UNKNOWN)
Views:  1676   Comments: 0
SAR Class 1E E25 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 1E E25 (Series 1)
Description:  Between 1925 and 1945 the South African Railways placed altogether one hundred and seventy-two Class 1E electric locomotives in service, designed by Metropolitan-Vickers and spread over seven orders from four manufacturers (Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works, Metropolitan-Vickers, Nederlandsche Fabriek van Werktuigen en Spoorwegmaterieel and Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns). They were the first main-line electric locomotives to be introduced in South Africa and were subclassified and numbered in seven series (Series 1 E1 to E78, Series 2 E79 to E95, Series 3 E98 to E102, Series 4 E103 to E122, Series 5 E139 to E160, Series 6 E161 to E180, and Series 7 E181 to E190).
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 1E.
Photo Date:  12/5/2010  Upload Date: 12/23/2010 7:35:52 AM
Location:  Danskraal, Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E25(UNKNOWN)
Views:  1283   Comments: 0
SAR Class 1ES E145 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 1ES E145 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1925 and 1945 the South African Railways placed altogether one hundred and seventy-two Class 1E electric locomotives with a Bo-Bo wheel arrangement in service, designed by Metropolitan-Vickers and spread over seven orders from four manufacturers (Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works, Metropolitan-Vickers, Nederlandsche Fabriek van Werktuigen en Spoorwegmaterieel and Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns). They were the first main-line electric locomotives to be introduced in South Africa and were subclassified and numbered in seven series (Series 1 E1 to E78, Series 2 E79 to E95, Series 3 E98 to E102, Series 4 E103 to E122, Series 5 E139 to E160, Series 6 E161 to E180, and Series 7 E181 to E190). Thirty-five were later modified and reclassified to Class 1ES for use as shunter locomotives. The modifications included alteration of the resistance grids in the electrical circuit and enlarged and widened cabs.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 1E.
Photo Date:  1/1/1975  Upload Date: 8/5/2013 4:28:07 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  John N. Middleton
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E145(UNKNOWN)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
SAR Class 1E E155 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 1E E155 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1925 and 1945 the South African Railways placed altogether one hundred and seventy-two Class 1E electric locomotives in service, designed by Metropolitan-Vickers and spread over seven orders from four manufacturers (Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works, Metropolitan-Vickers, Nederlandsche Fabriek van Werktuigen en Spoorwegmaterieel and Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns). They were the first main-line electric locomotives to be introduced in South Africa and were subclassified and numbered in seven series (Series 1 E1 to E78, Series 2 E79 to E95, Series 3 E98 to E102, Series 4 E103 to E122, Series 5 E139 to E160, Series 6 E161 to E180, and Series 7 E181 to E190).
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 1E.
Photo Date:  3/24/2013  Upload Date: 7/20/2011 2:00:48 PM
Location:  Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E155(UNKNOWN)
Views:  298   Comments: 0
SAR Class 3E E201
Title:  SAR Class 3E E201
Description:  In 1947 and 1948 the South African Railways placed twenty-eight Class 3E electric locomotives with a Co+Co wheel arrangement in service. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers and built by Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns, they were numbered in the range from E191 to E218. Unlike later electric locomotives that used separate steam heating wagons on passenger service, the Class 3E had an integral steam boiler for train heating. Provision was also made for electric heating of passenger coaches, although this feature was never used.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 3E.
Photo Date:  9/18/2015  Upload Date: 6/7/2010 5:38:06 PM
Location:  Bloemfontein, FS, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E201(UNKNOWN)
Views:  740   Comments: 0
SAR Class 3E E215
Title:  SAR Class 3E E215
Description:  In 1947 and 1948 the South African Railways placed twenty-eight Class 3E electric locomotives with a Co+Co wheel arrangement in service. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers and built by Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns, they were numbered in the range from E191 to E218. Unlike later electric locomotives that used separate steam heating wagons on passenger service, the Class 3E had an integral steam boiler for train heating. Provision was also made for electric heating of passenger coaches, although this feature was never used.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 3E.
Photo Date:  4/15/2013  Upload Date: 6/19/2013 10:47:57 AM
Location:  George, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E215(UNKNOWN)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
SAR Class 4E E229
Title:  SAR Class 4E E229
Description:  Between 1952 and 1954 the South African Railways placed forty Class 4E electric locomotives with a 1Co+Co1 wheel arrangement in service, numbered in the range from E219 to E258. It was designed by the General Electric Company (GEC) and built by North British Locomotive Company. The Class 4E was amongst the most powerful electric locomotives in the world at the time and was specifically built for use on the main line from Cape Town through the proposed new Hex River tunnels to Touws River, but by the time the tunnel system was eventually opened in 1989, the Class 4Es were already retired after spending their entire careers double heading trains up the old Hex River rail pass.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 4E.
Photo Date:  3/24/2013  Upload Date: 7/8/2013 3:20:21 PM
Location:  Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E229(UNKNOWN)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
SAR Class 4E E237
Title:  SAR Class 4E E237
Description:  Between 1952 and 1954 the South African Railways placed forty Class 4E electric locomotives with a 1Co+Co1 wheel arrangement in service, numbered in the range from E219 to E258. It was designed by the General Electric Company (GEC) and built by North British Locomotive Company. The Class 4E was amongst the most powerful electric locomotives in the world at the time and was specifically built for use on the main line from Cape Town through the proposed new Hex River tunnels to Touws River, but by the time the tunnel system was eventually opened in 1989, the Class 4Es were already retired after spending their entire careers double heading trains up the old Hex River rail pass.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 4E.
Photo Date:  1/7/1966  Upload Date: 3/4/2009 7:23:11 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E237(UNKNOWN)
Views:  814   Comments: 0
SAR Class 4E E238
Title:  SAR Class 4E E238
Description:  Between 1952 and 1954 the South African Railways placed forty Class 4E electric locomotives with a 1Co+Co1 wheel arrangement in service, numbered in the range from E219 to E258. It was designed by the General Electric Company (GEC) and built by North British Locomotive Company. The Class 4E was amongst the most powerful electric locomotives in the world at the time and was specifically built for use on the main line from Cape Town through the proposed new Hex River tunnels to Touws River, but by the time the tunnel system was eventually opened in 1989, the Class 4Es were already retired after spending their entire careers double heading trains up the old Hex River rail pass.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 4E.
Photo Date:  1/7/1966  Upload Date: 12/12/2006 4:20:04 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E238(UNKNOWN)
Views:  897   Comments: 0
SAR Class 4E E258
Title:  SAR Class 4E E258
Description:  Between 1952 and 1954 the South African Railways placed forty Class 4E electric locomotives with a 1Co+Co1 wheel arrangement in service, numbered in the range from E219 to E258. It was designed by the General Electric Company (GEC) and built by North British Locomotive Company. The Class 4E was amongst the most powerful electric locomotives in the world at the time and was specifically built for use on the main line from Cape Town through the proposed new Hex River tunnels to Touws River, but by the time the tunnel system was eventually opened in 1989, the Class 4Es were already retired after spending their entire careers double heading trains up the old Hex River rail pass.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 4E.
Photo Date:  9/18/2015  Upload Date: 12/1/2009 7:09:50 PM
Location:  Bloemfontein, FS, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E258(UNKNOWN)
Views:  462   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E E259 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 5E E259 (Series 1)
Description:  In 1955 and 1956 the South African Railways placed sixty Class 5E, Series 1 electric locomotives with a Bo-Bo wheel arrangement in main line service, numbered in the range from E259 to E318. It was designed by English Electric, who built the first forty-eight locomotives while the building of the last twelve was subcontracted to Vulcan Foundry. The Class 5E was the prototype of what eventually became the most prolific locomotive type in South Africa, being succeeded by the Class 5E1, Class 6E and Class 6E1. The type is still surviving in the rebuilt Class 18E.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E, Series 1.
Photo Date:  5/24/2009  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 4:50:49 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E259(UNKNOWN)
Views:  1396   Comments: 1
SAR Class 5E E262 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 5E E262 (Series 1)
Description:  In 1955 and 1956 the South African Railways placed sixty Class 5E, Series 1 electric locomotives with a Bo-Bo wheel arrangement in main line service, numbered in the range from E259 to E318. It was designed by English Electric, who built the first forty-eight locomotives while the building of the last twelve was subcontracted to Vulcan Foundry. The Class 5E was the prototype of what eventually became the most prolific locomotive type in South Africa, being succeeded by the Class 5E1, Class 6E and Class 6E1. The type is still surviving in the rebuilt Class 18E.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E, Series 1.
Photo Date:  7/4/2017  Upload Date: 7/17/2017 10:44:26 AM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E262(UNKNOWN)
Views:  8   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E E263 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 5E E263 (Series 1)
Description:  In 1955 and 1956 the South African Railways placed sixty Class 5E, Series 1 electric locomotives with a Bo-Bo wheel arrangement in main line service, numbered in the range from E259 to E318. It was designed by English Electric, who built the first forty-eight locomotives while the building of the last twelve was subcontracted to Vulcan Foundry. The Class 5E was the prototype of what eventually became the most prolific locomotive type in South Africa, being succeeded by the Class 5E1, Class 6E and Class 6E1. The type is still surviving in the rebuilt Class 18E.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E, Series 1.
Photo Date:  7/4/2017  Upload Date: 7/17/2017 10:56:36 AM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E263(UNKNOWN)
Views:  9   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E E293 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 5E E293 (Series 1)
Description:  In 1955 and 1956 the South African Railways placed sixty Class 5E, Series 1 electric locomotives with a Bo-Bo wheel arrangement in main line service, numbered in the range from E259 to E318. It was designed by English Electric, who built the first forty-eight locomotives while the building of the last twelve was subcontracted to Vulcan Foundry. The Class 5E was the prototype of what eventually became the most prolific locomotive type in South Africa, being succeeded by the Class 5E1, Class 6E and Class 6E1. The type is still surviving in the rebuilt Class 18E.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E, Series 1.
Photo Date:  7/4/2017  Upload Date: 7/17/2017 10:26:39 AM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E293(UNKNOWN)
Views:  18   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E E348 (Series 2)
Title:  SAR Class 5E E348 (Series 2)
Description:  In 1957 and 1958 the South African Railways placed forty-five Class 5E, Series 2 electric locomotives with a Bo-Bo wheel arrangement in main line service, numbered in the range from E319 to E363. The locomotives were ordered from English Electric, who subcontracted their building to Vulcan Foundry. The Class 5E gave a rough ride, which soon earned them the nickname balstamper.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E, Series 2.
Photo Date:  7/1/1975  Upload Date: 12/12/2006 4:30:39 PM
Location:  Olifantsfontein, GP, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E348(UNKNOWN)
Views:  1242   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E397 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E397 (Series 1)
Description:  Between 1959 and 1961 the South African Railways placed one hundred and thirty-five Class 5E1, Series 1 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E364 to E498. It was designed and built by Metropolitan-Vickers at its Bowesfield Works, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. While virtually identical in outward appearance to the forerunner Class 5E, it had more powerful traction motors and a new bogie design that gave a smoother ride.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 1.
Photo Date:  9/22/2009  Upload Date: 12/5/2009 6:34:24 PM
Location:  Sentrarand, GP, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E397(UNKNOWN)
Views:  855   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E445 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E445 (Series 1)
Description:  Between 1959 and 1961 the South African Railways placed one hundred and thirty-five Class 5E1, Series 1 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E364 to E498. It was designed and built by Metropolitan-Vickers at its Bowesfield Works, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. While virtually identical in outward appearance to the forerunner Class 5E, it had more powerful traction motors and a new bogie design that gave a smoother ride.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 1.
Photo Date:  1/7/1966  Upload Date: 12/1/2009 7:33:19 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E445(UNKNOWN)
Views:  529   Comments: 1
SAR Class 5E1 E461 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E461 (Series 1)
Description:  Between 1959 and 1961 the South African Railways placed one hundred and thirty-five Class 5E1, Series 1 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E364 to E498. It was designed and built by Metropolitan-Vickers at its Bowesfield Works, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. While virtually identical in outward appearance to the forerunner Class 5E, it had more powerful traction motors and a new bogie design that gave a smoother ride.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 1.
Photo Date:  9/22/2009  Upload Date: 12/5/2009 6:40:30 PM
Location:  Sentrarand, GP, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E461(UNKNOWN)
Views:  708   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E464 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E464 (Series 1)
Description:  Between 1959 and 1961 the South African Railways placed one hundred and thirty-five Class 5E1, Series 1 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E364 to E498. It was designed and built by Metropolitan-Vickers at its Bowesfield Works, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. While virtually identical in outward appearance to the forerunner Class 5E, it had more powerful traction motors and a new bogie design that gave a smoother ride.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 1.
Photo Date:  1/7/1966  Upload Date: 4/27/2007 5:24:44 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E464(UNKNOWN)
Views:  472   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E496 (Series 1)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E496 (Series 1)
Description:  Between 1959 and 1961 the South African Railways placed one hundred and thirty-five Class 5E1, Series 1 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E364 to E498. It was designed and built by Metropolitan-Vickers at its Bowesfield Works, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. While virtually identical in outward appearance to the forerunner Class 5E, it had more powerful traction motors and a new bogie design that gave a smoother ride.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 1.
Photo Date:  11/6/2014  Upload Date: 11/7/2014 7:50:18 AM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E496(UNKNOWN)
Views:  494   Comments: 0
SAR Class ES E518 (Series 3)
Title:  SAR Class ES E518 (Series 3)
Description:  Between 1936 and 1964 twenty-four Class ES electric shunting locomotives, based on the Class 1E mainline electric locomotive, were placed in service by the South African Railways. The first two, numbered E500 and E501 (Series 1), were built in the Pietermaritzburg shops in 1936. Series 2 in 1937 and Series 3 in 1951 were built by the Nederlandsche Fabriek van Werktuigen en Spoorwegmaterieel and were numbered in the ranges E503 to E512 and E515 to E524 respectively. In 1964 the last two, numbers E525 and E526 (Series 4), were rebuilt from Class 1E locomotives. In 1952 and 1957 four more were built new for Driefontein Consolidated Gold Mine.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class ES.
Photo Date:  12/5/2010  Upload Date: 12/23/2010 7:33:47 AM
Location:  Danskraal, Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E518(UNKNOWN)
Views:  589   Comments: 0
SAR Class ES E526 (Series 4)
Title:  SAR Class ES E526 (Series 4)
Description:  Between 1936 and 1964 twenty-four Class ES electric shunting locomotives, based on the Class 1E mainline electric locomotive, were placed in service by the South African Railways. The first two, numbered E500 and E501 (Series 1), were built in the Pietermaritzburg shops in 1936. Series 2 in 1937 and Series 3 in 1951 were built by the Nederlandsche Fabriek van Werktuigen en Spoorwegmaterieel and were numbered in the ranges E503 to E512 and E515 to E524 respectively. In 1964 the last two, numbers E525 and E526 (Series 4), were rebuilt from Class 1E locomotives. In 1952 and 1957 four more were built new for Driefontein Consolidated Gold Mine.
E526 was rebuilt from Class 1E, Series 5 E146 and commissioned in 1964.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class ES.
Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 7/8/2013 4:48:03 PM
Location:  Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E526(UNKNOWN)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E E563 (Series 3)
Title:  SAR Class 5E E563 (Series 3)
Description:  In 1958 and 1959 the South African Railways placed fifty-five Class 5E, Series 3 electric locomotives with a Bo-Bo wheel arrangement in service, numbered in the range from E536 to E590. The number range of the Series 3 locomotives do not follow directly on that of the Series 2 since the Class 5E1, Series 1 and the Class ES locomotives were allocated most of the numbers in between. The locomotives were ordered from English Electric, who subcontracted their building to Vulcan Foundry.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E, Series 3.
Photo Date:  9/10/2007  Upload Date: 11/7/2007 1:30:04 PM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E563(UNKNOWN)
Views:  708   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E E564 (Series 3)
Title:  SAR Class 5E E564 (Series 3)
Description:  In 1958 and 1959 the South African Railways placed fifty-five Class 5E, Series 3 electric locomotives with a Bo-Bo wheel arrangement in service, numbered in the range from E536 to E590. The number range of the Series 3 locomotives do not follow directly on that of the Series 2 since the Class 5E1, Series 1 and the Class ES locomotives were allocated most of the numbers in between. The locomotives were ordered from English Electric, who subcontracted their building to Vulcan Foundry.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E, Series 3.
Photo Date:  7/4/2017  Upload Date: 7/17/2017 10:28:23 AM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E564(UNKNOWN)
Views:  12   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E E590 (Series 3)
Title:  SAR Class 5E E590 (Series 3)
Description:  In 1958 and 1959 the South African Railways placed fifty-five Class 5E, Series 3 electric locomotives with a Bo-Bo wheel arrangement in service, numbered in the range from E536 to E590. The number range of the Series 3 locomotives do not follow directly on that of the Series 2 since the Class 5E1, Series 1 and the Class ES locomotives were allocated most of the numbers in between. The locomotives were ordered from English Electric, who subcontracted their building to Vulcan Foundry.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E, Series 3.
Photo Date:  11/6/2014  Upload Date: 11/7/2014 7:49:05 AM
Location:  Salt River, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E590(UNKNOWN)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E613 (Series 2)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E613 (Series 2)
Description:  In 1963 and 1964 the South African Railways placed one hundred and thirty Class 5E1, Series 2 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E591 to E720. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. These were the first electric locomotives to be built in South Africa in quantity and also the first mainline electric locomotives to be constructed locally.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 2.
Photo Date:  9/18/2015  Upload Date: 10/24/2015 10:37:43 AM
Location:  Bloemfontein, FS, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E613(5E1)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E615 (Series 2)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E615 (Series 2)
Description:  In 1963 and 1964 the South African Railways placed one hundred and thirty Class 5E1, Series 2 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E591 to E720. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. These were the first electric locomotives to be built in South Africa in quantity and also the first mainline electric locomotives to be constructed locally.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 2.
Photo Date:  6/27/2009  Upload Date: 6/28/2009 8:23:58 PM
Location:  Bellville, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E615(5E1)
Views:  729   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E616 (Series 2)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E616 (Series 2)
Description:  In 1963 and 1964 the South African Railways placed one hundred and thirty Class 5E1, Series 2 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E591 to E720. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. These were the first electric locomotives to be built in South Africa in quantity and also the first mainline electric locomotives to be constructed locally.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 2.
Photo Date:  4/26/2007  Upload Date: 8/5/2013 4:41:15 PM
Location:  Danskraal, Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  John N. Middleton
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E616(5E1)
Views:  407   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E741 (Series 3)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E741 (Series 3)
Description:  In 1964 and 1965 the South African Railways placed one hundred Class 5E1, Series 3 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E721 to E820. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. The distinction between series 2 and 3 locomotives appears to have been based only on the grounds of being built on different orders since they were equipped with the same AEI 281 AZX traction motors.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 3.
Photo Date:  6/5/2011  Upload Date: 7/20/2011 2:01:53 PM
Location:  Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E741(5E1)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E742 (Series 3)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E742 (Series 3)
Description:  In 1964 and 1965 the South African Railways placed one hundred Class 5E1, Series 3 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E721 to E820. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. The distinction between series 2 and 3 locomotives appears to have been based only on the grounds of being built on different orders since they were equipped with the same AEI 281 AZX traction motors.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 3.
Photo Date:  4/26/2007  Upload Date: 8/5/2013 4:50:22 PM
Location:  Danskraal, Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  John N. Middleton
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E742(5E1)
Views:  398   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E817 (Series 3)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E817 (Series 3)
Description:  In 1964 and 1965 the South African Railways placed one hundred Class 5E1, Series 3 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E721 to E820. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. The distinction between series 2 and 3 locomotives appears to have been based only on the grounds of being built on different orders since they were equipped with the same AEI 281 AZX traction motors.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 3.
Photo Date:  3/24/2013  Upload Date: 7/8/2013 3:28:19 PM
Location:  Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E817(5E1)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E819 (Series 3)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E819 (Series 3)
Description:  In 1964 and 1965 the South African Railways placed one hundred Class 5E1, Series 3 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E721 to E820. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. The distinction between series 2 and 3 locomotives appears to have been based only on the grounds of being built on different orders since they were equipped with the same AEI 281 AZX traction motors.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 3.
Photo Date:  4/26/2007  Upload Date: 8/5/2013 4:58:15 PM
Location:  Danskraal, Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  John N. Middleton
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E819(5E1)
Views:  407   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E857 (Series 4)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E857 (Series 4)
Description:  In 1965 and 1966 the South African Railways placed one hundred Class 5E1, Series 4 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E821 to E920. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. Series 4 locomotives were equipped with AEI 281 AX traction motors.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 4.
Photo Date:  4/1/2013  Upload Date: 7/8/2013 3:38:47 PM
Location:  Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E857(5E1)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E866
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E866
Description:  In 1965 and 1966 the South African Railways placed one hundred Class 5E1, Series 4 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E821 to E920. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. Series 4 locomotives were equipped with AEI 281 AX traction motors.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 4.
Photo Date:  7/10/1990  Upload Date: 1/6/2014 4:38:32 PM
Location:  Braamfontein,Johannesburg,GP, ZA
Author:  John Middleton
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E866(5E1)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E888 (Series 4)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E888 (Series 4)
Description:  In 1965 and 1966 the South African Railways placed one hundred Class 5E1, Series 4 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E821 to E920. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. Series 4 locomotives were equipped with AEI 281 AX traction motors.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 4.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2007 6:17:14 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E888(5E1)
Views:  727   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E894 (Series 4)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E894 (Series 4)
Description:  In 1965 and 1966 the South African Railways placed one hundred Class 5E1, Series 4 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E821 to E920. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, it was built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries. Series 4 locomotives were equipped with AEI 281 AX traction motors.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 4.
Photo Date:  9/22/2009  Upload Date: 1/9/2010 6:50:51 PM
Location:  Sentrarand, GP, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E894(5E1)
Views:  357   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E941 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E941 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2007 6:20:55 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E941(5E1)
Views:  1366   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E948 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E948 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 4:59:40 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E948(5E1)
Views:  1135   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E953 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E953 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 5:04:57 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E953(5E1)
Views:  391   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E958 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E958 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 5:09:02 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E958(5E1)
Views:  340   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E979 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E979 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 5:13:19 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E979(5E1)
Views:  419   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E994 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E994 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 5:16:56 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E994(5E1)
Views:  389   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E1003 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E1003 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 5:20:43 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E1003(5E1)
Views:  313   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E1015 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E1015 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 5:23:42 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E1015(5E1)
Views:  386   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E1017 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E1017 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 5:26:38 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E1017(5E1)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E1018 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E1018 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 5:29:01 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E1018(5E1)
Views:  372   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E1030 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E1030 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  5/8/2013  Upload Date: 6/19/2013 5:59:43 PM
Location:  Capital Park, Pretoria, GP, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E1030(5E1)
Views:  351   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E1032 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E1032 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 3/6/2009 5:31:10 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E1032(5E1)
Views:  404   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E1036 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E1036 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  8/5/2007  Upload Date: 11/8/2007 7:11:16 PM
Location:  Ladysmith, ZN, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E1036(5E1)
Views:  456   Comments: 0
SAR Class 5E1 E1040 (Series 5)
Title:  SAR Class 5E1 E1040 (Series 5)
Description:  Between 1966 and 1969 the South African Railways placed two hundred and twenty-five Class 5E1, Series 5 electric locomotives in service, numbered in the range from E921 to E1145. Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, they were built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, with the electrical equipment supplied by Associated Electrical Industries and English Electric. The locomotive body design was changed from rounded corners to squared corners somewhere between the construction of number E941, still with rounded corners, and E948 which has squared corners.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 5E1, Series 5.
Photo Date:  6/29/2013  Upload Date: 7/8/2013 4:06:02 PM
Location:  Durban, ZN, ZA
Author:  Charles Baker
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E1040(5E1)
Views:  232   Comments: 0


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