Col André Kritzinger's Collection
Owner: South African Railways
Model:UCW 5E1Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:UCW E857/1965Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:Series 4
Other locos with this serial:  SAS E857(5E1)
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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)
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