SAR Class X-21 (Side A)         
Class X-21 (XJ-21, XP-21 type 1, XPJ-21 type 1) wagons entered service between 1958 and 1961, and between 1982 and 1984 some Class XC-5 and XS-5 wagons were also converted to Class X-21. They are designed to transport water, treacle, oil and other similar products (Diesel in this case). When undergoing a major service many tank wagons are now being equipped with a new all round the turret walkway, like on this wagon. It wears the Transnet Freight Rail emblem.

Number range 30 027 004 to 30 031 303 (built as X-21), 30 031 311 to 30 031 664 (ex XS-5) and 30 031 710 to 30 031 745 (ex XC-5), Length between couplers 13.380m, Length over headstocks 12.496m, Length between bogie pivot centres 9.144m, Height 3.835m, Width 2.515m, Tank diameter 1.972m, Tare (average) 19,730kg, Load 30,910kg (water), 25,690 (diesel) or 29,360kg (oil), Capacity 30,910l (full), 30,910l (water), 30,580l (diesel) or 30,910l (oil).
Date: 10/7/2009 Location: Kaalfontein, Kempton Park, GP,  ZA Country Flag Views: 226 Collection Of:   Col AndrĂ© Kritzinger
Rolling Stock: SAS 30031095 (Tank Car) Author:  Andre Kritzinger
SAR Class X-21 (Side A)
Picture Categories: RollingStock This picture is part of album:  South Africa's Rolling Stock - 30 Number Range
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