SAR Class 5M Motor Coach (Type 2 R)         
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 2 coaches have a conductor's door to the rear of the motor compartment and one set of sliding doors, with a conductor's periscope and four windows between the two door sets. 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, 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).
Date: 8/1/2006 Location: Stikland, Cape Town, WC,  ZA Country Flag Views: 510 Collection Of:   Col AndrĂ© Kritzinger
Locomotives: SAS 13635(Electric M.U.)    Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
SAR Class 5M Motor Coach (Type 2 R)
Picture Categories: Passenger This picture is part of album:  South Africa's Rolling Stock - Passenger Commuter
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