SAR Class QC-1 (Side A) (Type 1)         
Class QC-1 (QCJ-1) covered hoppers entered service between 1958 and 1977 and are designed to transport ammonium nitrate. They started life as Class AZ-4 open iron ore hoppers and were converted to Class QC-1 between 1986 and 1989, when the upper structures were added atop the original ore bins. The type 1 wagons have three hatches covering a continuous roof door opening, a ladder at one end, and the roof walkway is on the A side. This one is undergoing rejuvenation at the Transwerk workshops in Bloemfontein.

Number range 19 600 003 and 19 600 011 (reclassified from Class FK-1 in 1986), 19 600 038 to 19 601 204 (reclassified from Class FK-3 in 1986) and 19 601 212 to 19 601 654 (converted from Class AZ-4 in 1989), Length between couplers 12.772m, Length over headstocks 11.888m, Length between bogie pivot centres 8.230m, Height 3.949m, Width 2.261m, Roof door opening 6.990m x 0.534m, Tare (average) 23,580kg, Load 36,000kg, Capacity 45m3.
Date: 4/7/2006 Location: Bloemfontein, FS,  ZA Country Flag Views: 451 Collection Of:   Col AndrĂ© Kritzinger
Rolling Stock: SAS 19600569 (Covered Hopper) Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
SAR Class QC-1 (Side A) (Type 1)
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