||SAR Class 33-400 SCTP 1435
||Between July 1968 and March 1970 the South African Railways placed one hundred and fifteen Class 33-400 GE U20C diesel-electric locomotives in service. The locomotive was designed by General Electric and built in South Africa by the South African General Electric-Dorman Long Locomotive Group (SA GE-DL, later Dorbyl). They were numbered in the range from 33-401 to 33-515. In 1990 forty-five of them were transferred to TransNamib, the Namibian Railways, where some have since been rebuilt with reconditioned engines and renumbered from number 501 up. In 2015, some Class 33-000 and Class 33-400 locomotives were sold to the Congolese Company for Transportation and Ports (SCTP, formerly Onatra) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 33-400.
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||Koedoespoort, Pretoria, GP, ZA
||Col André Kritzinger
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