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Owner: South African Railways
Model:GE U15CBuilt As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:GE 38740/1973Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:SAR Class 35-000
Other locos with this serial:  SAS 35-067(U15C)
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SAR Class 35-000 35-067
Title:  SAR Class 35-000 35-067
Description:  Between March 1972 and May 1973 the South African Railways placed seventy Class 35-000 GE U15C diesel-electric locomotives in service. The locomotive was designed and built in two batches by General Electric, fifty locomotives in 1972 and another twenty in 1973. They were numbered in the range from 35-001 to 35-070.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 35-000
Photo Date:  3/22/2007  Upload Date: 11/1/2007 5:09:25 PM
Location:  Stikland, Cape Town, WC, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS 35-067(U15C)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
SAR Derailment
Title:  SAR Derailment
Description:  The dented rear end is the only place where the loco number is visible - the front end is covered in a mudcoat.
Photo Date:  6/9/2007  Upload Date: 6/10/2007 10:44:51 AM
Location:  Moorreesburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  SAS 35-067(U15C)
Views:  396   Comments: 0
SAR Derailment
Title:  SAR Derailment
Description:  The fourth unit in the consist lying in the mud, with a pile of coal from one of the wagons and soggy Caterpillar tracks in the foreground.
Photo Date:  6/9/2007  Upload Date: 6/10/2007 10:37:56 AM
Location:  Moorreesburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  SAS 35-067(U15C)
Views:  394   Comments: 0
SAR Derailment
Title:  SAR Derailment
Description:  The Cat ditch digger visible behind 35-067 is attached with a cable to a Caterpillar forklift, off picture to the left. The forklift slipped off the roadbed into the ditch and got stuck in the mud, and the cable was attached in a futile attempt to liberate it.
Photo Date:  6/9/2007  Upload Date: 6/10/2007 10:54:07 AM
Location:  Moorreesburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  SAS 35-067(U15C)
Views:  451   Comments: 0
SAR Derailment
Title:  SAR Derailment
Description:  Six days after the derailment track repairs are almost complete. Enough of the mud and coal paste had been washed off the trailing loco by the almost continuous rain to make its nose number legible.
Photo Date:  6/13/2007  Upload Date: 6/14/2007 4:28:38 PM
Location:  Moorreesburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  SAS 35-067(U15C)
Views:  580   Comments: 0
SAR Derailment
Title:  SAR Derailment
Description:  The last loco of the foursome still has a cab filled with a mixture of mud and coal. Even though it has a bent frame, it will probably be taken to the Transwerk shops in Bloemfontein for repairs.
Photo Date:  7/12/2007  Upload Date: 7/14/2007 6:40:24 PM
Location:  Moorreesburg, WC, ZA
Author:  Col Andre Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  SAS 35-067(U15C)
Views:  676   Comments: 0


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