1958 in South Africa

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List of years in South Africa

Events

April
September
October
December

Births

Deaths

Railways

Locomotives

Two new Cape gauge locomotive types enter service on the South African Railways (SAR):

  • The first of fifty-five Class 5E, Series 3 electric locomotives.[1]:127–128
  • In June and July forty-five Class 1-DE General Electric type U12B locomotives are the first diesel-electrics to enter SAR service in quantity.[1]:137–138

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. ISBN 0869772112.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>