1963 in South Africa

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List of years in South Africa

Incumbents

Events

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Births

Deaths

Railways

Locomotives

  • The South African Railways places the first of 130 Class 5E1, Series 2 electric locomotives in mainline service. These are the first electric locomotives to be built in South Africa in quantity.[1][2]

References

  1. Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. p. 128. ISBN 0869772112.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. South African Railways Index and Diagrams Electric and Diesel Locomotives, 610mm and 1065mm Gauges, Ref LXD 14/1/100/20, 28 January 1975, as amended