Owner: South African Railways
Model:UCW 6E1Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:UCW E1370/1972Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:Series 3
Other locos with this serial:  SAS E1370(6E1)
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SAS E1370
Title:  SAS E1370
Photo Date:  3/19/2009  Upload Date: 3/19/2009 1:46:40 PM
Location:  Redan, ZA
Author:  Logan Stone
Locomotives:  SAS E1370(6E1)
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SAR Class 6E1 E1370 (Series 3)
Title:  SAR Class 6E1 E1370 (Series 3)
Description:  Between 1971 and 1973 the South African Railways placed one hundred and fifty Class 6E1, Series 3 electric locomotives in mainline service, numbered in the range from E1296 to E1445. It was designed and built by Union Carriage and Wagon in Nigel, Transvaal, with the electrical equipment supplied by the General Electric Company (GEC). The fifty Series 2 and the first fifty Series 3 locomotives up to E1345 are visually indistinguishable from each other, while Series 3 numbers E1346 and up have a wider stirrup middle step below their side doors.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 6E1, Series 3.
E1370 re-entered service in 2014 as Class 18E, Series 2 number 18-793 after being rebuilt. See the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 18E, Series 2.
Photo Date:  5/20/2013  Upload Date: 12/5/2009 2:31:45 PM
Location:  Klerksdorp, NW, ZA
Author:  Col André Kritzinger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SAS E1370(6E1)
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