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1910 in South Africa

1910
in
South Africa

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The following lists events that happened during 1910 in South Africa.

Incumbents

Events

May
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Births

Deaths

Railways

Railway lines opened

  • 21 March – Cape Eastern – Riverside (Natal) to Malenge, 8 miles 24 chains (13.4 kilometres).[3]
  • 27 April – Natal – Utrecht Junction to Utrecht, 26 miles (41.8 kilometres).[3]
  • 29 April – Transvaal – Belfast to Lydenburg, 64 miles 40 chains (103.8 kilometres).[3]
  • 15 May – Transvaal – Komatipoort to Newington, 68 miles 25 chains (109.9 kilometres).[3]
  • 4 July – Transvaal – Dunswart to Cranbourne, 3 miles 14 chains (5.1 kilometres).[3]

Locomotives

Natal
Transvaal
  • Five new Cape gauge locomotive types enter service on the Central South African Railways (CSAR):
    • In March, ten Class 10-2 4-6-2 Pacific type steam locomotives, five with and five without superheaters. In 1912, they will be designated Class 10A (saturated steam) and Class 10B (superheated) on the SAR.[4][5]
    • Twelve lighter Class 10-C 4-6-2 Pacific type locomotives. In 1912, they will be designated Class 10C on the SAR.[5][7]
    • One American-built Class 10 4-6-2 Pacific type. In 1912, it will be designated the sole Class 10D on the SAR.[5]
    • Also in March, a single experimental 2-6-6-2 Mallet articulated locomotive. In 1912, it will be designated Class MD on the SAR.[4][5]

References

  1. ^ a b Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices: South Africa: Governors-General: 1910-1961 (Accessed on 14 April 2017)
  2. ^ The South African Railways - Historical Survey. Editor George Hart, Publisher Bill Hart, Sponsored by Dorbyl Ltd., Published c. 1978, p. 25.
  3. ^ a b c d e Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 186, ref. no. 200954-13
  4. ^ a b c d e Holland, D.F. (1971). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways. 1: 1859–1910 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. pp. 99–105, 138–140. ISBN 978-0-7153-5382-0.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 34–37, 52–53, 84–86. ISBN 0869772112.
  6. ^ a b Classification of S.A.R. Engines with Renumbering Lists, issued by the Chief Mechanical Engineer’s Office, Pretoria, January 1912. (Reprinted in April 1987 by SATS Museum, R.3125-6/9/11-1000)
  7. ^ a b Holland, D. F. (1972). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways. 2: 1910-1955 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. pp. 13–17, 140. ISBN 978-0-7153-5427-8.