1927 in South Africa

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1927
in
South Africa

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The following lists events that happened during 1927 in South Africa .

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Incumbents

Events

March
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Births

Deaths

Railways

Class HF Henschel Fairlie SAR Class HF 1386 (2-8-2+2-8-2).jpg
Class HF Henschel Fairlie
Class GF Garratt Class GF 4-6-2+2-6-4 no. 2370.jpg
Class GF Garratt
Class U Union Garratt Garratt Lokomotive Baureihe U sudafrikanische Eisenbahn.jpg
Class U Union Garratt
Class 18 SAR 3ft-6in 2-10-2 (CJ Allen, Steel Highway, 1928).jpg
Class 18
Class NG G12 Garratt SAR Class NG G12 57 (2-6-2+2-6-2).jpg
Class NG G12 Garratt

Railway lines opened

Locomotives

Seven new steam locomotive types, five Cape gauge and two narrow gauge, enter service on the SAR. All the Cape Gauge locomotives were delivered equipped with the new AAR knuckle couplers.

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South African Class U 2-6-2+2-6-2

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South African Class GH 4-6-2+2-6-4

The South African Railways Class GH 4-6-2+2-6-4 of 1928 was an articulated steam locomotive.

The South African Railways Class GC 2-6-2+2-6-2 of 1924 was an articulated steam locomotive.

South African Class GCA 2-6-2+2-6-2

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South African Class GD 2-6-2+2-6-2

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South African Class GDA 2-6-2+2-6-2

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The South African Railways Class GE 2-8-2+2-8-2 of 1925 was an articulated steam locomotive.

South African Class GF 4-6-2+2-6-4

The South African Railways Class GF 4-6-2+2-6-4 of 1927 was an articulated steam locomotive.

South African Class GG 2-6-2+2-6-2

The South African Railways Class GG 2-6-2+2-6-2 of 1925 was an articulated steam locomotive.

South African type ZA tender

The South African type ZA tender was a steam locomotive tender from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.

The South African type SH tender was a steam locomotive tender from the pre-Union era in the Natal Colony.

South African type SK tender

The South African type SK tender was a steam locomotive tender.

South African type WG tender

The South African type WG tender was a steam locomotive tender from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.

The South African type XS tender was a steam locomotive tender from the pre-Union era in Transvaal.

South African type HT tender

The South African type HT tender was a steam locomotive tender.

South African type MT1 tender

The South African type MT1 tender was a steam locomotive tender.

References

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  2. South African Railways & Harbours/Suid Afrikaanse Spoorweë en Hawens (15 Aug 1941). Locomotive Diagram Book/Lokomotiefdiagramboek, 3'6" Gauge/Spoorwydte. SAR/SAS Mechanical Department/Werktuigkundige Dept. Drawing Office/Tekenkantoor, Pretoria. p. 32.
  3. South African Railways & Harbours/Suid Afrikaanse Spoorweë en Hawens (15 Aug 1941). Locomotive Diagram Book/Lokomotiefdiagramboek, 2'0" & 3'6" Gauge/Spoorwydte, Steam Locomotives/Stoomlokomotiewe. SAR/SAS Mechanical Department/Werktuigkundige Dept. Drawing Office/Tekenkantoor, Pretoria. p. 32.
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 189, ref. no. 200954-13
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  6. Hamilton, Gavin N., The Garratt Locomotive - Garratt Locomotives from Other Builders , retrieved 10 November 2012
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