1895 in South Africa

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1895 in South Africa
1892 1893 1894 « 1895 » 1896 1897 1898

Years in South Africa

Events[edit]

April
  • 13 – The first electrical street lights in Cape Town are switched on.
June
December
Unknown date

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Railways[edit]

Railway lines opened[edit]

  • 1 December – Natal – Charlestown to Natal-Transvaal border, 2 miles 45 chains (4.1 kilometres).[1]
  • 15 December – Transvaal – Natal-Transvaal border to Union Junction near Alberton, 157 miles (252.7 kilometres).[1]

Locomotives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 183, ref. no. 200954-13
  2. ^ Baxter, Antony. The Two Foot Gauge Enigma (1st ed.). Plateway Press. pp. 37-45 & Appendix V. ISBN 1-871980-34-8.
  3. ^ Railway Modelling Scene, South Africa, May/June 1985, article written by Neill Mardell
  4. ^ Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 103–104. ISBN 0869772112.