1959 in South Africa

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1959 in South African sport

Years in South Africa

Events[edit]

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December
  • 12 – The 47th Annual Conference of the African National Congress takes place in Durban.
Unknown date

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Railways[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

Three new Cape gauge locomotive types enter service on the South African Railways (SAR):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 143–144. ISBN 0869772112. 
  2. ^ a b 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
  3. ^ Dulez, Jean A. (2012). Railways of Southern Africa 150 Years (Commemorating One Hundred and Fifty Years of Railways on the Sub-Continent - Complete Motive Power Classifications and Famous Trains - 1860-2011) (1st ed.). Garden View, Johannesburg, South Africa: Vidrail Productions. p. 293. ISBN 9 780620 512282.