1930 in South Africa

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List of years in South Africa

Events[edit]

May
  • 19 – White women are enfranchised.
October

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Railways[edit]

Railway lines opened[edit]

  • 14 April – Cape – Fort Knokke to Woltemade no. 1, 4 miles 5 chains (6.5 kilometres).[1]
  • 24 April – Free State – Parys to Vredefort, 10 miles 75 chains (17.6 kilometres).[1]
  • 14 May – Free State – Petrus Steyn to Lindley, 27 miles 67 chains (44.8 kilometres).[2]
  • 19 September – Natal – Empangeni to Nkwalini, 39 miles 67 chains (64.1 kilometres).[1][2]
  • 1 November – Cape – Koopmansfontein to Postmasburg, 65 miles 74 chains (106.1 kilometres).[2]
  • 6 November – South West AfricaWitvlei to Gobabis, 31 miles 44 chains (50.8 kilometres).[2]
  • 10 December – Cape – New England to Barkly East, 18 miles 6 chains (29.1 kilometres).[2]

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. 189, ref. no. 200954-13
  2. ^ 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. 190, ref. no. 200954-13
  3. ^ a b Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 50–51, 71. ISBN 0869772112. 
  4. ^ 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. 95. ISBN 9 780620 512282. 
  5. ^ a b c Holland, D.F. (1972). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways, Volume 2: 1910-1955 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. pp. 67–68, 89. ISBN 978-0-7153-5427-8. 
  6. ^ Espitalier, T.J.; Day, W.A.J. (1946). The Locomotive in South Africa - A Brief History of Railway Development. Chapter VII - South African Railways (Continued). South African Railways and Harbours Magazine, May 1946. pp. 375-376.
  7. ^ a b 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. pp. 23-24.