1972 in South Africa

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1972
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1972 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

May
August
October
Unknown date

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Railways[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

  • In March the South African Railways places the first of seventy Class 35-000 General Electric type U15C diesel-electric locomotives in branchline service.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices: South Africa: Heads of State: 1961-1994 (Accessed on 14 April 2017)
  2. ^ South African Railways Index and Diagrams Electric and Diesel Locomotives, 610 mm and 1065 mm Gauges, Ref LXD 14/1/100/20, 28 January 1975, as amended
  3. ^ Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 141–142. ISBN 0869772112.