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Reefsteamers
Johannesburg’s steam train

Private Rolling Stock @ Reefsteamers

"Lauren"

6A 454
Restoration in progress

Built By Dübs* in 1895 as work number 3347. The engine was delivered to the Cape Government Railways (CGR) and operated as CGR number 174. In 1912 the engine received the SAR number 454


*Dübs & Co. was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland, founded by Henry Dübs in 1863

"Charlotte"

6A 473
Restoration in progress

Built By Dübs* in 1897 as work number 3461. The engine was delivered to the Cape Government Railways (CGR) and operated as CGR number 194. In 1912 the engine received the SAR number 473


*Dübs & Co. was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland, founded by Henry Dübs in 1863



24 3647
Restoration in progress

"Elsabe"

25NC 3404
Restoration in progress

SAR 3404 is one of eleven 25 Classes built by North British Locomotive Company (NBL)* in 1953 as work number 27290 and the original boiler Nr. 10618 and entered regular service in September 1953.

25NC No.3404 "Elsabe" was one of the last four steam locomotives in regular train haulage and she hauled the very last, official Spoornet steam train "Trans Karoo" from Klerksdorp to Johannesburg on 22.March 1997

*The North British Locomotive Company (NBL, NB Loco or North British) was created in 1903 through the merger of three Glasgow locomotive manufacturing companies; Sharp, Stewart and Company (Atlas Works), Neilson, Reid and Company (Hyde Park Works) and Dübs and Company (Queens Park Works), creating the largest locomotive manufacturing company in Europe and the British Empire.