SAR1 4-6-0 No. 439
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Location: Rovos Rail
Status: Operational
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Posted: Apr 21, 2020 @ 03:04:17 by brian-hillsdon
Yes this loco was built by DUBS 3093/1894
Posted: Mar 22, 2018 @ 18:03:04 by Russell Newman
This locomotive No. 439 named "Tiffany" is the oldest working mainline steam locomotive in South Africa and is part of Rovos Rail steam fleet at Pretoria. No. 439 was built by Dubs & Co. of Glasgow in Scotland in 1894 for the Cape Government Railway. No. 439 is currently the only Class 6 4-6-0 still able to steam in South Africa and is steamed on occasions at Rovos Rail s Depot Museum at Pretoria.