Mashonaland Railways. Coach number 21
Drawn by & copyright: Sue Lawrence
This coach was originally built as Mashonaland
Railways  #21 in 1902 for £2,256. 13. 9d by the
Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Co. It
was one of four Composite 1st / 2nd class
coaches (# 18 - 21).

Converted to and all 1st Class coach in 1924.

In 1940 converted to a service coach by the SAR
in their Mafeking Workshops for use on the
Vryburg to Bulawayo section., later reverting to
RR use as a pool service coach, numbered 0831.

Displayed in the museum as Mashonaland
Railways  #21, but with the interior as a service
coach.
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