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1903 The first report was issued by the Transvaal  Government on  the working  of  the  Central  South  African  Railways since the organisation was formed, i.e. since the railways of the [[Transvaal Railway|Transvaal]] and  [[Orange Free State Railway|Orange  River  Colony]]  came  under  British Control. New  lines  had been opened  and further  works  were proposed  as  immediately necessary  for  coping with  "the enormous expansion and actively increasing traffic to the Rand goldfields."<ref>The Engineer 1903/10/09</ref>
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1910 As a result of the formation of the Union of South Africa, all the railways and ports were brought under the control of government-appointed Commissioners.  The overall organisation was referred to as [[South African Railways |South African Railways and Harbours]]<ref>The Times  Nov. 5, 1910 </ref>
 
1910 As a result of the formation of the Union of South Africa, all the railways and ports were brought under the control of government-appointed Commissioners.  The overall organisation was referred to as [[South African Railways |South African Railways and Harbours]]<ref>The Times  Nov. 5, 1910 </ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 11:20, 4 October 2021

1903 The first report was issued by the Transvaal Government on the working of the Central South African Railways since the organisation was formed, i.e. since the railways of the Transvaal and Orange River Colony came under British Control. New lines had been opened and further works were proposed as immediately necessary for coping with "the enormous expansion and actively increasing traffic to the Rand goldfields."[1]

1910 As a result of the formation of the Union of South Africa, all the railways and ports were brought under the control of government-appointed Commissioners. The overall organisation was referred to as South African Railways and Harbours[2]

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  1. The Engineer 1903/10/09
  2. The Times Nov. 5, 1910