Serajoedal Stoomtram Maatschappij
In the Dutch East Indies the SJS, OJS, SDS and SCS were independent companies. However, in the Netherlands there was one joint management. Moreover there were a number of identical regulations concerning the four companies, viz. regulations for the management, instruction for their joint general agent in the Dutch East Indies, rules for the personnel (the personnel could inter alia be transferred from one company to another), technical regulations concerning the department of civil engineering, regulations for the maintenance of rolling stock and to secure the rights to the ground.
Serajoedal Stoomtram-Maatschappij (Serajoedal Steam Tram Company), SDS 1894-1940
Established in 1894, after R.H. Eysonius de Waal and O.J.A. Repelaer van Driel had obtained concessions, which were granted in 1893 and in 1894 were taken over by the Financiel Maatschappij van Nilverheidsondernemingen in Nederlandsch-Indie (Financial Company of Dutch Undertakings in the Dutch East Indies). 1897 opening of the first lines Maos - Purwokerto, Purwokerto – Sukaradja.
Above and below: C1411, formerly SDS 11, preserved outside the PJKA headquarters building in Purwokerto with a clock mounted on the cab, photographed on 1985.
Above: C1412, formerly SDS 12, stored in the shed at Ambarawa in February 1987.
Below: D1007, formerly SDS 201, preserved at Ambarawa in November 1976.
Above and below: D1007, formerly SDS 201, preserved at Ambarawa in November 1976, above, and in February 1987 below.
Created 5th January 2016.
5th January 2016.
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