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ANR AVAY Brake Van

 

Class
AVAY
Item Type
Brake Van
Parent System
ANR
Gauge
Standard
Description
Bogie Brake Van
Year Of Manufacture
1947/8 and 1962
Manufactured By
Islington Workshops, Adelaide
Previous Classification
8300
Current Classification
 
Year Of Withdrawal
1985
Named
 
Number Range
8300 to 8313, and 8314 to 8394
Tare
 
Capacity/Load
35 Ton
History In Service
These steel brake vans followed the design of the 800/850 class passenger cars. They were built originally in 1947/8 and then a second batch in 1962. Reclassified AVAY in 1982.
See Also
 8300
Colour Schemes
SAR regal red, weathered through to brown. Later came the ANR lemon twist.
Modelling Hints
Rocky River Models for the early 8300 and the Lima 8300 for the second build.
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