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SAR Combo Brake Van

Class
Composite Goods Brake Van
Item Type
Composite Goods Brake Van
Parent System
SAR
Gauge
Broad
Description
Composite Goods Brake Van
Year Of Manufacture
1890 thru 1920 (4)
Manufactured By
Islington Workshops, Adelaide
Previous Classification
 
Current Classification
 
Year Of Withdrawal
 
Named
 
Number Range
50, 100/845, 103/846, 124
Tare
 
Capacity/Load
 
History In Service
The Composite Goods Brake Van was used mainly on goods trains for the transportation of goods, parcels, mail, departmental goods and passengers in second class accommodation which was non-smoking. Built from the 1890’s through to 1920 they survived into the 1960’s. They were originally painted regal red, which faded to brown.
See Also
 
Colour Schemes
SAR Regal Red
Modelling Hints
Strath Hobbies kit
Further Information
Modeling the railways of S.A. Convention
Plans
Modeling the railways of S.A. Convention