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ACDY ANR SG Cattle Van ex CD

 

Class
ACDY
Item Type
Cattle Wagon
Parent System
ANR
Gauge
Standard
Description
36’Cattle Wagon with external bracing along the chassis
Year Of Manufacture
1953
Manufactured By
 Gregg & Co. of Belgium
Previous Classification
CD, NCD  (Commonwealth Railways)
Current Classification
 
Year Of Withdrawal
1985
Named
 
Number Range
60 wagons numbered 1191 to 1250
Capacity
 
History In Service
These wagons were assembled by the Commonwealth railways workshop at Port Augusta. As of Nov 1977, 4 had been converted to standard gauge and reclassified CD, two had been written off, and the rest remained in service on the narrow gauge. This would have changed with the final conversion and closure of the final narrow gauge lines in 1995 Reclassified to ACDY after Sept 1979.
See Also
CB, CD, NCB, NCD, C, CS, ACBY, ACCY
Colour Schemes
CR Wagon Red, or ANR Red Oxide or AN Green and Yellow
Modelling Hints
DMZ has done a kit which is close to the CD
Further Information
Articles by Phil Curnow in Nov/Dec 1977 AMRM and the SARMA Buffer Stop
Plans