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ABDY ANR SG Van ex VD

 

 

Class
ABDY
Item Type
Covered Van
Parent System
ANR
Gauge
Standard
Description
45’ Covered Box Van
Year Of Manufacture
1956
Manufactured By
Perry Engineering, Adelaide
Previous Classification
VD   (Commonwealth Railways)
Current Classification
 
Year Of Withdrawal
1985
Named
 
Number Range
49 numbered from 1349 to 1397
Capacity
46 Tons
History In Service
Originally a VD van it was reclassified to ABDY after Sept 1979. Later in life many of these wagons were converted to carrying grain(1985), with the addition of roof doors and hoppers inside and with 8 bottom discharge chutes (AHDL).
See Also
VD and AHDL
Colour Schemes
CR Wagon Red, or ANR Red Oxide or AN Green and Yellow
Modelling Hints
Strath Hobbies at End Of The Line Hobbies
Further Information
AMRM Feb/March 1964
Plans
AMRM Feb/March 1964