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AHSF ANR BG Hopper ex HS

 

Class
AHSF
Item Type
Hopper Wagon
Parent System
ANR
Gauge
Broad
Description
Bogie Hopper Wagon used specifically for stone transport
Year Of Manufacture
1934 & 1953/4
Manufactured By
Islington Workshops and Goodwins NSW 
Previous Classification
HS (South Australian Railways)
Current Classification
 
Year Of Withdrawal
 
Named
Stonies
Number Range
52, 1934 build included 9521 to 9535 (excluding 9526 ?) 1953/4 build includes 9537 to 9575
Tare
 
Capacity/Load
50 Tons
History In Service
A hopper wagon used mainly for the transport of Angaston limestone to ICO Port Adelaide. Nicknamed 'Stonies'. Reclassified to AHSA  and AHSF after Sept 1979
See Also
HS, AHSA
Colour Schemes
SAR light grey, ANR oxide red, AN Green and Yellow, and more recently, bright orange
Modelling Hints
Use a Strath Hobbies HS Wagon kit
Further Information
Articleby Garry Kahler in AMRM Feb 1986.
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