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AKKL ANR SG Open ex OB

 

Class
AKKL
Item Type
Slab Steel Transport Wagon
Parent System
ANR
Gauge
Standard
Description
43’ Bogie Slab Steel Transport Wagon
Year Of Manufacture
Converted 1991/92, built 1925, 1928, 1954/5
Manufactured By
1925, American Car & Foundry, 1928 & 1954/5 Islington workshops 
Previous Classification
OB (South Australian Railways)
Current Classification
 
Year Of Withdrawal
 
Named
 
Number Range
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Tare
 
Capacity/Load
44 and 55 Tons
History In Service
Modified OB under frames used with a wooden sleeper sized bolsters to support the slab product. The slab product was loaded at Whyalla and then trans-shipped at Islington for the onward journey to Melbourne. The wagons had variations of doors or center panels removed.
See Also
OB, AKKF
Colour Schemes
SAR Light grey, ANR Oxide Red, AN Green and Yellow
Modelling Hints
Use a orient Reproductions OB and remove the doors.
Further Information
Modeling the Railways of S.A. convention 2-9
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