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ALGX ANR SG Van ex LX

 

Class
AHGX
Item Type
Louvred Van
Parent System
ANR
Gauge
Standard
Description
Bogie Louvred Van
Year Of Manufacture
1958
Manufactured By
 Islington Workshops, Adelaide
Previous Classification
LX (South Australian Railways)
Current Classification
 
Year Of Withdrawal
 
Named
 
Number Range
1 to 156
Tare
 
Capacity/Load
33 Tons
History In Service
A large covered van constructed specifically for bogie exchange duties. At least two different builds have given rise to two significantly different ends. In 1975 some ALGX vans were converted to ALPY. Initially van numbers 57 to 79 were converted to SLP. Recoded to ALGX after Sept 1979.
See Also
LX, SLP, ALPY
Colour Schemes
SAR light grey, ANR Oxide Red, AN Green and Yellow
Modelling Hints
Trainoroma have produced RTR wagons.
Further Information
 
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