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AMMX ANR SG Wagon ex OMX

 

Class
AMMX
Item Type
Vehicle Transport
Parent System
ANR
Gauge
Standard
Description
Bogie 43’ Open Gondola style wagon
Year Of Manufacture
1925, 1928, 1954/5, conversion to OMB in 1952
Manufactured By
1925, American Car & Foundry, 1928&1954/5 Islington workshops
Previous Classification
OMX, OMB, OB  (South Australian Railways)
Current Classification
 
Year Of Withdrawal
 
Named
 
Number Range
1 to 19 in 1952, 20 to 39 in 1964 (converted from OG)
Tare
 
Capacity/Load
 
History In Service
A 43’ open gondola style wagon used for carrying car bodies from Adelaide to Melbourne for GMH. These wagons had their sides strengthened and slightly raised to carry motor bodies, and the tarpaulin support bar removed. Recoded after Sept 1979.
See Also
O, OB, OG, FO, OMB, OMX, OR, OX, OS, OWS, OWP, OC, FOX, OBR, AESY, AFPL, AKKF, AKKL, AOAF, AOGA, AOGF, AOGL, AOGY, AOSY, AOTL, AOXA, AOXF, AOXX, AOXY, AQOX, AZGY, AZGF, AZOF, AZVL, RFSY
Colour Schemes
SAR light grey, SAR oxide red (with yellow lip), ANR oxide red, AN green and gold.
Modelling Hints
Modify an Orient Reproductions OB
Further Information
Modelling the railways of SA Convention 2-5 to 2-12, 2-213
Plans
Modeling the railways of SA Convention page 2-12