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Freight Rolling Stock

The following table outlines a brief history of each vehicle.

Status Number
Builder
Year
Last User
Description
 - LX 5179 Unknown 1895 WAGR (1979) 6 wheel Ballast Plough, early history unclear – identified as LX 5179 by 1909
 - C14 Hurst Neilson & Co 1898 EBR (1970) 4 wheel open wagon, built by Nth Mt Lyell Railway, obtained/rebuilt by EBR 1903
 - Dust Car1 unknown - APC (1966) 4 wheel open wagon
 - Dust Car 2 unknown - APC (1966) 4 wheel open wagon
 - Dump Car 1 unknown - APC (1966) 4 wheel side dump wagon
 -  Dump Car 2 unknown - APC (1966) 4 wheel side dump wagon
 -  Dump Car 3 unknown - APC (1966) 4 wheel side dump wagon
 - X 7732 WAGR Midland 1932 WAGR (1979) 4 wheel bulk wheat
 - C 552 TGR Launceston 1937 AN(T) (1977) 4 wheel open wagon
 - C 562 TGR Launceston 1939 AN(T) (1977) 4 wheel open wagon
 - NTOD 1772 SAR Islington 1942 ANR (1980) Bogie Oil Tank, built 3’6″ gauge for Dept. of Army – used on NAR, later transferred to SAR Peterborough Division as TS 8401, owned by Shell Company. Transferred to 5’3″ as TS 8401 in 1955, back to 3’6″ 8/1969, to 5’3″ 1/1970, transferred to Commonwealth Railways 1/1973 and converted to 3’6″ as NTOD 1772
 - CC 51 TGR Launceston 1943 AN(T) (1985) Bogie open wagon
 - FFT1 APC Fyansford 1946 APC (1966) 4 wheel coal flat
 - FFT2 APC Fyansford 1946 APC (1966) 4 wheel coal flat
 - FFT3 APC Fyansford 1946 APC (1966) 4 wheel coal flat
 - FFT4 APC Fyansford 1946 APC (1966) 4 wheel coal flat
 - FFT5 APC Fyansford 1946 APC (1966) 4 wheel coal flat
 - CCC 36 TGR Launceston 1947 AN(T) (1985) Bogie open wagon
 - FFL 1 APC Fyansford 1948 APC (1966) Bogie low loader
 - QQ 6 TGR Launceston - AN(T) (1986) Bogie ballast wagon, built as MM 3, purchased from BHP Co. at Devonport in 1948
 - GEF 11620 WAGR Midland? - WAGR (1990) 4 wheel open wagon
 - GEF 11979 WAGR Midland? - WAGR (1990) 4 wheel open wagon
Operational VTS 10623 Comm. Eng? - QR (1990) 4 wheel ballast wagon
Operational VTS 21945 Comm. Eng? - QR (1990) 4 wheel ballast wagon
 - NC 18417 WAGR Midland 1953 WAGR (1991) 4 wheel flat wagon
 - NC 18558  WAGR Midland 1953 WAGR (1991) 4 wheel flat wagon
 - NC 18825  WAGR Midland 1960 WAGR (1991) 4 wheel flat wagon
 - QG 5 TGR Launceston 1954 AN(T) (1982) Grover bogie ballast wagon
 - CCC 103  TGR Launceston 1955 AN(T) (1985) Bogie open wagon -
 - CCC 116  TGR Launceston 1955 AN(T) (1985) Bogie open wagon
 - VP 110 VR Newport 1955 VR (1990) Bogie louvre van  -
 - VP 127 VR Newport - VR (1991) Bogie louvre van. Gauge converted and operational. Believed to be the only VR vehicle to have operated on 3 gauges.
 - VBAY 66 VR Newport  -  - Bogie louvre van  -
 - NTOD 7992 Perry Engineering Co. 1956 ANR (1980) Bogie Oil Tank, owned by Shell Co. of Aust., issued to traffic on SAR 3/1956, as TS 7992 (3’6″), transferred to Commonwealth Railways on 13/8/1959.
 - QG 19 TGR Launceston 1956 AN(T) (1983) Grover bogie Ballast wagon
Operational SF 2 TGR Launceston AN(T) Bogie match wagon
Operational HJS22744  -  -  - -
Operational HJS23048  - - - -
Under restoration Y5255 - - - -

Abbreviations

  • ANR – Australian National (former Commonwealth Railways & former SAR)
  • AN(T) – Australian National (Tasrail), (former TGR) Now PacificNational
  • APC – Australian Portland Cement Ltd, Fyansford, Vic (now Australian Cement Ltd).
  • EBR – Emu Bay Railway Co. Ltd., Burnie, Tasmania
  • PSM – Pioneer Sugar, Ayr, Queensland.
  • QR _ Queensland Railways
  • SAR – South Australian Railways (now ANR).
  • SRWSC – State Rivers & Water Supply Commission (Rural Water Commission of Vict.)
  • TGR – Tasmanian Government Railways (now AN(Tasrail))
  • VR – Victorian Railways (V/Line)Now PacificNational
  • WAGR – Western Australian Government Railways