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Wegmann second class sleeping car of "BRB" class, circa 1952 BRB Sleeper taken at WCR Ballarat East in 2003

Wegmann (contractor Gebrüder Cred&eactue;) second class 4 berth sleeper.

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BRB 86 at Ballarat East on 6.1.1999

BRB 86

Wegmann (contractor Gebrüder Cred&eactue;) second class 4 berth sleeping car.
15.11.1952Entered service.
30.10.1964Rebuilt with the air conditioning removed as accomodation for semi-drivers, installed meal facilities and gas fridge.
11.7.1990Stored at Port Pirie.
31.8.1991Tenders called for disposal.
1992Sold to the City of Port Pirie.
By 9.1996Sold to West Coast Railway.
30.5.2000Used on the first official passenger train run by Australian Loco & Railway Carriage Co. carrying school children from Port Pirie to Adelaide and return.[cp 7.2000]
-Sold to "Pullman Car Co. Litgow".
10.2004Transferred to Lithgow by rail.
-Sold to Australian Locomotive and Railway Carriage Co Pty Ltd.[sm]
8.2010"Expressions of Interest" called by Australian Locomotive and Railway Carriage Co for sale.[sm]

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Second class sleeping car BRB 87 at Port Augusta on 6.4.1987

BRB 87

Wegmann (contractor Gebrüder Cred&eactue;) second class 4 berth sleeping car.
15.11.1952Entered service.
14.5.1965Rebuilt with the air conditioning removed as accomodation for semi-drivers, installed meal facilities and gas fridge.
6.4.1987At Port Augusta in use on a goods train.
11.7.1990Stored at Port Pirie.
31.8.1991Tenders called for disposal.
1992Sold to the City of Port Pirie.
8.5.1997At Port Pirie, badly fire damaged.
2001Sold to Australian Loco & Railway Carriage Co. for possible rebuild as lounge car.

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BRB 88

Wegmann (contractor Gebrüder Cred&eactue;) second class 4 berth sleeping car.
15.11.1952Entered service.
8.4.1965Rebuilt with the air conditioning removed as accomodation for semi-drivers, installed meal facilities and gas fridge.

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8.5.1993, Port Pirie - BRB89

BRB 89

Wegmann (contractor Gebrüder Cred&eactue;) second class 4 berth sleeping car.
15.11.1952Entered service.
30.7.1965Rebuilt with the air conditioning removed as accomodation for semi-drivers, installed meal facilities and gas fridge.
11.7.1990Stored at Port Pirie.
31.8.1991Tenders called for disposal.
1992Sold to the City of Port Pirie.
By 9.1996Sold to West Coast Railway.
3.2004Offered for Sale by Tender along with a large number of vehicles owned by West Coast Railway.
-Sold and moved to South Geelong.

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