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NABP Composite Narrow Gauge Sitting Cars

NABP 2 and 3

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Composite class narrow gauge sitting cars with longitudinal seating. Some were built by the South Australian Railways and purchased by the Commonwealth as part of the takeover of the North Australia Railway.

Note the history of some cars is a litle confusing as the North Australia Railway branch of the Commonwealth Railways was not very good at keeping accurate records of its rollingstock.

See also:
NABPB 5 NABP 6 NABP 7 NABP 9 NABP 10 NABP 11 NABP 12 NABP 13



NABP 2 at Darwin, circa 1915

94 -- NABP 2

Built at the South Australian Railways Adelaide locomotive workshops 4.1888, and issued to the Palmerston division as composite car "No.94", seating 14 first and 25 second class passengers.

Taken over by the CR and coded "NABP 2".
4.1888Entered service on the South Australian Railways Palmerston division as car "94".
1907Fitted with toilets, ladies compartment, electric light and through walkways on end platforms.
1.1.1911Taken over by the Commonwealth.
-Recoded "NABP 2".
23.4.1934Destroyed by fire at the Darwin sorting sheds.
-Underframe used for "NABP 7".

1.1959,Katherine - NABP3 + NABP7 (G Bond collection) 1.1959,Katherine - Composite car NABP3 (G Bond Collection)

95 -- NABP/NBP 3

Built at the South Australian Railways Adelaide locomotive workshops 4.1888, and issued to the Palmerston division as composite car "No.95", seating 14 first and 25 second class passengers.

Taken over by the CR and coded "NABP 3".
4.1888Entered service on the South Australian Railways Palmerston division as car "95".
1907Fitted with toilets, ladies compartment, electric light and through walkways on end platforms.
1.1.1911Taken over by the Commonwealth.
-Recoded "NABP 2".
-Converted to all second class and recoded "NBP".
12.7.1946Out of service.
1954Written off and sold to Fujita Salvage Co.



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