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NHBR Narrow Gauge Relay Brake Van

NHBR 18 to 23

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Exterior view of "NHRB" brakevan

Relay brake vans built by the South Australian Railways and purchased by the Commonwealth Railways as part of the Oodnadatta line take over on 1.1.1926.

See also:
NHBR 28 NHBR 29 NHBR 30



Exterior view of "NHRB" brakevan

NHBR 18

Relay brake van used on Central Australia Railway line.
-Purchased by the Commonwealth Railways and recoded "NHBR 18".
27.11.1951Shower fitted.
15.11.1957Totally destroyed in derailment at 549 miles.
20.10.1960Sold as scrap.

1050 -- NHBR 19

Relay brake van used on Central Australia Railway line.
3.6.1908Entered service on the South Australian Railways as 44 foot relay van No. "1050".
4.6.1924Purchased by the Commonwealth Railways and recoded "NHBR 19".
1946Shower fitted.
11.9.1958Auto couplers.
28.10.1963Written off.

1090 -- NHBR/NKE 20 -- NRA 1491

Relay brake van used on Central Australia Railway line.
11.1911Entered service on the South Australian Railways as 44 foot relay van No. "1090". Note: This is the second brake to carry road numner "1090" as the first was destoryed by fire in 1910.
4.6.1924Purchased by the Commonwealth Railways and recoded "NHBR 20".
1946Shower fitted.
26.2.1964Written off.
-Converted to "NKE 20" kitchen car after being fitted with camp kitchen unit S35[blc]
27.5.1965Written off as "NKE 140"[blc]
24.12.1965Underframe used as flat wagon "NRA 1491".[blc]
30.5.1980Written off Central Australia Railway

1142 -- NHBR 21

Relay brake van used on Central Australia Railway line.
10.6.1908Entered service on the South Australian Railways as 44 foot relay van No. "1142".
4.6.1924Purchased by the Commonwealth Railways and recoded "NHBR 21".
1946Shower fitted.
9.8.1956To North Australia Railway.
21.5.1963Withdrawn.
26.2.1964Written off.

NHBR at Port Augusta, circa 1918

5646 -- NHBR 22

Relay brake van used on Central Australia Railway line.
19.6.1916Entered service on the South Australian Railways as 44 foot relay van No. "5646".
4.6.1924Purchased by the Commonwealth Railways and recoded "NHBR 22".
2.6.1928Written off.[blc]

North Road - Relay van NHBR23 North Road - Relay van NHBR23

5647 -- NHBR 23

Relay brake van used on Central Australia Railway line.
19.6.1916Entered service on the South Australian Railways as 44 foot relay van No. "5647".
4.6.1924Purchased by the Commonwealth Railways and recoded "NHBR 23".
1946Shower fitted.
15.5.1959Auto couplers fitted.
22.6.1959To North Australia Railway.
13.9.1963Declared obsolete and should be written off[blc]
27.5.1969Written off.



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