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NHS Narrow Gauge Brake Van

NHS 1 to 2, 5 to 6

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Exterior view of "NBP 4" and a NHS brakevan, circa 1910

narrow gauge brakevans used on the North Australia Railway.



NHS brake van, circa 1915

98 -- NHS 1

Four wheel Brake van, built at South Australian Railways Adelaide loco workshops as "No.98" and issued to Palmerston system 4.1888.

Transferred to the CR and recoded "NHS 1".
4.1888Entered service on the South Australian Railways Palmerston division as "98".
-Taken over by the Commonwealth.
-Recoded "NHS 1".
?May have been recoded "NHS 5".

NHS 2 at Darwin, circa 1975

99

Four wheel Brake van, built at South Australian Railways Adelaide loco workshops as "No.99" and issued to Palmerston system 7.1888.

Transferred to the CR and recoded "NHS 2".
7.1888Entered service on the South Australian Railways Palmerston division as "99".
1.1.1911Taken over by the Commonwealth.
-Recoded "NHS 2".
-Written off between 1935 and 1940.
?May have been recoded "NHS 6".

NHS 5

Four wheel brake van used on North Australia Railway system. On register 6.1924, most likely it is "NHS 1" renumbered.
6.1924On register of North Australia Railway rollingstock.

NHS 6

Four wheel brake van used on North Australia Railway system. On register 6.1924, most likely it is "NHS 2" renumbered.
6.1924On register of North Australia Railway rollingstock.



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