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Former Western Australian Government Railways brake vans obtained during World War II.

See also: NY 26 to 37 and NY 48 to 49.

Western Australian Government Railway information supplied by Andrew May.



1973,Darwin - Brake van NY38

C 35 -- Z 5038 -- Z 56 -- NY 38

Former Western Australian Government Railways 36ft. brakevan "Z 38" (duplicate), obtained during WWI. This seems to have been Western Australian Government Railways "56" but records are a bit confusing.
8.1896Issued to traffic by the Western Australian Government Railways as brakevan C 35.
10.1900Renumbered Z 5038.
c.1940Was to be renumbered Z 56, but may have been sold to the Commonwealth Railways before this was done.
11.1940Sold to the Commonwealth Railways.
-Entered service on North Australia Railway.
2.5.1951On register of North Australia Railway.
-Converted to a spray unit van for the poison train.
22.7.1970Written off.

C 40 -- Z 5043 -- Z 61 -- NY 39

Former Western Australian Government Railways 36ft. brakevan "Z 39" (duplicate), obtained during WWI. This seems to have been Western Australian Government Railways "61", but records are a bit confusing.
9.1896Issued to traffic by the Western Australian Government Railways as brakevan C 40.
9.1900Renumbered Z 5043.
c.1940Was to be renumbered Z 61, but may have been sold to the Commonwealth Railways before this was done.
10.1940Sold to the Commonwealth Railways.
-Entered service on North Australia Railway.
2.5.1951On register of North Australia Railway.



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