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B Ballast Wagons -- B 386 to 455

B 437, circa 1916

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers" as "B" class ballast wagons. Most of the wagons were reclassified as "BS" but structurally unchanged.

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B/BS 386

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
10.8.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
1916Converted to "BS".
20.10.1960Written off[blc]

B/BS 387

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
10.8.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
1916Converted to "BS".
12.7.1956Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS/RS 388

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
10.8.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
10.3.1936Converted to "GS" open goods.
19.10.1960Converted to "RS 388" flat wagon[blc]

B/BS 389

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
10.8.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
1916Converted to "BS".
12.7.1956Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/RS 390

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
17.8.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
22.2.1961Converted to "RS 390"[blc]
14.12.1962Recommened for write off[blc]
24.12.1962Written off[blc]

B/BS 391

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
17.8.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
1916Converted to "BS".
12.7.1956Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 392

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
17.8.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
28.2.1961Written off[blc]

B/BS 393

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
24.8.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
14.12.1962Recommened for write off[blc]
24.12.1962Written off[blc]

B/BS/GS 394

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
24.8.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
17.4.1936Converted to "GS" open goods.
12.7.1956Scrapped[blc]

B/TA/TSA/BS/GS 395

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
24.8.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
8.3.1915Converted to "TA 395" wooden water wagon.
19161Recoded "TSA 395"
10.5.1923Converted to "BS" hopper.
20.5.1939Converted to "GS" open goods, 18' long.
7.11.1962Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 396

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.7.1956Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 397

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
13.10.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.7.1956Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 398

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
13.10.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
28.2.1961Written off[blc]
1.3.1961Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 399

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
13.10.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
28.2.1961Written off[blc]

B/BS/RS 400

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
13.10.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
1916Converted to "BS".
24.10.1960Converted to "RS 400" flat wagon[blc]

B/BS 401

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
24.3.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 402

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.11.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
27.2.1964Written off[blc]

B/BS 403

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.11.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
8.5.1958Scrapped[blc]

7.10.1996 Port Augusta - Homestead Park - RS 404 4-wheel flat

B/BS/GS/RS 404

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.11.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
20.5.1930Converted to "GS" open goods, 18' long.
19.10.1960Converted to "RS" flat wagon.
-To Homestead Park - Port Augusta

B/BS 405 -- NGCS 632

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.11.1914Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
17.11.1928Converted to narrow gauge "NGCS 632" open goods wagon.
4.12.1956Written off[blc]
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 406

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
28.9.1938Converted to "GS" open goods.
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 407

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
17.4.1936Converted to "GS" open goods.
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 408

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
27.10.1938Converted to "GS" open goods.
28.2.1961Written off[blc]
1.3.1961Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/DS 409

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
21.9.1951Converted to "DS" poison sprayer.
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 410

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
20.3.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.5.1938Converted to "GS" open goods.
15.11.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
-Fitted with tank and recoded "ATEL".
27.2.1964Written off[blc]

B/BS 412

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
15.11.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/TSA/BS/RS 413

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
9.3.1915Converted to "TSA" water wagon.
10.5.1923Converted to "BS" hopper.
19.10.1960Converted to "RS 413" flat wagon[blc]

B/BS/GS 414

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
7.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
17.6.1938Converted to "GS" open goods.
18.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 415

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
17.3.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
17.11.1962Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 416

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
28.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
23.8.1965Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 417

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
30.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
14.12.1962Written off[blc]

B/BS 418

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
17.3.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 419

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
28.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
28.7.1938Converted to "GS" open goods.
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 420

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
27.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 421

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
30.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
5.6.1939Converted to "GS 421" open wagon[blc]
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 422

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
27.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
27.11.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 423

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 424

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
24.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 425 -- NGCS 633 -- NR 633

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
17.11.1927Converted to narrow gauge "NGCS 633" open goods wagon.
-To North Australia Railway[blc]
1972Converted to "NR" flat wagon[blc]
5.8.1977To Central Australia Railway 1977[blc]
3.1988On register

B/VS 426 -- Travelling butchers shop

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
7.3.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
20.4.1915Converted to "VS" travelling butchers shop. 18 foot long.
7.11.1962Written off[blc]

B/BS 427

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
7.11.1962Written off[blc]

B/BS 428 -- NGCS 634

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
24.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
1916Converted to "BS".
5.4.1929Converted to narrow gauge "NGCS 634".
4.12.1956Written off[blc]
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 429

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
24.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
6.5.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 430

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
1916Converted to "BS".
4.12.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 431

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
24.3.1939Converted to "GS" open goods.
27.11.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 432

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
16.6.1939Converted to "GS 432" open wagon[blc]
13.5.1958Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 433

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.5.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/RS 434

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
22.2.1961Report as being converted to "RS 434" flat wagon but doubtfull actually happened[blc]

B/BS 435

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
1916Converted to "BS".
2.1956Written off[blc]
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 436

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
30.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
6.5.1939Converted to "GS 436" flat wagon[blc]
2.1956Written off as "GS 436"[blc]
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 437

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.3.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
13.5.1939Converted to 18' "GS" open wagon.
24.12.1962Written off[blc]

B/BS 438

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
24.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
1916Converted to "BS".
2.1956Written off[blc]
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 439

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
24.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
16.6.1939Converted to "GS 439" flat wagon[blc]
2.1956Written off as "GS 439"[blc]
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 440

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
30.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
22.4.1939Converted to "GS 440"[blc]
2.1956Written off as "GS 440"[blc]
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 441

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 442

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
12.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
22.4.1939Converted to "GS" open goods, 18' long.
23.8.1965Sold to BHP [blc]

B/BS 443

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
23.8.1965Scrapped[blc]

B/BS 444

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
7.11.1962Written off[blc]

B/BS/RS 445

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
27.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
22.2.1961Converted to "RS 445" flat wagon[blc]

B/BS/GS 446

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
20.5.1939Converted to "GS" open goods, 18' long.
27.2.1964Written off[blc]

B/BS/RS 447

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
30.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
19.10.1960Converted top "RS 447" flat wagon[blc]
5.1981Noted as fitted with work hut "W 14".

B/BS 448 -- NGCS 635

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
9.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
5.4.1929Converted to narrow gauge "NGCS 635".
4.12.1956Written off[blc]
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 449

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
30.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
24.3.1939Converted to "GS" open goods.
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS 450

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
24.3.1939Converted to "GS" open goods.
12.7.1957Scrapped as "BS 450"[blc]

B/BS 451

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
30.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
27.2.1964Written off[blc]
28.2.1967On Port Augusta Wharf[blc]

B/BS/GS 452

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
12.1.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
7.4.1938Converted to "GS" open goods.
6.5.1969Scrapped[blc]

B/BS/GS/RS 453

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
3.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
17.6.1938Converted to "GS" open goods.
19.10.1960Convetred to "RS 453" flat wagon[blc]

B/BS/GS 454

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
27.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
28.7.1938Converted to "GS" open goods.
30.10.1960Written off[blc]

B/BS 455

Four wheel ballast wagons built by "Gray Brothers".
27.2.1915Entered service as "B" ballast wagon, built "Gray Bros" on Port Augusta Division.
-Converted to "BS".
12.7.1957Scrapped[blc]



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