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CB Cattle wagons -- CB 739 to 793

standard gauge 35' cattle wagons, which were classified "CB" and allocated road numbers 739 through 793. These wagons had loading doors at either end and in their centre.

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CB 739 -- CE 763 -- ACEY 763 -- RSEY 763

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
10.11.1936Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
2.3.1973Joined with underframe of "CB 742" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 763".
-Recoded "ACEY".
-Recoded "RSEY".

CB/CE 740 -- ACEY 740

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
10.11.1936Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
1974Joined with underframe of another "CB 762" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 740".
-Recoded "ACEY".

CB 741 -- CBP 741 -- CE 741 -- ACEY 741 -- RSEY 741

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
10.11.1936Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
-Converted to "CBP"[blc]
21.7.1959Returned to use as cattle van[blc]
24.5.1974Joined with underframe of another "CB 778" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 741".
-Recoded "ACEY".
-To "RSEY".

CB 742 -- CE 763 -- ACEY 763

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
10.11.1936Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
2.3.1973Joined with underframe of "CB 739" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 763".
-Recoded "ACEY".

12.1971,Port Pirie - sheep van SB1499 + part cattle van CB743

CB 743 -- CE/ACEY 743 -- RSEY 743

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
10.11.1936Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
9.4.1976Joined with underframe of "CB 771" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 743".
-Recoded "ACEY".
-Recoded "RSEY".

CB 744 -- CBP 744 -- CB 744

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
10.11.1936Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
-Fitted with wiles cooker.
22.6.1950Sides filled in to become a "CBP" class covered goods.
4.9.1956Returned to "CB 744" cattle wagon[blc]
10.10.1973Joined with underframe of "CB 748" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 748".

CB/CE 745

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
3.2.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports.
Return to cattle van use[blc]
5.6.1973Joined with underframe of "CB 775" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 745".

CB 746

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
13.1.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports.

CB 747 -- CB/CBP 747 -- R 747

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
16.1.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports.
13.9.1963Withdrawn from service as "CBP 747"[blc]
27.10.1967Converted to "R" flat.
-Fitted with camp unit "T 66".

CB/CE 748 -- ACEF/ACEY 748 -- RSEY 748

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
26.2.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
10.10.1973Joined with underframe of "CB 744" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 748".
-Recoded "ACEF".
-Recoded "RSEY".
5.9.1994Stored.

CB 749 -- CE/ACEY 749 -- RSEY 749

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
13.1.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
1.1979Joined with underframe of "CB 772" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 749".
-Recoded "ACEY".
-Recoded "RSEY".

CB 750 -- CBP 750 -- CB 750 -- CE/ACEY 750 -- RSEY 750

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
3.2.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
-Recoded "CBP 750"[blc]
10.8.1956Converted to "CB 749" cattle van[blc]
1.1979Joined with underframe of "CB 790" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 750".
-Recoded "ACEY".
-Recoded "RSEY".

4.1971,Port Augusta - cattle van CB751

CB/CE 751 -- ACEF/ACEY/RSEY 751 -- RSEY 751

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
16.1.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
20.3.1975Joined with underframe of "CB 784" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 751".
-Recoded "ACEF".
-Recoded "RSEY".
5.9.1994Stored.

4<sup>th</sup> November 1988,Peterborough cattle wagons ACEY752

CB/CE 752 -- ACEY 752 -- RSEY 752

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
3.2.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
6.4.1957Returned to use as "CB 752" cattle van[blc]
20.2.1974Joined with underframe of "CB 760" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 752".
-Recoded "ACEY".
-Recoded "RSEY".

25.8.1976 - Telford - CE753 sheep wagon

CB/CE 753 -- ACEF/ACEY 753

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
28.1.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
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28.1.1937"CB" cattle wagon entered service , 35' long, loading doors either end and centre.
1943Fitted with "Wiles" cooker and used as goods and ration van for military transports.
31.5.1972Joined with underframe of "CB 793" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 753".
-Recoded "ACEY".

12.1971,Port Augusta - cattle van CB754 CB755 on common underframe - before coding as CE755

CB/CE 754 -- ACEY 754 -- RSEY 754

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
28.1.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
17.11.1971Joined with underframe of "CB 755" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 754".
-Recoded "ACEY".

CB/CE 755

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
16.1.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
17.11.1971Joined with underframe of "CB 754" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 754".

CB/CE 756 -- ACEY 756 -- RSEY 756

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
13.1.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
25.1.1972Joined with underframe of "CB 789" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 756".
-Recoded "ACEY".
5.9.1994Stored.

CB 757 -- CE/ACEY 757 -- RSEY 757

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
26.2.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
2.1978Joined with underframe of "CB 765" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 757".
-Recoded "ACEY".

CB 758 -- CE/ACEY 758

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
10.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
1.1978Joined with underframe of "CB 766" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 758".
-Recoded "ACEY".

CB 759 -- CBP 759 -- CB 759 -- CE 759

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
16.4.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
-Recoded "CBP"[blc]
11.7.1955Returned to use as "CB 759" cattle van[blc]
11.8.1972Joined with underframe of "CB 770" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 759".
10.1975Destroyed in an accident at Crystal Brook.

CB 760

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
24.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
-Fitted with a Wiles Cooker[blc]
20.2.1974Joined with underframe of "CB 752" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 752".

CB 761 -- CBP 761 -- CE 761 -- ACEY 761

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
26.2.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
-Recoded "CBP"[blc]
30.11.1956Returned to use as "CB 761" cattle van[blc]
19.4.1974Joined with underframe of "CB 769" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 761".
-Recoded "ACEY".

CB 762

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
10.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports.
1974Joined with underframe of "CB 740" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 740".

12.1971 Port Augusta - cattle vans CB785 CB763 on common underframe - before coding as CE763

CB 763 -- CE 755 -- ACEY -- RSEY

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
26.2.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports.
24.7.1970Joined with underframe of "CB 785" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 755".
5.9.1994Stored.

CB 764 -- CBP 764 -- CB 764 -- CE/ACEY 764 -- RSEY 764

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
2.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
-Recoded "CBP"[blc]
15.8.1956Returned to use as "CB 764" cattle van[blc]
2.1976Joined with underframe of "CB 791" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 764".
-"ACEY".

CB 765

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
15.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports.
2.1978Joined with underframe of "CB 757" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 757".

CB 766 -- CBP 766 -- CB 766

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
19.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
-Recoded "CBP"[blc]
14.8.1956Returned to use as "CB 766" cattle van[blc]
1.1978Joined with underframe of "CB 758" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 758".

CB 767 -- CE/ACEY 767 -- RSEY 767

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
15.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1.1977Joined with underframe of "CB 786" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 767".
-Recoded "ACEY".

4.1971 Port Augusta - ways and works ex cattle van troop carrier CBP768 Wiles Cooker - CB 768 - circa 1940 Wiles Cooker - CB 768 - circa 1940 Wiles Cooker - CB 768 - circa 1940 19.4.1980,Stirling North - ways and works wooden van CBP768

CB 768 -- CBP 768

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
15.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Fitted with "Wiles" cooker and used as goods and ration van for military transports.
20.6.1950Sides filled in to become a "CBP" class covered goods.

CB 769

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
15.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
19.4.1974Body joined with "CB 769" to become "CE 761".

CB/CE 770 -- ACEY 770

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
10.4.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
11.8.1972Joined with underframe of "CB 759" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 759".
-Recoded "ACEY".

CB 771

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
7.4.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
9.4.1976Joined with underframe of "CB 743" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 743".

CB 772

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
25.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports.
1.1979Joined with underframe of "CB 749" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 749".

CB/CE 773 -- ACEF/ACEY 773

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
10.4.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
26.11.1974Joined with underframe of "CB 782" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 773".
-Recoded "ACEF".
5.9.1994Stored.

CB 774 -- CE/ACEY 774 -- RSEY 774

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
7.4.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
1.1978Joined with underframe of "CB 779" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 774".
-Recoded "ACEY".

CB 775

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
7.4.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports.
5.6.1973Joined with underframe of "CB 745" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 745".

CB 776 -- CE/ACEY 776 -- RSEY 776

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
25.3.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
2.1978Joined with underframe of "CB 777" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 776".
-Recoded "ACEY".

CB 777

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
16.4.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
2.1978Joined with underframe of "CB 776" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 776".

CB 778

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
28.4.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
24.5.1974Joined with underframe of "CB 741" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 741".

CB 779

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
5.5.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
Joined with underframe of "CB 774" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 774".

CB 780 -- CBP 780

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
19.5.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports.
-Recoded "CBP".
20.10.1960Written off[blc]

CB 781 -- CE/ACEF/ACEY 781 -- RSEY 781

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
17.5.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
10.1975Joined with underframe of "CB 878" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 781".
-Recoded "ACEF".

CB 782 -- CBP 782 -- CB 782

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
17.5.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports.
-Recoded "CBP"[blc]
14.8.1956Returned to "CB 782" cattle van[blc]
26.11.1974Joined with underframe of "CB 773" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 773".

CB 783 -- KE 783 -- TH 783

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
17.5.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Fitted with Wiles Cooker for use as personnel kitchen for military transports
12.4.1947Recoded "KE" Mobile kitchen.
17.10.1960Converted to "TH"[blc]

CB 784

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
17.5.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Fitted with "Wiles" cooker and used as goods and ration van for military transports.
20.3.1975Joined with underframe of "CB 751" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 751".

12.1971 Port Augusta - cattle vans CB785 CB763 on common underframe - before coding as CE763

CB 785 -- CBP 785 -- CB 785

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
28.4.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
-Recoded "CBP"[blc]
14.8.1956Returned to "CB 785" cattle van[blc]
24.7.1970Joined with underframe of "CB 763" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 755".

CB 786

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
23.6.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
1.1977Joined with underframe of "CB 767" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 767".

CB 787

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
19.6.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Fitted with "Wiles" cooker and used as goods and ration van for military transports
10.1975Joined with underframe of "CB 781" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 781".

CB 788

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
23.6.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
23.9.1979Written off[blc]

CB 789

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
30.6.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
25.1.1972Joined with underframe of "CB 756" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 756".

CB 790 -- CBP 790 -- CB 790

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
23.6.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports.
-Rcoded "CBP"[blc]
3.9.1956Returned to "CB 790" cattle van[blc]
1.1979Joined with underframe of "CB 750" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 750".

CB 791

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
19.6.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
2.1967Joined with underframe of "CB 764" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE 764".

CB 792 -- CBP 792 -- CB 792

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
23.6.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as personnel van for military transports
-Recoded "CBP". 1
8.4.1957Returned to "CB 792" cattle van

CB 793

standard gauge cattle wagon built by Robinson and Company.
30.6.1937Entered service as "CB" cattle wagon.
1943Used as goods and ration van for military transports
31.5.1972Joined with underframe of "CB 753" to form 70' cattle wagon coded "CE753".



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