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NB Ballast Hopper Wagons -- NB 1391 to 1445

A contract was awarded to Moore Road Ind in 1957 to construct 55 ballast hopper wagons. They were classified "NB" and given road numbers 1391 through 1445.

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NB 1391 -- BA 1790 -- AHTY 1790 -- NHG 1 -- ENHT 1

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
26.4.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
30.3.1963Converted standard gauge "BA 1790"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
1.1980Returned from Western Australian Railways[blc]
3.4.1984To Port Lincoln.[pk]
-Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
5.1.1984To "NHG 1".[rrc]
3.4.1984Sent to Port Lincoln.[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 1".[rrc]

NB 1392 -- BA 1787 -- QJA 19

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
26.4.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
30.3.1963Converted standard gauge "BA 1787"[blc]
7.8.1969Returned to narrow gauge as "NB 1392"[blc]
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.
-Sent to Tasmania.
12.2.1981"Recoded Air Brake wagon "QJA 19"[blc]

6<sup>th</sup> March 2006,Port Lincoln - Locomotive 906 + ENHG5 2<sup>nd</sup> May 1989,Port Lincoln hoppers ENHG 1 ENHG 5 brakevan CGN 1

NB 1393 -- BA 1538 -- AHTY 1538 -- ENHT 9 -- ENHG 5

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
26.4.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
5.9.1958Converted standard gauge "BA 1538"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
13.7.1984To Port Lincoln.[pk]
18.7.1984Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
-To "NHG 9".[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 9".[rrc]
Parts of "ENHT 3" and "ENHT 9" combined. Recoded "ENHG 5".[rrc]

NB 1394

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
8.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
2.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
16.12.1976Sent to Tasmania.

4.1971,Port Augusta - ballast hopper BA1539

NB 1395 -- BA 1539 -- AHTY 1539 -- NHG 5 -- ENHT 5

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
3.9.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
5.9.1958Converted standard gauge "BA 1539"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
-Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
5.1.1984To "NHG 5".[rrc]
6.4.1984To Port Lincoln.[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 5".[rrc]

NB 1396 -- QJA 29

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
24.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
9.7.1957To North Australia Railway[blc]
12.1977On North Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania.
3.4.1981"Recoded Air Brake wagon "QJA 29"[blc]

28.8.1976 - Alice Springs  - NB1397 hopper 28.8.1976 - Alice Springs  - NB1397 hopper 28.8.1976 - Alice Springs  - NB1397 hopper

NB 1397 -- QJA 20

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
3.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
2.1970To Central Australia Railway[blc]
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.
-Sent to Tasmania.
4.3.1981"Recoded Air Brake wagon "QJA 20"[blc]

NB 1398 -- BA 1540 -- AHTY 1540 -- NHG 6 -- ENHT 6

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
3.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
1.10.1958Converted standard gauge "BA 1540"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
-Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
5.1.1984To "NHG 6".[rrc]
9.4.1984To Port Lincoln.[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 6".[rrc]

NB 1399 -- BA 1545 -- AHTY 1545 -- ENHT 8

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
3.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
30.9.1958Converted standard gauge "BA 1545"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
13.7.1984To Port Lincoln.[pk]
13.7.1984Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
-To "NHG 8".[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 8".[rrc]

NB 1400 -- QJ 11

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
1977Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
31.10.1977"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 11"[blc]

NB/NBA 1401

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
15.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
6.1976Sited on Central Australia Railway[blc]
1977Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
-Recoded "NBA".
18.12.1993Written Off.

NB 1402 -- QJ 3

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
15.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
16.12.1975Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
28.2.1977"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 3"[blc]

NB 1403 -- QJA 23

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
8.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
1.1970To Central Australia Railway[blc]
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.
-Sent to Tasmania.
26.3.1981"Recoded air brake wagon "QJA 23"[blc]

NB 1404

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
15.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
6.1976Sited on Central Australia Railway[blc]
2.1977Sent to Tasmania.

NB 1405 -- BA 1547 -- AHTY 1547 -- NHG 7 -- ENHT 7

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
15.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
1.10.1958Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1547"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
-Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
5.1.1984To "NHG 7".[rrc]
13.4.1984To Port Lincoln.[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 7".[rrc]

2<sup>nd</sup> May 1989,Port Lincoln hoppers ENHG 1 ENHG 5 brakevan CGN 1

NB 1406 -- BA 1541 -- AHTY 1541 -- NHG 1 -- ENHG 1

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
15.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
30.9.1958Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1541"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
27.7.1984To Port Lincoln.[pk]
-Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
1.11.1985Parts of "AHTY 1541" and "AHTY 1788" combined. Momentry code "NHG 1" then recoded "ENHG 1".[rrc]

NB 1407 -- QJ 9

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
2.1977Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
16.5.1977"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 9"[blc]

Commonwealth Railways,NB1408

NB 1408

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
2.12.1976Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
22.3.1978"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 17"[blc]

NB 1409 -- QJA 27

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
24.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
12.1977On North Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania.
27.3.1981"Recoded air brake wagon "QJA 27"[blc]

NB 1410

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
24.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
16.12.1975Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.

NB 1411 -- QJ 5

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
2.12.1976Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
24.3.1977"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 5"[blc]

NB 1412 -- QJ 16

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
22.5.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
16.12.1975Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
22.3.1978"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 16"[blc]

NB 1413

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
1977Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.

NB 1414

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
11.6.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
12.1977On North Australia Railway.

NB 1415 -- QJ 1

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
11.6.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
16.12.1975Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
27.9.1976"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 1"[blc]

NB 1416 -- QJA 21

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
10.6.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
12.1969To Central Australia Railway[blc]
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.
-Sent to Tasmania.
26.3.1981"Recoded air brake wagon "QJA 21"[blc]

NB 1417 -- QJ 14

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
2.1976Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
7.2.1978"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 14"[blc]

NB 1418

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
11.6.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
-To North Australia Railwayblc as new
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.

NB 1419 -- BA 1791 -- AHTY 1791 -- ENHT 10

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
10.6.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
20.3.1963Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1791"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
13.7.1984To Port Lincoln.[pk]
11.7.1984Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 10".[rrc]

NB 1420 -- BA 1546 -- AHTY 1546 -- ENHT 14

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
27.6.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
1.10.1958Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1546"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
24.7.1984To Port Lincoln.[pk]
24.7.1984Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
-To "NHG 14".[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 14".[rrc]

NB 1421 -- QJA 24

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
6.8.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
4.2.1970To Central Australia Railway[blc]
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.
-Sent to Tasmania.
27.3.1981"Recoded air brake wagon "QJA 24"[blc]

NB 1422

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
8.7.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
5.1978Sited Alice Springs[blc]

NB 1423 -- BA 1789 -- QJA 25

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
21.8.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
20.3.1963Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1789"[blc]
3.7.1969Returned to narrow gauge as "NB 1423"[blc]
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.
-Sent to Tasmania.
27.3.1981"Recoded air brake wagon "QJA 25"[blc]

NB 1424 -- QJ 15

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
2.1976Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
21.2.1978"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 15"[blc]

NB 1425 -- BA 1542 -- AHTY 1542 -- ENHT 13

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
26.7.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
1.10.1968Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1542"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
24.7.1984To Port Lincoln.[pk]
24.7.1984Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 13".[rrc]

NB 1426 -- QJA 22

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
26.7.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
By 26.8.1969To Central Australia Railway[blc]
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.
-Sent to Tasmania.
26.3.1981"Recoded air brake wagon "QJA 22"[blc]

NB 1427 -- QJA 18

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
26.7.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
12.1969To Central Australia Railway[blc]
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.
-Sent to Tasmania.
12.2.1981"Recoded air brake wagon "QJA 18"[blc]

NB 1428 -- QJ 13

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
1977Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
27.1.1978"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 13"[blc]

NB 1429 -- QJ 7

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind. 2
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
1977Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
19.4.1977"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 7"[blc]

2<sup>nd</sup> May 1989,Port Lincoln hoppers ENHG 1 ENHG 5 brakevan CGN 1

NB 1430 -- BA 1544 -- AHTY 1544 -- NHG 3 -- ENHT 3 -- ENHG 5

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
6.8.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
30.9.1958Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1544"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
-Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
5.1.1984To "NHG 3".[rrc]
11.4.1984To Port Lincoln.[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 3".[rrc]
Parts of "ENHT 3" and "ENHT 9" combined. Recoded "ENHG 5".[rrc]

NB 1431

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
21.8.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
12.1977On North Australia Railway.

NB 1432 -- QJA 26

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
21.8.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
12.1969To Central Australia Railway[blc]
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.
-Sent to Tasmania.
27.3.1981"Recoded air brake wagon "QJA 26"[blc]

NB 1433 -- QJ 8

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
1977Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
12.5.1977"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 8"[blc]

NB 1434 -- QJ 12

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
1977Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
8.12.1977"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 12"[blc]

NB 1435

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
5.9.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
16.12.1975Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.

NB 1436 -- QJ 6

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
1.1977Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
19.4.1977"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 6"[blc]

NB 1437 -- BA 1543 -- AHTY 1543 -- NHG 4 -- ENHT 4

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
22.1..1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
30.9.1958Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1543"[blc]
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
-Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
5.1.1984To "NHG 4".[rrc]
4.4.1984To Port Lincoln.[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 4".[rrc]

NB 1438

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
13.12.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
12.1969To Central Australia Railway[blc]
1981On Central Australia Railway inventory.

NB 1439 -- QJA 28

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
22.1..1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
1977Sent to Tasmania
3.4.1981"Recoded air brake wagon "QJA 28"[blc]

NB 1440 -- QJ 4

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
27.11.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
1976Sent from North Australia Railway to Tasmania.
15.3.1977"Recoded vacuum brake wagon "QJ 4"[blc]

NB 1441 -- BA 1786 -- AHTY 1786 -- ENHT 12

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
27.11.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
20.3.1963Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1786"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
19.7.1984To Port Lincoln.[pk]
19.7.1984Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 12".[rrc]

2<sup>nd</sup> May 1989,Port Lincoln hoppers ENHG 1 ENHG 5 brakevan CGN 1

NB 1442 -- BA 1788 -- AHTY 1788 -- NHG 1 -- ENHG 1

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
13.12.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
20.3.1963Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1788"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980returned from Western Australian Railways
26.7.1984To Port Lincoln.[pk]
-Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
1.11.1985Parts of "AHTY 1541" and "AHTY 1788" combined. Momentry code "NHG 1" then recoded "ENHG 1".[rrc]

NB 1443 -- QJA 30

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
27.11.1957Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
15.7.1968To North Australia Railway[blc]
12.1977On North Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania.
8.4.1981"Recoded air brake wagon "QJA 30"[blc]

12.1971,Port Augusta - ballast hopper BA1536

NB 1444 -- BA 1536

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
7.2.1958Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
29.8.1958Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1536"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
18.7.1984To Port Lincoln.[pk]

NB 1445 -- BA 1537 -- AHTY 1537 -- NHG 2 -- ENHT 2

Ballast Hopper built by Moore Road Ind.
7.2.1958Entered service as "NB" ballast hopper.
29.8.1958Converted to standard gauge as "BA 1537"[blc]
4.1977Hired to Western Australian Railways.
2.1980Returned to Australian National Railways[blc]
-Recoded "AHTY".[rrc]
5.1.1984To "NHG 2".[rrc]
10.4.1984To Port Lincoln.[rrc]
3.4.1985Recoded "ENHT 2".[rrc]



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