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NRN Flat wagons -- NRN 1702 to 1741

Mechanical Handling Ltd, Woodville, South Australia was awarded a contract in 1971 to, construct 40 narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagons, which were classified "NRN" and allocated road numbers 1702 through 1741.

Some of the NRN wagons were recoded as AQNA. Of these 32 in 1980/81 were sent to Tasmania were they became the FV class. They were later recoded as the QL class.

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1702 to 1706 1707 to 1711 1712 to 1716 1717 to 1721
1722 to 1726 1727 to 1731 1732 to 1736 1737 to 1741



NRN 1702 -- AQNY 3222

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
12.8.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
18.5.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
29.11.1980Converted to standard gauge as "AQNY 3222" flat wagon[blc]

NRN 1703 -- FV 31

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
20.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
29.4.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
17.8.1981Converted to "FV 31" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1704 -- FV 17

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
11.6.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
4.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
27.7.1981Converted to "FV 17" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1705 -- AQNA 17 -- FV 5

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
18.6.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
4.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
Sent to Tasmania[blc]
2.1980Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 17" container wagon[blc]
15.7.1981Converted to "FV 5" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1706 -- AQNA 2 -- FV 2

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
18.6.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
4.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
1.1980Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 2" container wagon[blc]
10.7.1981Converted to "FV 2" container wagon[blc]

10.5.1978,Alice Springs - NRN1707

NRN 1707 -- AQNA -- FV/QL 9

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
10.6.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
1.1978Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway.
1.1978Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA" container wagon[blc]
16.7.1981Converted to "FV 9" container wagon[blc]
-Recoded "QL 9".

NRN 1708 -- AQNA 9 -- FV 15

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
11.6.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
4.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
1.1980Shown on Central Australia Railway inventory.
6.1987Written off.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 9" container wagon[blc]
23.7.1981Converted to "FV 15" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1709 -- AQNA 7 -- FV 14

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
25.6.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
3.5.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 7" container wagon[blc]
23.7.1981Converted to "FV 14" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1710

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
25.6.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
1.1980Written off on Central Australia Railway.

NRN 1711 -- FV 18

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
6.10.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
2.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
17.7.1981Converted to "FV 18" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1712 -- AQNA 18 -- FV 6

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
6.10.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
1.1978Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway.
1.1978Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 18" container wagon[blc]
15.7.1981Converted to "FV 6" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1713

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
30.6.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.

NRN 1714 -- AQNA -- FV/QL 8

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
30.6.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
4.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
1.1980Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA" container wagon[blc]
11.7.1981Converted to "FV 8" container wagon[blc]
-Recoded "QL 8".

NRN 1715 -- FV 3

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
6.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
2.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
16.7.1981Converted to "FV 3" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1716 -- FV 24

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
7.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
4.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
31.7.1981Converted to "FV 24" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1717 -- AQNA 12 -- FV 11

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
17.8.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
18.5.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.

NRN 1718 -- FV 22

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
26.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
2.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
30.7.1981Converted to "FV 22" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1719 -- FV 20

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
21.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
4.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway[blc]
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
30.7.1981Converted to "FV 20" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1720 -- AQNA 14 -- FV 28

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
20.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
2.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 14" container wagon[blc]
3.8.1981Converted to "FV 28" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1721 -- FV 26

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
9.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
2.1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
6.8.1981Converted to "FV 26" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1722 -- FV 23

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
12.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
4.8.1981Converted to "FV 23" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1723 -- AQNA 6 -- FV 10

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
8.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
1.1980Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 6" container wagon[blc]
16.7.1981Converted to "FV 10" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1724 -- AQNY 3199

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
8.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
29.11.1980Converted to standard gauge as "AQNY 3199" flat wagon[blc]
-Used on Civil Eng Breakdown Train, Port Augusta.

NRN 1725 -- AQNA 15 -- FV 19

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
30.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 15" container wagon[blc]
30.7.1981Converted to "FV 19" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1726 -- AQNA 11 -- FV 13

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
30.7.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 11" container wagon[blc]
20.7.1981Converted to "FV 13" container wagon[blc]

10.5.1978,Alice Springs - NRN1727 + part NRE965

NRN 1727 -- AQNA 10 -- FV 12

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
15.10.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
1.1980Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 10" container wagon[blc]
22.7.1981Converted to "FV 12" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1728 -- FV 25

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
13.8.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
6.8.1981Converted to "FV 25" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1729 -- AQNA 8 -- FV 16

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
15.10.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
1.1980Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 8" container wagon[blc]
23.7.1981Converted to "FV 16" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1730 -- FV 32

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
13.8.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
6.8.1981Converted to "FV 32" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1731

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
15.10.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.

NRN 1732

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
15.10.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.

NRN 1733

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
9.8.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.

NRN 1734 -- AQNA 16 -- FV 29

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
9.8.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 16" container wagon[blc]
5.8.1981Converted to "FV 29" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1735 -- FV 7

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
14.8.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania[blc]
15.7.1981Converted to "FV 7" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1736 -- AQNA 13 -- FV 21

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
14.9.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
5.1981On Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 13" container wagon[blc]
30.7.1981Converted to "FV 21" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1737 -- RP 3197

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
29.10.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
1977Transferred from North Australia Railway to Central Australia Railway.
2.1979Transferred to standard gauge as "RP 3197".

NRN 1738 -- AQNA 3 -- FV 27

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
29.10.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
1.1980Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 3" container wagon[blc]
3.8.1981Converted to "FV 27" container wagon[blc]

10.5.1978,Alice Springs - NTOA1387 + part NRN1739

NRN 1739 -- AQNA 4 -- FV 4

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
1.11.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
1.1980Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 4" container wagon[blc]
16.7.1981Converted to "FV 4" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1740 -- AQNA 1 -- FV 1

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
30.9.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
1.1980Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 1" container wagon[blc]
11.7.1981Converted to "FV 1" container wagon[blc]

NRN 1741 -- AQNA 5 -- FV 30

Narrow gauge 47 foot flat wagon constructed by Mechanical Handling Ltd.
30.9.1971Entered service as narrow gauge "NRN" flat wagon.
1.1980Written off on Central Australia Railway.
-Sent to Tasmania and reentered service as "AQNA 5" container wagon[blc]
5.8..1981Converted to "FV 30" container wagon[blc]



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