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South Australia Railway AD type Carriages

AD Class Steel Passenger cars

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Steel, air conditioned, first and composite class sitting cars built by the South Australian Railways for use on the Adelaide to Port Pirie service. They were fitted with under floor power generating equipment and coded as the "AD" class.

When converted to standard gauge by Australian National the under floor gernerators were removed and cars fitted with standard head end power sockets. The first car converted to standard gauge initially retained its original classification, but this was later changed to fit in with the Commonwealth coding system.

See also: BD type carriages and CD type vans.

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AD1

AD 1 -- AG 376

First class air conditioned steel passenger car.
11.1964Entered service as "AD 1". [rrc]
23.07.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AD 1 S" alteration complete: "conversion of (5) AVCY brake vans , (5) "AG" and (4) "BAG" coach cars from 1600mm to 1435mm guage by modifying bogies. (C1975)".
30.10.1985Transferred to Peterborough for bogie exchange to a standard gauge car. [rrc]
11.1985Converted to standard gauge, repainted grey and recoded "AG 376". [rrc]
22.08.1986Reclassified from passenger car "AD 1 S" to passenger car "AG 376 X". [TIMS/WMS:]
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration complete: "renumber the seats of "AG" and "BG" coach class passenger cars. (RS4246)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration complete: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "air brake system complete".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "aux. brake reservoir complete".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "BOGIE BOLSTER".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "bogie clearance".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "bogie complete".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "branch pipe".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "complete triple valve "AF" OR "ITV".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "coupler knuckle pin".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "coupler knuckle".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "end complete".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "end hose".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "side bearer".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "train pipe".
03.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "wear plates & saddles".
07.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "air conditioner compressor(pass.)".
07.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "air conditioner condensor(pass.)".
07.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "air conditioner motor(pass.)".
07.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "battery box(pass.)".
07.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "battery charger(pass.)".
07.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "electrical control panel(pass.)".
07.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "evaporator unit(pass.)".
07.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "hot water tank(pass.)".
07.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "lighting (interior)".
15.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "interior furbishings(pass.)".
15.12.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "safety equipment (pass)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
01.10.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "wheel set".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
24.06.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "wheel set".
05.11.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "provide seating for additional 10 passengers. AG 372-376 (RS4652)".
-Fitted with a shower.
08.07.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" as having repair "wheel set".
7.1992Fitted with Indian Pacific name boards.
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
01.02.1995TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 376 X" alteration: "remove cold cathode lighting system & replace with rapid start flourescent lighting. refer scope of work. AG 374 & AG 376. (RS4891)".
9.1995Refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"47tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$112610"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-22"
Date Built:"13.11.1964"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"EX AD;COACH 1ST CLASS"
BSG Code:"PSPC"
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 376 X"as having a capacity of 66 passengers
1.11.1997Sold to Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].

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30.12.1985,sitting car AD2 Roseworthy

AD 2 -- AG 375

First class air conditioned steel passenger car.
11.1964Entered service as "AD 2". [rrc]
23.07.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AD 2" alteration complete: "conversion of (5) AVCY brake vans , (5) "AG" and (4) "BAG" coach cars from 1600mm to 1435mm guage by modifying bogies. (C1975)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AD 2 E" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AD 2 E" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
5.1987Converted to standard gauge, repainted grey and recoded "AG 375". [rrc]
21.05.1987Reclassified from passenger car "AD 2 E" to " passenger car "AG 375 W". [TIMS/WMS:]
22.05.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration complete: "replace existing shower rose with "Conserva" low pressure shower rose no. 56/203 to all passenger cars which are fitted with shower compartments. (RS4201)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration complete: "renumber the seats of "AG" and "BG" coach class passenger cars. (RS4246)".
10.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "remove "Conserva" shower rose, fit in-line restictor and refit original shower rose. This alteration supercedes alteration RS4201. All passenger cars with shower compartments (except I.P. cars). (RS4247)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration complete: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
01.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "wheel set".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
10.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "seats to repair a/c upholstery a\c cabinet mod water tanks to add (AG375)".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "air brake system complete".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "air conditioner compressor(pass.)".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "bogie complete".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "complete triple valve - "W" OR "D&M".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "coupler knuckle".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "draft gear pocket".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "end complete".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "evaporator unit(pass.)".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "floor sheeting".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "wear plates & saddles".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "wheel set".
30.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "yoke pin".
05.11.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "provide seating for additional 10 passengers. AG 372-376 (RS4652)".
-Fitted with a shower.
6.1992Fitted with Indian Pacific name boards.
04.07.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" as having repair "wheel set".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 375 W" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
9.1995Refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"47.2tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$112610"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-22"
Date Built:"16.11.1964"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"EX AD;COACH 1ST CLASS"
BSG Code:"PSPC"
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 375 W"as having a capacity of 66 passengers
1.11.1997Sold to Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].

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Sitting car AG 374 at Keswick on 15.9.1990

ABD 1 -- AD 3 -- AG 374

Steel, air conditioned, composite sitting car built by the South Australian Railways as "ABD 1". In 1967 it was converted to all first class and recoded "AD 3".
14.4.1965Entered service as "ABD 1". [rrc]
1967Converted to all first class and recoded "AD 3". [rrc]
23.07.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AD 3 N" alteration complete: "conversion of (5) AVCY brake vans , (5) "AG" and (4) "BAG" coach cars from 1600mm to 1435mm guage by modifying bogies. (C1975)".
30.11.1984Converted to standard gauge and repainted grey. [rrc]
11.1.1985Recoded "AG 374". [rrc]
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration complete: "renumber the seats of "AG" and "BG" coach class passenger cars. (RS4246)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
01.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "air brake system complete".
01.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "bogie wear plates".
01.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "bogie wear plates".
01.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "coupler support plate and liner".
01.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "end complete".
01.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
01.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "other brake cylinder complete".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "air brake system complete".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "aux. brake reservoir complete".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "bogie bearers".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "bogie clearance".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "bogie complete".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "branch pipe".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "coupler complete".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "coupler knuckle pin".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "coupler knuckle".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "end complete".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "wear plates & saddles".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "yoke complete".
16.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" as having repair "yoke pin".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
05.11.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "provide seating for additional 10 passengers. AG 372-376 (RS4652)".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
01.02.1995TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 374 N" alteration: "remove cold cathode lighting system & replace with rapid start flourescent lighting. refer scope of work. AG 374 & AG 376. (RS4891)".
-Fitted with a shower.
9.1995Refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"46.5tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$112610"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-22"
Date Built:"14.05.1965"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"EX AD;COACH 1ST CLASS"
BSG Code:"PSPC"
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 374 N"as having a capacity of 66 passengers
1.11.1997Sold to Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].

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ABD 2 -- AD 4 -- AG 373

Steel, air conditioned, composite sitting car built by the South Australian Railways as "ABD 2". In 1967 it was converted to all first class and recoded "AD 4".
14.4.1965Entered service as "ABD 2". [rrc]
27.10.1967Converted to all first class and recoded "AD 4". [rrc]
23.07.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AD 4 W" alteration complete: "conversion of (5) AVCY brake vans , (5) "AG" and (4) "BAG" coach cars from 1600mm to 1435mm guage by modifying bogies. (C1975)".
21.3.1984Converted to standard gauge and repainted grey coded. [rrc]
26.5.1984Recoded "AG 373". [rrc]
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration complete: "renumber the seats of "AG" and "BG" coach class passenger cars. (RS4246)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration complete: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "air brake system complete".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "bogie clearance".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "bogie complete".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "bogie wear plates".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "bogie wear plates".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "end complete".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "end hose".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "side bearer".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "TOP CENTRE PLATE".
31.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "yoke complete".
28.03.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "air conditioner compressor(pass.)".
28.03.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "air conditioner condensor(pass.)".
28.03.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "air conditioner motor(pass.)".
28.03.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "BATTERY BOX(PASS.)".
28.03.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "BATTERY CHARGER(PASS.)".
28.03.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "evaporator unit(pass.)".
28.03.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "hot water tank(pass.)".
28.03.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "lighting (interior)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
01.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" as having repair "wheel set".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
05.11.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "provide seating for additional 10 passengers. AG 372-376 (RS4652)".
-Fitted with a shower.
7.1992Fitted with Indian Pacific name boards.
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 373 E" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
9.1995Refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"46.5tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$112610"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-22"
Date Built:"14.04.1965"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"EX AD;COACH 1ST CLASS"
BSG Code:"PSPC"
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 373 E"as having a capacity of 66 passengers
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
1.11.1997Sold to Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].

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ABD 3 -- AD 5 -- BG/AG 372

Steel, air conditioned, composite sitting car built by the South Australian Railways as "ABD 3". In 1967 it was converted to all first class and recoded "AD 5".
14.4.1965Entered service as "ABD 3". [rrc]
3.11.1967Converted to all first class and recoded "AD 5". [rrc]
23.07.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AD 5 X" alteration complete: "conversion of (5) AVCY brake vans , (5) "AG" and (4) "BAG" coach cars from 1600mm to 1435mm guage by modifying bogies. (C1975)".
7.11.1983Converted to standard gauge and repainted grey. [rrc]
7.2.1984Recoded "BG 372". [rrc]
25.5.1984Recoded "AG 372". [rrc]
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration complete: "renumber the seats of "AG" and "BG" coach class passenger cars. (RS4246)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "air brake system complete".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "aux. brake reservoir complete".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "bogie bearers".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "bogie clearance".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "bogie complete".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "branch pipe".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "complete triple valve - "W" OR "D&M".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "coupler knuckle pin".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "coupler knuckle".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "end complete".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "yoke complete".
21.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "yoke support plate liner".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
05.11.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "provide seating for additional 10 passengers. AG 372-376 (RS4652)".
24.08.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" as having repair "wheel set".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AG 372 S" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
-Fitted with a shower.
9.1995Refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"46.5tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$112610"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-22"
Date Built:"14.04.1965"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"EX AD;COACH 1ST CLASS"
BSG Code:"PSPC"
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AG 372 S"as having a capacity of 66 passengers
1.11.1997Sold to Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].

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