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First class sitting car interior as originally built First class sitting car interior as originally built

The interior of the carriage was fitted throughout with reclining seating. Toilet facilities were provided at the ends.

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First class sitting car 1 AJ as originally built 23.4.2002 Keswick - AJ 1

AJ 1

joint stock first class sitting car for use on "The Overland".
28.11.1951Issued to service as first class joint stock saloon. [rrc]
8.10.1970Converted to head-end power. [rrc]
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 1 H" 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 "AJ 1 H" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 1 H" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
19.11.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 1 H" alteration complete: "delete all exterior "V & ANR" lettering from overland rollingstock. All Overland rollingstock. (RS4241)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 1 H" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
04.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AJ 1 H" as having repair "wheel set".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 1 H" 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)".
6.1995To standard gauge.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AJ 1 H" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN &V/LINE"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"49.1tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$37910"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-8"
Date Built:"28.11.1951"
Operating System:"AN & V/LINE "
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"COACH 1ST CL.JOINT STOCK AN-V/LINE"
BSG Code:"PBMC"
1.11.1997Sold to Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
4.2007Sold to CFCL for conversion to crew cars[wh]

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2aj

AJ 2

joint stock first class sitting car for use on "The Overland".
29.11.1951Issued to service as first class joint stock saloon. [rrc]
4.10.1970Converted to head-end power. [rrc]
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 2 Q" 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 "AJ 2 Q" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 2 Q" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
19.11.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 2 Q" alteration complete: "delete all exterior "V & ANR" lettering from overland rollingstock. All Overland rollingstock. (RS4241)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 2 Q" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
07.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AJ 2 Q" as having repair "wheel set".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 2 Q" 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)".
6.1995To standard gauge.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AJ 2 Q" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN &V/LINE"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"49.1tonne"
Current Gauge:"Broad"
Gauge Restrictions:"B"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$37910"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-8"
Date Built:"29.11.1951"
Operating System:"AN & V/LINE "
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"COACH 1ST CL.JOINT STOCK AN-V/LINE"
BSG Code:"PBMC"
1.11.1997Sold to Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
4.2007Sold to CFCL for conversion to crew cars[wh]

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First class sitting car 3 AJ

AJ 3

joint stock first class sitting car for use on "The Overland".
29.6.1962Issued to service as first class joint stock saloon. [rrc]
21.9.1970Converted to head-end power. [rrc]
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 3 C" 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 "AJ 3 C" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 3 C" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
19.11.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 3 C" alteration complete: "delete all exterior "V & ANR" lettering from overland rollingstock. All Overland rollingstock. (RS4241)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 3 C" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AJ 3 C" 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)".
10.01.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AJ 3 C" as having repair "wheel set".
6.1995To standard gauge.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AJ 3 C" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN &V/LINE"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.8tonne"
Current Gauge:"Broad"
Gauge Restrictions:"B"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$54130"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-8"
Date Built:"29.06.1962"
Operating System:"AN & V/LINE "
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"COACH 1ST CL.JOINT STOCK AN-V/LINE"
BSG Code:"PBMC"
1.11.1997Sold to Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
4.2007Sold to CFCL for conversion to crew cars[wh]

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