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V&SAR Joint Stock Steel Sleeping Car

27.11.1996 Keswick - Yankai

Yankai -- JTB 2

V&SAR Joint Stock corten steel twinette sleeping car Yankai was built at the South Australian Railways Islington Workshops for use on "The Overland".

See also V&SAR sleeping cars: Allambi, Chalaki, Dorai, Juki, Kuldalai, Malkari, Mokai, Mururi, Nankuri, Nomuldi, Paiti, Purpawi, Tantini, Tarkinji, Tawarri, Weroni, Yanni.

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12.12.1967Entered service named Yankai. [rrc]
29.9.1970Converted from independant to head-end power. [rrc]
10.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "YANK  V" alteration complete: "remove retaining cup & glass clips and plate pegs from cupboards in conductor"s compartment. "overland" joint stock cars. (RS4172)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "YANK  V" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
1987Given the computer code "JTB-2".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "YANK  V" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "YANK  V" alteration: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "YANK  V" 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 "JTB 2 F" alteration complete: "delete all exterior "V & ANR" lettering from overland rollingstock. All Overland rollingstock. (RS4241)".
03.10.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "JTB 2 F" as having repair "wheel set".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "JTB 2 F" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "JTB 2 F" 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)".
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "JTB 2 F" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN &V/LINE"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"47.5tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$77060"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-3"
Date Built:"12.12.1967"
Operating System:"AN & V/LINE "
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Twinette;J.S. AN-V/L;Named "YANKAI"
BSG Code:"PBMT"
28.2.1996Converted from broad gauge to standard gauge.
1.11.1997Sold to Great Southern Railway.
16.3.1999At Keswick painted grey, no lettering yet applied to car.
22.3.1999At Keswick fitted with new style "Overland" logos.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
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