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ARH 159

Details: passenger car "ARH 159 F" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:AN
Operator:C
Length Over Headstocks:22.9m
Tare Weight:50.1tonne
Current Gauge:Standard
Gauge Restrictions:S
Bogie Configuration:2X2
Original Cost:$172500
Run Restriction:Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate
Diagram Book Page No.:NS 67
Date Built:29.06.1965
Operating System:AN
Intended Use:PASSENGERS
Remarks:TWINETTE
BSG Code:DSDZ
Capacity of 18 sleeping
 
Return to Service Date:17.01.1991
Last Lift:29.07.1981
04.07.1979Alteration "ALTERATION TO INDIVIDUAL STEPS IN ACCORDANCE TO DRAWING. (03s79)".
13.06.1986Alteration complete "REPLACE SIDE STEM SPRINGS ON CONCERTINAS TO INCREASE CLOSING FORCE. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986Alteration complete "APPLY CHECK LETTER TO CLASS & NUMBER OF APPROXIMATELY 443 LOCOMOTIVES, PASSENGER CARS AND RAIL CARS. CLASSIFY OVERLAND SLEEPING CARS. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987Alteration complete "INSTALLATION OF EMERGENCY KEY BOXES TO PASSENGER CARS. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987Alteration complete "MODIFY BUFFER BEAM ON CARBON AND STAINLESS STEEL PASSENGER CARS. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987Alteration "MODIFY AIR CONDITIONING INTAKE FILTERS AND FRAMES (PRIMARY AND SECONDARY) ON STAINLESS STEEL AND CARBON STEEL PASSENGER CARS. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988Alteration "MODIFY BUFFER BEAMS AND FIT ADDITIONAL SPRINGS TO EITHER SIDE OF THE COUPLER TO INCREASE THE DIAPHRAGM COMPRESSIVE FORCE ON ALL STAINLESS STEEL AND CARBON STEEL PASSENGER CARS. (RS4270)".
16.05.1989Alteration "FIT 1.8 MM THICK LEAD SHEET TO THE FLOORS OF ALL STANDARD GAUGE PASSENGER CARS, INCLUDING I.P. CARS. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990Alteration "FIT LONGER PIN IN PASSENGER CAR JUMPER CABLE PLUGS. ALL PASSENGER CARS. (RS4518)".
17.01.1991Repair "WHEEL SET".
28.05.1991Alteration "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)".
28.06.1993Alteration "ON STAINLESS STEEL PASSENGER CARS (IP & GHAN) REMOVE TEMPERATURE RECORDING INSTRUMENT FROM AIR CONDITIONING CONTROL PANEL AREA. REMOVE ASSOCIATED PIPE WORK. (RS4800)".


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