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SS 44

Details: passenger car "SS 44 K" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:AN
Operator:D
Length Over Headstocks:23.3m
Tare Weight:50tonne
Current Gauge:Standard
Gauge Restrictions:S
Bogie Configuration:2X2
Original Cost:$23010
Diagram Book Page No.:NS 24
Date Built:03.07.1920
Operating System:AN
Intended Use:PASSENGERS
Remarks:SPECIAL SERVICE CAR
BSG Code:PSIZ
Capacity of 18 passengers
 
Fleet Grp Code:AH
Return to Service Date:30.09.1992
Last Lift:31.10.1979
17.12.1986Alteration complete "APPLY CHECK LETTER TO CLASS & NUMBER OF APPROXIMATELY 443 LOCOMOTIVES, PASSENGER CARS AND RAIL CARS. CLASSIFY OVERLAND SLEEPING CARS. (RS4173)".
20.08.1987Alteration "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)".
21.06.1990Alteration "FIT LONGER PIN IN PASSENGER CAR JUMPER CABLE PLUGS. ALL PASSENGER CARS. (RS4518)".
15.02.1991Alteration "FIT HEAVY DUTY DRAFT GEAR AND SLACK CONTROL COUPLERS TO SPECIAL SERVICES CAR SS-44. (RS4573)".
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)".
21.10.1991Repair "AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COMPLETE".
21.10.1991Repair "BOGIE COMPLETE".
21.10.1991Repair "CONCERTINA (PASS.)".
21.10.1991Repair "COUPLER KNUCKLE".
21.10.1991Repair "DRAFTGEAR COMPLETE HEAVY".
21.10.1991Repair "END COMPLETE".
21.10.1991Repair "HAND BRAKE ASSEMBLY COMPLETE".
21.10.1991Repair "HEADSTOCK".
21.10.1991Repair "OTHER (NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED)".
21.10.1991Repair "OTHER (NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED)".
21.10.1991Repair "TRAIN PIPE".
21.10.1991Repair "UNCOUPLING ROD ASSEMBLY".
30.09.1992Repair "HOSE FITTINGS".
11.11.1992Alteration "1. B.I AND FIT CONSTANT CONTACT SIDEBEARERS. 2. EXTEND COLLISION BEAMS AND PLUNGERS. 3. ADJUST CONCERTINAS AND RUBBERS 4. MODIFY WATER SERVICE, INCORPORATE WATER LOW LEVEL SWITCH. 5. CUT TWO (2) EXTRA KEYS. SS44 (RS4747)".


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