Wooden turtle back roofed dining car, built by the Commonwealth Railways at its Port Augusta Workshops.
Built by the Commonwealth Railways Port Augusta Workshops, entered
service as "DA" class dining car, being 76ft. 7in. over body, 55T and dine 48 passengers.
|8.6.1939||Fitted with Carrier's air conditioning.|
|31.3.1954||Head end power and painted maroon.|
|12.12.1963||Repainted and fitted with BK high
|8.9.1967||Renewed exterior sheathing and roof canvas.|
|4.9.1975||New air reservor fitted.|
|22.8.1980||Repairs after collision at Kulgera.|
|31.3.1981||Converted to "XDA" for
accident train use.|
|19.8.1987||Stored at Port Augusta.|
|25.3.1987||Moved to the Port Pirie car barn.|
|9.1995||Offered to Port Dock Station Railway Museum.|
|20.12.1995||Transferred to Port Dock.|