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V&SAR Joint Stock Steel Sleeping Car

Joint Stock Twinette Compartment Sleeping Car

Mokai -- JTA 2

5.1.2002 JTA2 as crew car

V&SAR Joint Stock corten steel twinette sleeping car Mokai 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, Mururi, Nankuri, Nomuldi, Paiti, Purpawi, Tantini, Tarkinji, Tawarri, Weroni, Yankai, Yanni.

See also: Mokai (BJ 8)

23.3.1951Entered service. [rrc]
27.9.1970Converted from independant to head-end power. [rrc]
10.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "MOKA  L" 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 "MOKA  L" 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 "JTA-2".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "MOKA  L" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
19.11.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "MOKA  L" alteration complete: "delete all exterior "V & ANR" lettering from overland rollingstock. All Overland rollingstock. (RS4241)".
26.11.1987TIMS/WMS: Reclassified from passenger car "MOKA  L" to passenger car "JTA 2 C".
26.07.1995TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "JTA 2 C" as having repair "scrapped".
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "JTA 2 C" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN &V/LINE"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"47.6tonne"
Current Gauge:"Broad"
Gauge Restrictions:"B"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Date Built:"17.10.1957"
Operating System:"AN & V/LINE "
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Twinette; J.S AN-V/L; Named "MOKAI""
12.1995Written off and sold to "International Development Services".
-Sold to "Barry Martin" (Blue Bird Rail).
-Converted to crew car for the use of Australia Southern Railroad