Passenger Car [A 851]

New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer

1904
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Maker and Role
New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer
Production Date
1904
Description
Passenger car - A 851 - 1904 style 47.5 ft. standard narrow bodied car. Fitted as suburban non-smoking car with wooden back-to-back seats (sit and grin seats), gas lit. Built for the Wellington Suburban Service. A 851 was written off in c1958 and sold to Glen Afton Colleries for use as a miners train. In 1974 A851 was present to MOTAT and restored between 1978-1981 at MOTAT 1 Railway Workshops.

A 851 built 1904 at Petone Workshops (47'6", 2nd class Suburban, 2nd class). Written off 20/07/1957 at Otahuhu Shops [source: http://nzrailwaysrollingstocklists.weebly.com]
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Signature/Marks and Type
A 851 Embossed
2 Embossed
Accession No
F1010.2002
Credit Line
New Zealand Railways. 1904. Passenger Car [A 851], F1010.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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