Car Van [AL 50147 (Ex: A 1816)]

New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer

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Maker and Role
New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer
Production Date
AL 50147 is a modern steel-panelled car van, part guard/part passenger. It is a more modern version of Af 970.

A 1816 built 05/01/1935 at Otahuhu Shops (50'0", Steel Main Line Day Cars Composite, 2nd class, seats:39, body blueprint X 25290 ). Reclassified 23/05/1970 to AL 1816 (2nd class Suburban, seats:52, luggage compartment fitted). Renumbered c.1978 to AL50147. Written off 01/12/1984 at Auckland, 3, The Strand (General Condition Poor (GCP))[source:]
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Signature/Marks and Type
A / 1816 / 1934 Maker's Number
AL / 1816 / 1970 Maker's Number
city rail Painted
AL50147 Painted
Accession No
Credit Line
New Zealand Railways. 1934. Car Van [AL 50147 (Ex: A 1816)], F1007.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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