Passenger Car [A1819]

New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer

1935
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Maker and Role
New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer
Production Date
1935
Description
A1819 steel-panelled car built in 1935. First car using concertina-covered gangways as standard fittings for passenger comfort.

A 1819 built 22/06/1935 at Addington Shops (50'0", Steel Main Line Day Cars Composite, 1st class, body blueprint X 25294). Altered 24/04/1971 (2nd class, seat type:Reseated). Altered 14/08/1976. Reclassified 02/02/1980 to EA 4441. Written off 08/1982 at Auckland, 3, The Strand. Preserved 1982 at MOTAT[source: http://nzrailwaysrollingstocklists.weebly.com]

Specifications:
Body Blueprint x 25294
Underframe Blueprint x 25243
Bogie Blueprint x 25330
Seating 33
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Signature/Marks and Type
A 1819 Maker's Number
1819 / SECOND CLASS / NON SMOKING Painted
A / 1819 / 1935 Impressed
26240KG Painted
Accession No
F1016.2002
Credit Line
New Zealand Railways. 1935. Passenger Car [A1819], F1016.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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