Half Car Body [A433]

Newmarket Railway Workshops, Manufacturer

Circa 1885
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Maker and Role
Newmarket Railway Workshops, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1885
Description
Half car body includes many original internal fittings such as slatted blinds. The car body is part of a 4-compartment carriage which featured 2 bodies with an entrance veranda between the bodies as well as on the ends. The roof is still fitted with 1 or 2 kerosene pots, although the carriage was modified to gas lighting.

Specifications:
Length overhead stocks 44' 0"
Body blueprint No. 216
Underframe blueprint No. 216
Bogie blueprint No. (PWD) 8444
Half-smoking
Seating 40
Lighting Gas
Weight 12 Ton 12 cwt 3 qtl.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Accession No
F1066.2002
Credit Line
Newmarket Railway Workshops. Circa 1885. Half Car Body [A433], F1066.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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