Carriage [Turtleback Carriage A 531]

New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer

1896
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Maker and Role
New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer
Production Date
1896
Description
Turtleback carriage, underframe dates from 1896. Long bodied undercarriage. Metal frame with wooden framed interior. Two sets of bogies. Wooden steps in corners.

A 531 built 1896 at Petone Workshops (44'0", 2nd class, body blueprint X 1703). Reclassified 28/02/1953 to EA 2617. Written off 06/12/1975 at Paeroa.

Specifications (as built):
Body blueprint: 2275
Underframe blueprint: 1678
Bogie blueprint: 2794s
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Accession No
F1062.2002
Credit Line
New Zealand Railways. 1896. Carriage [Turtleback Carriage A 531], F1062.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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