Entries by southerndowns

Maintenance vehicles

For track work and other maintenance, SDSR currently has the following vehicles (including several trailers): section car TSC 037 (four-man), restored and motor operational section car TSC 538 (two-man), under restoration, motor operational section car TSC 034 (four-man), motor is missing double pumper, restored and operational (donated by Chinchilla Historical Society)

Ballast Wagon No. VTS 777

Built: 1940 Retired: 1980 Weight: 11.5t Capacity: 6.2 cubic metres Length: 4.48m Width: 2.65m Gauge: 1,065mm gauge (3ft 6in) This Ballast wagon was abandoned and found pushed into the scrub at Cobba-da-mana (towards Inglewood) after it had derailed. The wagon was transferred to it’s present site at Warwick Railway Precinct in 1996.

Water gin/wagon No. GWW 23260

Current status: 100% RESTORED – Mainline Operational Built: 1955 Capacity: 3750 gallons (17,050 liters) Weight: (Tare) 15.5t. (Gross) 32.5t. Length: 9.140m Width: 1.30m Gauge: 1,065mm gauge (3ft 6in) Built by Evan Deakin, Rocklea, Brisbane, this wagon entered service in April 1955 and was used to carry exra water for the Garrett steam locomotives during the […]

Carriage BLH820

Current status: Operational – Leased from QR Heritage Built: tbc Retired: n/a Type: 2nd Class carriage with Lavatory and Hostess Room (30 2nd Class seats) Weight: 22.6t Length: 16.200m Width: 2.665m Gauge: 1,065mm gauge (3ft 6in) This carriage is a current operational carriage owned by Qld Rail Heritage. It features a 30 seats, a side […]

Carriage BLH749

Current status: Operational – Leased from QR Heritage Built: tbc Retired: n/a Type: 2nd Class carriage with Lavatory and Hostess Room (30 2nd Class seats) Weight: 22.6t Length: 16.200m Width: 2.665m Gauge: 1,065mm gauge (3ft 6in) This carriage is a current operational carriage owned by Qld Rail Heritage. It features a 30 seats, a side […]

Carriage BLH574

Current Status: Operational – Leased from QR Heritage Built: tbc Retired: n/a Type: 2nd Class carriage with Lavatory and Hostess Room (30 2nd Class seats) Weight: 22.6t Length: 16.200m Width: 2.665m Gauge: 1,065mm gauge (3ft 6in) This carriage is a current operational carriage owned by Qld Rail Heritage. It features a 30 seats, a side […]

Carriage BLH522

Current Status: Operational – Leased from QR Heritage Built: tbc Retired: n/a Type: 2nd Class carriage with Lavatory (30 2nd Class seats) Weight: 22.6t Length: 16.200m Width: 2.665m Gauge: 1,065mm gauge (3ft 6in) This carriage is a current operational carriage owned by Qld Rail Heritage. It features a 27 seats, a side isle, refreshment compartment, […]

Carriage BLV 1076

Current Status: 30% Restored Built: 1920 Retired: 1988 Type: Composite and Guards Van (17 First class seats + 16 Economy seats) Weight: 20.4t Length: 12.215m Width: 2.620m Gauge: 1,065 mm gauge (3ft 6in) Composite and Guards Van BLV 1076 built in 1920, was retired from service in 1988, and moved to a local property in […]

Carriage TCW 23 (originally BL 1040)

Current Status: 75% Restored Built: 1923 Retired: 1999 Type: Economy Class carriage (48 Economy seats + 6 compartments) Weight: 25.9t Length: 15.850m Width: 2.665m Gauge: 1,065mm gauge (3ft 6in) Built at Ipswich Workshops and entering service as BL 1040 in November 1923, this carriage was built especially for the Sydney Mail train that ran between Brisbane and […]

Carriage CW 93 (originally BX 489)

Current Status: Static exhibit Amiens Railway Museum Project. Built: 1909 Retired: 1999 Type: Economy Class carriage (72 Economy seats) Weight: 32.5t Length: 15.850m Width: 2.665m Gauge: 1,065mm gauge (3ft 6in) This carriage was built in 1909 as BX 489 for use on the Brisbane suburban network. It features a clerestory roof with stained glass windows, […]