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STA 1 - STA 1 Victorian Railways Corporal Gauge 2'6" Trolley Trailer

From the Collection of Puffing Billy Railway School Rd Menzies Creek Victoria

Description
It is a small rectangular wooden trolley trailer that has three diagonal stripes painted down the side of it.
Size
Length Overall: 4' 11" ( 1498 mm) Width: 3' 1" ( 939 mm) Height: 2' 8 1/2" ( 825 mm) Gauge: 2' 6" ( 762 mm ) Load Capacity: 4 cwt. (200 kg)
Object Registration
000035
Keywords
trolley, trailer, sta 1, victorian railways, puffing billy, corporal, trolley trailer
Historical information
STA 1 Victorian Railways Corporal Trolley Trailer
Gauge 2 foot six inch (762mm)

Built in 1958

It was originally known as ST 1 and used by the “Schools Section” during the restoration of the Puffing Billy Railway, between 1958 and 1962, for transporting materials to the work site.

It was rebuilt and reclassified “STA 1” in the mid 1960s.

During a repaint it was given three stripes and is commonly referred to as “Corporal”.




Vic Collections No. 000035

When Made
1958
Significance
Historic - Narrow gauge railway - Trolley trailer Track vehicle - used by Puffing Billy Railway
Inscriptions & Markings
Has black stripes painted on its side.
Last updated
5 Jun 2019 at 11:49AM