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220 NQR - Open medium truck with seats & canopy

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

Description
Open medium truck converted to passenger carrying by the addition of seats & canopy
Size
Length Overall: 27' 4" ( 8330mm ) Width: 6' 3" ( 1905 mm ) Height: 8' 6 3/8" ( 2600 mm ) Tare Weight: 6 tons Nominal Passenger Capacity: 28 Gauge: 2' 6"
Object Registration
000297
Keywords
puffing billy railway, pbr, rolling stock , 220 nqr, nqr open medium truck with seats & canopy
Historical information
220 NQR - Open medium truck with seats & canopy

VR Service History

Puffing Billy Service History or Notes
In the 1910s some NQRs were provided with removable wood and steel framework with canvas canopies and side curtains, and seating to supplement the rest of the passenger stock during busy holiday periods. Puffing Billy recreated one of these and has built five more similarly equipped NQRs, numbered 219-223, between 1990 and 1992.

When Made
between 1990 and 1992.
Made By
Puffing Billy Railway (Maker)
Significance
Historic - Puffing Billy railway - Narrow Gauge Rolling Stock - NQR Open Medium Truck with seats & canopy
Inscriptions & Markings
220 NQR
Last updated
6 Jan 2019 at 10:20PM