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13 NUU - Louvred Truck

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

Description
Wooden Louvered Van - Made of Timber on a Wrought iron frame - current condition Untrafficable
Size
Length Overall: 27' 4" ( 8330 mm ) Width: 6' 3" ( 1905 mm ) Height: 8' 3 1/4 " ( 2524 mm ) Tare Weight: 7 Tons 2 cwt 3 qrs. Goods Capacity: 10 Tons. Gauge: 2' 6"
Object Registration
000301
Keywords
puffing billy railway, pbr, rolling stock , 13 nuu, puffing billy, louvered van, 13 nuu - louvered van, victorian railways, 2'6" gauge, narrow gauge rolling stock
Historical information
Van 13 NUU - Louvred Truck (11)
Untrafficable - Menzies Creek Station Yard

VR Service History
15/ 7/1911 NWS Built new

Vehicle Length 25 feet 2 inches ( 7671 mm)
Coupled Length 27 feet 4 inches (8330 mm)
Width 6 feet 3 inches (1905 mm)
Weight 7 tons
Capacity 10 tons
Built 1898 - 1911
Number Built 14
In use 5
To be restored None

*NUU 13.VA - 15/ 7/1911 NWS Built new -
/ /1926 - To NU 13.VA -
NU 13.VA - / 6/1926 - Modified AC Malco
/10/1954 CKT Sold (to) by Stores Branch to P.B.P.S.
Purchased by Puffing Billy Preservation Society from Cockatoo for 20 pounds ($40.00).
First complete railway truck owned by the Puffing Billy Preservation Society.

Puffing Billy Service History or Notes
When Made
15/ 7/1911
Made By
Victorian Railways - Newport Workshop (Maker)
Significance
Historic - Victorian Railways Narrow Gauge - Rolling Stock - Louvered Van
Inscriptions & Markings
13 NU
Last updated
30 Oct 2019 at 3:17PM