Passenger Car (Af 970)

Maker and role
New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer
Production date
1907
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Object detail

Accession number
F1011.2002
Production period
Description
Car Van Af 970 was built in 1907 as a 47½' first class narrow-bodied carriage.

A 970 built 22/06/1907 at Newmarket Shops (47'6", Wooden Open Platform Car, 2 Compartments, body blueprint X 3090). Altered 1939 at Otahuhu Shops (fitted with Guards Compartment). Reclassified 1944 to AF 970 (47'6", Car/Van (Goods Compartment), 2nd class). Altered 18/08/1951 (Stove fitted). Written off 30/03/1974 at Otahuhu Shops [source: http://nzrailwaysrollingstocklists.weebly.com]
Marks
AF / 970 Maker's Number
Other name
Af 970
Credit Line
New Zealand Railways. 1907. Passenger Car (Af 970), F1011.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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