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Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering".



7.11.1987,Keswick sleeper BRJ912 in Ghan colours

BRH/BRJ 212 -- BRJ 912

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-8.

9.7.1968Entered service as "BRJ 212". [rrc] - some records suggest it might have initially been coded "BRH 212" by mistake, but this was quickly corrected prior to entering service
1970Allocated to Indian Pacific Joint Stock for accounting purposes. A small blue plate lettered "Indian Pacific Car" was affixed to the right hand end of each side.
19.7.1974Renumbered as Joint Stock "BRJ 912" from "BRJ 212" for Indian Pacific service. [rrc]
05.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration complete: "modification of shower compartment door step. Existing door step to be raised in height by 12MM. ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP0679)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration complete: "modification to buffer beam assembly. Dwg 3C 40A. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP1279)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration complete: "modification to chilled water tank. Dwg 2C 115A ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. ARL 920, 921, 922, 923, 925, 947, 961, 962, 963, 990, 992. ARM 951, 952, 953, 954, 987, BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP1079)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration complete: "modification to handbrake. Dwg AC 1709B, BC1567C. BRG 969, 972, 974. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. DF 930, 934, 935, 964. ER 906, 909, 910, 911. (IP1379)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration complete: "modification of draftgear pocket and headstock. Dwgs. 1C 130, 1C 131, 1C 132, 2C 109, 2C 110, 2C 111. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0380)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration complete: "replacement of miner rf361 draftgear with r 361-7 type draftgear. All AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0280)".
12.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration complete: "installation of emergency tool box in conductors compartment. Dwgs. 2C 140, 2C 141, 2C 144. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0680)".
20.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "remove existing asbestos insulation from air conditioning control Cabinet. lighting switchboard control cabinet and heater bank cover plate in roof. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985, 986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953, 954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924 928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,935,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0880)".
30.09.1981TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration complete: "installation of electric hot water urn in conductors compartment. Dwg.1C 179. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914 915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0481)".
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "modification to handbrake pulley. Dwg. 1C 189. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921, 922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924,928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0782)".
15.05.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "alteration to vestibule entrance flaps. Dwg. 2C 173. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0184)".
31.07.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "replace trunnions and screw as used on water tanks suspension for hot and cold water tanks. Dwg. BC 12545B.I. ITEMS 6,7,8. All cars. (IP0284)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "replace diaphragm side stem springs to increase closing force. Applicable drawings 3C-110 (IP0187)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to entrance flap of stainless steel passenger cars. Applicable drawings 2C-182 & 3C-111 (IP0287)".
20.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "installation of emergency key box. Applicable drawing 2C-190 (IP0387)".
11.06.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "fit shower rose "Conserva" low pressure shower rose part no. 56/203. When required to be replaced. Superseded by IP1087 (IP0687)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "modification to buffer beam assy on all ip passenger cars as per drawing 2C.193 (IP0887)".
22.09.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters on IP passenger cars. Applicable drawings A2/24-CM-31 type and serial number of cars involved all air conditioned IP passenger cars. (IP0987)".
11.1987Fitted with the new red and orange Ghan colour scheme, on one side only, for test purposes.
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "removal "ConservA" shower rose IP mod 6/87 fit inline flow restrictor and refit original shower rose. (IP1087)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
31.01.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "wheel set".
10.09.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "air brake system complete".
10.09.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
10.09.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
10.09.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "bogie clearance".
10.09.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "bogie complete".
10.09.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "end complete".
10.09.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
10.09.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "wheel set".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 912 T" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
15.04.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
15.04.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "bogie complete".
15.04.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
16.12.1994To Port Augusta for asbestos removal and refurishment.
3.2.1995Back at Keswick refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 912 T" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$147830"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"09.07.1968"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette;I.P.CAR"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
AFC 213 Keswick 3.2.1995

BRJ 213 -- AFC 213 -- Blue Mountains Lounge -- Ernest Giles Outback Explorer Lounge

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1968-69.

28.6.1968Entered service. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
04.06.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "alteration to vestible entrance flaps. (C2069)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
24.05.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 213 C"as having repair "air conditioner compressor(pass.)".
24.05.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 213 C"as having repair "evaporator unit(pass.)".
24.05.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 213 C" issued at location "Keswick" with a previous code of passenger car "BRJ 213 C"
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
30.05.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 213 C"as having repair "vehicle scheduled lift and date change".
30.05.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 213 C" issued at location "Keswick" with a previous code of passenger car "BRJ 213 C"
31.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "Goodwin bogies presently under car to be replaced with BK bogies. (000001)".
16.01.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 213 C"as having repair "air brake system complete".
16.01.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 213 C"as having repair "body complete".
16.01.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 213 C"as having repair "bogie complete".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
29.11.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "(1) strip interior of 2 no. "BRJ" sleeping cars & refurbish to "FLINDERS RANGES" and "BLUE MOUNTAIN" lounge cars. (2) remove 2 outer water tanks on each car and replumb to Dwg AC-15986. (3) install under car frame for bar refrigeration equipment as per Dwg AC-15986. BRJ 213 & 301. reclass to AFC. (RS4830)". New class: "AFC".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 213 C" alteration complete: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
07.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "vehicle reclassify".
07.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C" issued at location "Port augusta workshopS" with a previous code of passenger car "BRJ 213 C"
7.10.1994Converted to "AFC" class lounge car, with smoking compartment, and named "Blue Mountains Lounge" as part of Indian Pacific upgrade.
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "A/C air filtration".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "A/C pipework/annacondas".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "bogie brake rigging, levers & rods".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "brake spreader & hangers".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "cold water tank(pass.)".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "electrical cabling".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "end frame member".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C"as having repair "water filters".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 213 C" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"28.06.1968"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Ex BRJ;Lounge Car"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
-Refubished as "Ernest Giles" Outback Explorer Lounge.[jb]
BRJ914 - badly fire damaged

BRJ 214 -- BRJ 914

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-8.

16.7.1968Entered service as "BRJ 214". [rrc]
1970Allocated to Indian Pacific Joint Stock for accounting purposes. A small blue plate lettered "Indian Pacific Car" was affixed to the right hand end of each side.
6.1975Renumbered as Joint Stock "BRJ 914" from "BRJ 214" for Indian Pacific service. [rrc]
05.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "modification of shower compartment door step. Existing door step to be raised in height by 12MM. ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP0679)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "modification to buffer beam assembly. Dwg 3C 40A. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP1279)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "modification to chilled water tank. Dwg 2C 115A ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. ARL 920, 921, 922, 923, 925, 947, 961, 962, 963, 990, 992. ARM 951, 952, 953, 954, 987, BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP1079)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "modification to handbrake. Dwg AC 1709B, BC1567C. BRG 969, 972, 974. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. DF 930, 934, 935, 964. ER 906, 909, 910, 911. (IP1379)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "modification of draftgear pocket and headstock. Dwgs. 1C 130, 1C 131, 1C 132, 2C 109, 2C 110, 2C 111. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0380)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "replacement of miner rf361 draftgear with r 361-7 type draftgear. All AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0280)".
12.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "installation of emergency tool box in conductors compartment. Dwgs. 2C 140, 2C 141, 2C 144. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0680)".
20.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "remove existing asbestos insulation from air conditioning control Cabinet. lighting switchboard control cabinet and heater bank cover plate in roof. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985, 986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953, 954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924 928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,935,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0880)".
30.09.1981TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn in conductors compartment. Dwg.1C 179. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914 915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0481)".
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "modification to handbrake pulley. Dwg. 1C 189. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921, 922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924,928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0782)".
15.05.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "alteration to vestibule entrance flaps. Dwg. 2C 173. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0184)".
31.07.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "replace trunnions and screw as used on water tanks suspension for hot and cold water tanks. Dwg. BC 12545B.I. ITEMS 6,7,8. All cars. (IP0284)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to entrance flap of stainless steel passenger cars. Applicable drawings 2C-182 & 3C-111 (IP0287)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "replace diaphragm side stem springs to increase closing force. Applicable drawings 3C-110 (IP0187)".
20.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "installation of emergency key box. Applicable drawing 2C-190 (IP0387)".
11.06.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "fit shower rose "Conserva" low pressure shower rose part no. 56/203. When required to be replaced. Superseded by IP1087 (IP0687)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "modification to buffer beam assy on all ip passenger cars as per drawing 2C.193 (IP0887)".
22.09.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters on IP passenger cars. Applicable drawings A2/24-CM-31 type and serial number of cars involved all air conditioned IP passenger cars. (IP0987)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "removal "ConservA" shower rose IP mod 6/87 fit inline flow restrictor and refit original shower rose. (IP1087)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration complete: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
02.03.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 914 Y"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
16.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 914 Y"as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
16.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 914 Y"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
7.1992Fitted with Indian Pacific name boards.
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division stored list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 914 Y" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$147830"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"16.07.1968"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette;I.P.CAR"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
12.6.1998Interior damaged by fire while car in storage at Keswick.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
6.3.1998 Keswick - BRJ915 - detail of Indian Pacific logo on side of car

BRJ 215 -- BRJ 915

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-8.

14.8.1968Entered service as "BRJ 215". [rrc]
1970Allocated to Indian Pacific Joint Stock for accounting purposes. A small blue plate lettered "Indian Pacific Car" was affixed to the right hand end of each side.
4.6.1974Renumbered as Joint Stock "BRJ 915" from "BRJ 215" for Indian Pacific service. [rrc]
05.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "modification of shower compartment door step. Existing door step to be raised in height by 12MM. ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP0679)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "modification to buffer beam assembly. Dwg 3C 40A. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP1279)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "modification to chilled water tank. Dwg 2C 115A ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. ARL 920, 921, 922, 923, 925, 947, 961, 962, 963, 990, 992. ARM 951, 952, 953, 954, 987, BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP1079)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "modification to handbrake. Dwg AC 1709B, BC1567C. BRG 969, 972, 974. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. DF 930, 934, 935, 964. ER 906, 909, 910, 911. (IP1379)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "modification of draftgear pocket and headstock. Dwgs. 1C 130, 1C 131, 1C 132, 2C 109, 2C 110, 2C 111. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0380)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "replacement of miner rf361 draftgear with r 361-7 type draftgear. All AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0280)".
12.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "installation of emergency tool box in conductors compartment. Dwgs. 2C 140, 2C 141, 2C 144. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0680)".
20.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "remove existing asbestos insulation from air conditioning control Cabinet. lighting switchboard control cabinet and heater bank cover plate in roof. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985, 986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953, 954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924 928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,935,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0880)".
30.09.1981TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "installation of electric hot water urn in conductors compartment. Dwg.1C 179. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914 915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0481)".
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "modification to handbrake pulley. Dwg. 1C 189. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921, 922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924,928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0782)".
15.05.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "alteration to vestibule entrance flaps. Dwg. 2C 173. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0184)".
31.07.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "replace trunnions and screw as used on water tanks suspension for hot and cold water tanks. Dwg. BC 12545B.I. ITEMS 6,7,8. All cars. (IP0284)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to entrance flap of stainless steel passenger cars. Applicable drawings 2C-182 & 3C-111 (IP0287)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "replace diaphragm side stem springs to increase closing force. Applicable drawings 3C-110 (IP0187)".
20.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key box. Applicable drawing 2C-190 (IP0387)".
11.06.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "fit shower rose "Conserva" low pressure shower rose part no. 56/203. When required to be replaced. Superseded by IP1087 (IP0687)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration complete: "modification to buffer beam assy on all ip passenger cars as per drawing 2C.193 (IP0887)".
22.09.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters on IP passenger cars. Applicable drawings A2/24-CM-31 type and serial number of cars involved all air conditioned IP passenger cars. (IP0987)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "removal "ConservA" shower rose IP mod 6/87 fit inline flow restrictor and refit original shower rose. (IP1087)".
1988Used on the Brisbane Expo Express.
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
20.08.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "wheel set".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
18.08.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
18.08.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
13.10.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
13.10.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
04.11.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
04.11.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
10.11.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
13.12.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
13.12.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
22.12.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "air brake system complete".
22.12.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "brake control pipe".
06.01.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
06.01.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
11.02.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "bogie complete".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 915 A" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
23.02.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "bogie complete".
06.04.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
06.04.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
1995Refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 915 A" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$147830"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"14.08.1968"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette;I.P.CAR"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
1.2.2004On first "Ghan" to Darwin.

BRJ 216 -- BRJ 916

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-8.

24.7.1968Entered service as "BRJ 216". [rrc]
1970Allocated to Indian Pacific Joint Stock for accounting purposes. A small blue plate lettered "Indian Pacific Car" was affixed to the right hand end of each side.
19.7.1974Renumbered as Joint Stock "BRJ 916" from "BRJ 216" for Indian Pacific service. [rrc]
05.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "modification of shower compartment door step. Existing door step to be raised in height by 12MM. ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP0679)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "modification to buffer beam assembly. Dwg 3C 40A. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP1279)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "modification to chilled water tank. Dwg 2C 115A ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. ARL 920, 921, 922, 923, 925, 947, 961, 962, 963, 990, 992. ARM 951, 952, 953, 954, 987, BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP1079)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "modification to handbrake. Dwg AC 1709B, BC1567C. BRG 969, 972, 974. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. DF 930, 934, 935, 964. ER 906, 909, 910, 911. (IP1379)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "modification of draftgear pocket and headstock. Dwgs. 1C 130, 1C 131, 1C 132, 2C 109, 2C 110, 2C 111. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0380)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "replacement of miner rf361 draftgear with r 361-7 type draftgear. All AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0280)".
12.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "installation of emergency tool box in conductors compartment. Dwgs. 2C 140, 2C 141, 2C 144. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0680)".
20.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "remove existing asbestos insulation from air conditioning control Cabinet. lighting switchboard control cabinet and heater bank cover plate in roof. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985, 986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953, 954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924 928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,935,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0880)".
30.09.1981TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "installation of electric hot water urn in conductors compartment. Dwg.1C 179. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914 915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0481)".
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "modification to handbrake pulley. Dwg. 1C 189. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921, 922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924,928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0782)".
15.05.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "alteration to vestibule entrance flaps. Dwg. 2C 173. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0184)".
31.07.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "replace trunnions and screw as used on water tanks suspension for hot and cold water tanks. Dwg. BC 12545B.I. ITEMS 6,7,8. All cars. (IP0284)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "fit telescopic gas spring to entrance flap of stainless steel passenger cars. Applicable drawings 2C-182 & 3C-111 (IP0287)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "replace diaphragm side stem springs to increase closing force. Applicable drawings 3C-110 (IP0187)".
20.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "installation of emergency key box. Applicable drawing 2C-190 (IP0387)".
22.05.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "replace existing shower rose with "ConservA" low pressure shower rose no. 56/203 to all passenger cars which are fitted with shower compartments. (RS4201)".
11.06.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "fit shower rose "Conserva" low pressure shower rose part no. 56/203. When required to be replaced. Superseded by IP1087 (IP0687)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "modification to buffer beam assy on all ip passenger cars as per drawing 2C.193 (IP0887)".
22.09.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters on IP passenger cars. Applicable drawings A2/24-CM-31 type and serial number of cars involved all air conditioned IP passenger cars. (IP0987)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "removal "ConservA" shower rose IP mod 6/87 fit inline flow restrictor and refit original shower rose. (IP1087)".
10.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "remove "ConservA" shower rose, fit in-line restictor and refit original shower rose. This alteration supercedes alteration RS4201. All passenger cars with shower compartments (except I.P. cars). (RS4247)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration complete: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 916 J" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division stored list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 916 J" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$147830"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"24.07.1968"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette;I.P.CAR"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
27.11.1996 Keswick - BRJ217

BRJ 217 -- BRJ 917

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-8.

28.8.1968Entered service as "BRJ 217". [rrc]
1970Allocated to Indian Pacific Joint Stock for accounting purposes. A small blue plate lettered "Indian Pacific Car" was affixed to the right hand end of each side.
14.8.1974Renumbered as Joint Stock "BRJ 917" from "BRJ 217" for Indian Pacific service. [rrc]
05.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "modification of shower compartment door step. Existing door step to be raised in height by 12MM. ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP0679)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "modification to chilled water tank. Dwg 2C 115A ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. ARL 920, 921, 922, 923, 925, 947, 961, 962, 963, 990, 992. ARM 951, 952, 953, 954, 987, BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP1079)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "modification to buffer beam assembly. Dwg 3C 40A. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP1279)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "modification to handbrake. Dwg AC 1709B, BC1567C. BRG 969, 972, 974. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. DF 930, 934, 935, 964. ER 906, 909, 910, 911. (IP1379)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "modification of draftgear pocket and headstock. Dwgs. 1C 130, 1C 131, 1C 132, 2C 109, 2C 110, 2C 111. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0380)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "replacement of miner rf361 draftgear with r 361-7 type draftgear. All AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0280)".
12.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "installation of emergency tool box in conductors compartment. Dwgs. 2C 140, 2C 141, 2C 144. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0680)".
20.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "remove existing asbestos insulation from air conditioning control Cabinet. lighting switchboard control cabinet and heater bank cover plate in roof. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985, 986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953, 954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924 928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,935,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0880)".
30.09.1981TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn in conductors compartment. Dwg.1C 179. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914 915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0481)".
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "modification to handbrake pulley. Dwg. 1C 189. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921, 922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924,928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0782)".
15.05.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "alteration to vestibule entrance flaps. Dwg. 2C 173. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0184)".
31.07.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "replace trunnions and screw as used on water tanks suspension for hot and cold water tanks. Dwg. BC 12545B.I. ITEMS 6,7,8. All cars. (IP0284)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to entrance flap of stainless steel passenger cars. Applicable drawings 2C-182 & 3C-111 (IP0287)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "replace diaphragm side stem springs to increase closing force. Applicable drawings 3C-110 (IP0187)".
20.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "installation of emergency key box. Applicable drawing 2C-190 (IP0387)".
22.05.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "replace existing shower rose with "ConservA" low pressure shower rose no. 56/203 to all passenger cars which are fitted with shower compartments. (RS4201)".
11.06.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "fit shower rose "Conserva" low pressure shower rose part no. 56/203. When required to be replaced. Superseded by IP1087 (IP0687)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "modification to buffer beam assy on all ip passenger cars as per drawing 2C.193 (IP0887)".
22.09.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters on IP passenger cars. Applicable drawings A2/24-CM-31 type and serial number of cars involved all air conditioned IP passenger cars. (IP0987)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "removal "ConservA" shower rose IP mod 6/87 fit inline flow restrictor and refit original shower rose. (IP1087)".
10.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "remove "ConservA" shower rose, fit in-line restictor and refit original shower rose. This alteration supercedes alteration RS4201. All passenger cars with shower compartments (except I.P. cars). (RS4247)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration complete: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
05.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "wheel set".
06.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "wheel set".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "air brake system complete".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "aux. brake reservoir complete".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "bogie clearance".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "bogie complete".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "complete triple valve - "W" OR "D&M".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "end complete".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S"as having repair "wheel set".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 917 S" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division stored list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 917 S" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$147830"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"28.08.1968"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette;I.P.CAR"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
26.4.2001,Keswick Terminal - Red Kangaroo Logo on BRJ918

BRJ 218 -- BRJ 918

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-8.

14.8.1968Entered service as "BRJ 218". [rrc]
1970Allocated to Indian Pacific Joint Stock for accounting purposes. A small blue plate lettered "Indian Pacific Car" was affixed to the right hand end of each side.
4.6.1974Renumbered as Joint Stock "BRJ 918" from "BRJ 218" for Indian Pacific service. [rrc]
05.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration complete: "modification of shower compartment door step. Existing door step to be raised in height by 12MM. ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP0679)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "modification to buffer beam assembly. Dwg 3C 40A. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP1279)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration complete: "modification to chilled water tank. Dwg 2C 115A ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. ARL 920, 921, 922, 923, 925, 947, 961, 962, 963, 990, 992. ARM 951, 952, 953, 954, 987, BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP1079)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration complete: "modification to handbrake. Dwg AC 1709B, BC1567C. BRG 969, 972, 974. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. DF 930, 934, 935, 964. ER 906, 909, 910, 911. (IP1379)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration complete: "modification of draftgear pocket and headstock. Dwgs. 1C 130, 1C 131, 1C 132, 2C 109, 2C 110, 2C 111. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0380)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration complete: "replacement of miner rf361 draftgear with r 361-7 type draftgear. All AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0280)".
12.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration complete: "installation of emergency tool box in conductors compartment. Dwgs. 2C 140, 2C 141, 2C 144. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0680)".
20.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "remove existing asbestos insulation from air conditioning control Cabinet. lighting switchboard control cabinet and heater bank cover plate in roof. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985, 986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953, 954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924 928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,935,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0880)".
30.09.1981TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration complete: "installation of electric hot water urn in conductors compartment. Dwg.1C 179. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914 915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0481)".
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration complete: "modification to handbrake pulley. Dwg. 1C 189. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921, 922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924,928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0782)".
15.05.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "alteration to vestibule entrance flaps. Dwg. 2C 173. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0184)".
31.07.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "replace trunnions and screw as used on water tanks suspension for hot and cold water tanks. Dwg. BC 12545B.I. ITEMS 6,7,8. All cars. (IP0284)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "fit telescopic gas spring to entrance flap of stainless steel passenger cars. Applicable drawings 2C-182 & 3C-111 (IP0287)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "replace diaphragm side stem springs to increase closing force. Applicable drawings 3C-110 (IP0187)".
20.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "installation of emergency key box. Applicable drawing 2C-190 (IP0387)".
11.06.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "fit shower rose "Conserva" low pressure shower rose part no. 56/203. When required to be replaced. Superseded by IP1087 (IP0687)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "modification to buffer beam assy on all ip passenger cars as per drawing 2C.193 (IP0887)".
22.09.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters on IP passenger cars. Applicable drawings A2/24-CM-31 type and serial number of cars involved all air conditioned IP passenger cars. (IP0987)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "removal "ConservA" shower rose IP mod 6/87 fit inline flow restrictor and refit original shower rose. (IP1087)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
08.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "wheels to change a/c condemned. (BRJ918)".
27.06.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 918 E"as having repair "wheel set".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 918 E" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1995Refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 918 E" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Broad"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$147830"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"14.08.1968"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette;I.P.CAR"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
4.2001Fitted with a "Red Kangaroo" class logo.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].

BRJ 219 -- BRJ 919

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-8.

20.8.1968Entered service as "BRJ 219". [rrc]
6.1975Renumbered as Joint Stock "BRJ 919" from "BRJ 219" for Indian Pacific service. [rrc]
05.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration complete: "modification of shower compartment door step. Existing door step to be raised in height by 12MM. ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP0679)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "modification to chilled water tank. Dwg 2C 115A ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. ARL 920, 921, 922, 923, 925, 947, 961, 962, 963, 990, 992. ARM 951, 952, 953, 954, 987, BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP1079)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "modification to handbrake. Dwg AC 1709B, BC1567C. BRG 969, 972, 974. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. DF 930, 934, 935, 964. ER 906, 909, 910, 911. (IP1379)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration complete: "modification to buffer beam assembly. Dwg 3C 40A. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP1279)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration complete: "modification of draftgear pocket and headstock. Dwgs. 1C 130, 1C 131, 1C 132, 2C 109, 2C 110, 2C 111. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0380)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration complete: "replacement of miner rf361 draftgear with r 361-7 type draftgear. All AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0280)".
12.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration complete: "installation of emergency tool box in conductors compartment. Dwgs. 2C 140, 2C 141, 2C 144. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0680)".
20.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "remove existing asbestos insulation from air conditioning control Cabinet. lighting switchboard control cabinet and heater bank cover plate in roof. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985, 986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953, 954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924 928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,935,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0880)".
30.09.1981TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn in conductors compartment. Dwg.1C 179. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914 915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0481)".
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "modification to handbrake pulley. Dwg. 1C 189. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921, 922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924,928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0782)".
15.05.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration complete: "alteration to vestibule entrance flaps. Dwg. 2C 173. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0184)".
31.07.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "replace trunnions and screw as used on water tanks suspension for hot and cold water tanks. Dwg. BC 12545B.I. ITEMS 6,7,8. All cars. (IP0284)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "fit telescopic gas spring to entrance flap of stainless steel passenger cars. Applicable drawings 2C-182 & 3C-111 (IP0287)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "replace diaphragm side stem springs to increase closing force. Applicable drawings 3C-110 (IP0187)".
20.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "installation of emergency key box. Applicable drawing 2C-190 (IP0387)".
22.05.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration complete: "REPLACE EXISTING SHOWER ROSE WITH "CONSERVA" LOW PRESSURE SHOWER ROSE NO. 56/203 TO ALL PASSENGER CARS WHICH ARE FITTED WITH SHOWER COMPARTMENTS. (RS4201)".
11.06.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "fit shower rose "Conserva" low pressure shower rose part no. 56/203. When required to be replaced. Superseded by IP1087 (IP0687)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "modification to buffer beam assy on all ip passenger cars as per drawing 2C.193 (IP0887)".
22.09.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters on IP passenger cars. Applicable drawings A2/24-CM-31 type and serial number of cars involved all air conditioned IP passenger cars. (IP0987)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "removal "ConservA" shower rose IP mod 6/87 fit inline flow restrictor and refit original shower rose. (IP1087)".
10.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "remove "ConservA" shower rose, fit in-line restictor and refit original shower rose. This alteration supercedes alteration RS4201. All passenger cars with shower compartments (except I.P. cars). (RS4247)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
12.06.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 919 N"as having repair "air brake system complete".
12.06.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 919 N"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
12.06.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 919 N"as having repair "bogie complete".
12.06.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 919 N"as having repair "end complete".
12.06.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 919 N"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 919 N" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1995Refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 919 N" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$147830"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"20.08.1968"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette;I.P.CAR"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
-Altered to crew car losing some of the sleeping compartments to provide a small kitchen dining area for the train crew. [jb]
1997 remains of ECA220

BRJ 220 -- ECA 220

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-68.

21.2.1969Entered service. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 220 G" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 220 G" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: wagon "BRJ 220 G" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 220 G" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
05.04.1988TIMS/WMS: wagon "BRJ 220 G" alteration complete: "Ghan passenger car exterior refurbishment. (a) fit Ghan logo to cars (b) fit vinyl stripe to cars (RS4279)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 220 G" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
5.5.1989At Peterborough being converted into a "ECA" crew car, compartments removed at one end to form lounge and kitchen area.
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 220 G" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1989TIMS/WMS: wagon "BRJ 220 G" alteration complete: "convert BRJ220 (economy class twinette car) to a crew accommodation car. Fit generator set from ARF 85 to this car. reclassify "ECA" 220V (RS4389)". New class: "ECA".
31.07.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 220 G" alteration complete: "replace existing draught gear and coupler with freight type. BRJ 220 (ECA 220). (RS4437)".
8.1989Entered service as "ECA".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "air brake system complete".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "bogie clearance".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "bogie complete".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "bogie wear plates".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "complete triple valve - "W" OR "D&M".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "end complete".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "side bearer".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 220 G"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
25.09.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ECA 220 V" issued at location "Port augusta workshopS" with a previous code of passenger car "BRJ 220 G"
11.10.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ECA 220 V"as having repair "vehicle reclassify".
11.10.1989TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "vehicle signs and brackets".
11.10.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ECA 220 V" issued at location "Port augusta workshopS" with a previous code of passenger car "BRJ 220 G"
23.10.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ECA 220 V"as having repair "branch pipe".
23.10.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ECA 220 V"as having repair "end brake cock".
23.10.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ECA 220 V"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
23.10.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ECA 220 V"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
08.02.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ECA 220 V"as having repair "air brake system complete".
08.02.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ECA 220 V"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
08.02.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ECA 220 V"as having repair "isolating cock".
23.10.1989TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "branch pipe".
23.10.1989TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "end brake cock".
28.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "end brake cock".
28.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "end hose".
02.08.1990TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "end brake cock".
15.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "vehicle complete".
21.06.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "air brake system complete".
21.06.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
21.06.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "end complete".
21.06.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
18.07.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
26.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "air brake system complete".
26.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "AXLEBOX".
26.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "end complete".
26.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
26.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "other brake cylinder complete".
26.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "air brake system complete".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "bogie clearance".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "bogie complete".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "brake spreader & hangers".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "end complete".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
13.12.1991TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "wheel set".
27.07.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "air brake system complete".
27.07.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "end brake cock".
27.07.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "end hose".
27.07.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "train pipe (end)".
02.09.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "air brake system complete".
02.09.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "brake control pipe".
15.09.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
13.10.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "body complete".
16.10.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
16.10.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
20.10.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
20.10.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
12.11.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
12.11.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
09.12.1993TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having repair "body complete".
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"D"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"21.02.1969"
Operating System:"AN"
Intended Use:"general"
Remarks:"Ex BRJ;Loco. Crew Accommodation"
BSG Code:"DSDZ"
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows wagon "ECA 220 V"as having a capacity of 5 crew
1997Destroyed in Mt Christie accident.
23.4.2002 Keswick - BRJ221

BRJ 221

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-8.

8.2.1969On loan to VR from 8.2.1969 to 3.1969 on account of violet town collision.
28.3.1969Entered service on Commonwealth Railways. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
04.06.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "alteration to vestible entrance flaps. (C2069)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration complete: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration complete: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "air brake system complete".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "aux. brake reservoir complete".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "bogie bearers".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "bogie clearance".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "bogie complete".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "bridge plate assembly".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "complete triple valve - "W" OR "D&M".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "coupler internal locking parts".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "coupler knuckle pin".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "coupler knuckle".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "end complete".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "yoke complete".
12.11.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P"as having repair "yoke pin".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 221 P" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division stored list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 221 P" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"28.03.1969"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
17.12.1986 AEC222 entertainment car 17.12.1986 AEC222 entertainment car name

BRJ 222 -- AEC 222 -- Entertainment Car -- Sir John & Alexander Forrest Outback Explorer Lounge

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-8.

8.2.1969On loan to VR from 8.2.1969 to 3.1969 on account of violet town collision.
21.3.1969Entered service on Commonwealth railways. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 222 B" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 222 B" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 222 B" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
08.07.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 222 B" alteration complete: "CONVERSION OF ONE (1) "BRJ" sleeping car to an Entertainment Car. Car to be reclassified "AEC" NO. 222 (RS4123)".
11.1986Issued from Port Augusta works as First class Entertainment car coded "AEC".
29.11.1986Reclassified from passenger car "BRJ 222 B" to " passenger car "AEC 222 W". [TIMS/WMS:]
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
05.04.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration complete: "Ghan passenger car exterior refurbishment. (a) fit Ghan logo to cars (b) fit vinyl stripe to cars (RS4279)".
26.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "Ghan" passenger car interior refurbishment. a. refurbish interior of all cars in accordance with drawings. b. reclassify CDF 265 to AOB 265. (RS4304)". New class: "AOB".
1989Ghan colour scheme fitted to exterior.
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration complete: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
31.10.1992TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "maintain all door closers. (111111)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
25.01.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "replace existing Star/Delta starter with clipsal starter. Install additional condenser fan contactor & upgrade other contactors. Install isolators to underframe motors. Install earth wire form main swbd to air con panel & rewire as per drawings. Ghan passenger cars. (RS4842)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "AEC 222 W" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division stored list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AEC 222 W" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-20"
Date Built:"21.03.1969"
Operating System:"Trans Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Ex BRJ;Entertainment Car"
BSG Code:"PSTZ"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
24.7.2006Sent to "United Group Rail Ballarat North" for refurbishment. [rpf]
2.2010Refurbished with new internal layout and renamed "Sir John & Alexander Forrest" Outback Explorer lounge car[railsa]
17.12.1986 ACC223 conference car name 20.7.1986 Keswick ACC223 Conference car

BRJ 223 -- ACC 223 -- Conference Car -- Oodnadatta Lounge -- Len Beadel Outback Explorer lounge

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 2904-1967-8.

8.2.1969On loan to VR from 8.2.1969 to 3.1969 on account of violet town collision.
21.3.1969Entered service on Commonwealth Railways. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 223 K" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
1986Issued from Port Augusta works as First class Conference car coded "ACC" and lettered "Australian National".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 223 K" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 223 K" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
08.07.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 223 K" alteration complete: "conversion of one (1) "BRJ" sleeping car to a Conference Car. Car to be reclassified "ACC" NO. 223 (RS4110)". New class: "ACC".
14.07.1986Reclassified from passenger car "BRJ 223 K" to " passenger car "ACC 223 E". [TIMS/WMS:]
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 223 K" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 223 K" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
9.8.1987To broad gauge using bogies from railcar "106".
-To standard gauge.
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "ACC 223 E" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "ACC 223 E" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "ACC 223 E" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "ACC 223 E" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "ACC 223 E" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "ACC 223 E" alteration complete: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
06.09.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "wheel set".
02.10.1992TIMS/WMS: passenger car "ACC 223 E" alteration complete: "refurbish conference car ACC 223. Strip & replace wall and ceiling coverings. Replace carpets. Provide sink, hot water, fridge-freezer, micro wave oven, etc as shown on drawings. Materials in accordance with consulants directions. ACC 223. (RS4739)".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "air brake system complete".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "air conditioner compressor(pass.)".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "bogie clearance".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "bogie complete".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "complete triple valve - "W" OR "D&M".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "coupler knuckle pin".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "coupler knuckle".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "end complete".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "evaporator unit(pass.)".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "fittings general".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "floor carpet".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "interior furbishings(pass.)".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "kitchen appliances(pass.)".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "ovens".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "wear plates & saddles".
29.01.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E"as having repair "wheel set".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "ACC 223 E" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "ACC 223 E" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"44.3tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$515100"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"CB P-19"
Date Built:"21.03.1969"
Operating System:"AN"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Ex BRJ;Conference Car"
BSG Code:"PSIZ"
1.11.1997Car leased by the Commonwealth Government to Great Southern Railway.
-Sold to Great Southern Railway by the Commonwealth[pq].
7.2002Interior alterations so car can be used as a lounge car - named "Oodnadatta Lounge".
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
1.2.2004On first "Ghan" to Darwin.
-Refurbished with new internal layout and renamed "Len Beadel" Outback Explorer lounge car[jb]

BRJ 267

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 3068-1969.

10.10.1969Entered service. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
04.06.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "alteration to vestible entrance flaps. (C2069)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration complete: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration complete: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
06.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "wheel set".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "air brake system complete".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "aux. brake reservoir complete".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "bogie bearers".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "bogie clearance".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "bogie complete".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "bridge plate assembly".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "complete triple valve "AF" OR "ITV".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "coupler knuckle pin".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "coupler knuckle".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "end complete".
06.12.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 267 J" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division stored list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 267 J" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"10.10.1969"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
12.8.1997 Keswick - BRJ268 accident damaged

BRJ 268

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 3068-1969.

22.10.1969Entered service. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
04.06.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration complete: "alteration to vestible entrance flaps. (C2069)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
11.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 268 S"as having repair "wheel set".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 268 S" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division stored list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 268 S" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"22.10.1969"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].

BRJ 269

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 3068-1969.

30.10.1969Entered service. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
04.06.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration complete: "alteration to vestible entrance flaps. (C2069)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration complete: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
07.11.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "wheel set".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "air brake system complete".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "aux. brake reservoir complete".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "bogie clearance".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "bogie complete".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "complete triple valve - "W" OR "D&M".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "coupler complete".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "coupler knuckle".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "draft gear pocket".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "wear plates & saddles".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "wheel set".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "yoke complete".
19.04.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E"as having repair "yoke pin".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 269 E" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division stored list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 269 E" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"30.10.1969"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
BRJ 270 Keswick 26.1.2002

BRJ 270

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 3068-1969.

-Damaged on delivery route in Melbourne - returned to Comeng NSW for repairs[blc]
27.2.1970Entered service. [rrc]
1970Allocated to Indian Pacific Joint Stock for accounting purposes. A small blue plate lettered "Indian Pacific Car" was affixed to the right hand end of each side.
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
04.06.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration: "alteration to vestible entrance flaps. (C2069)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration complete: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration complete: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration complete: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration complete: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
25.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 270 A"as having repair "wheel set".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration complete: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
30.07.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 270 A"as having repair "water system".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
25.01.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration: "replace existing Star/Delta starter with clipsal starter. Install additional condenser fan contactor & upgrade other contactors. Install isolators to underframe motors. Install earth wire form main swbd to air con panel & rewire as per drawings. Ghan passenger cars. (RS4842)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 270 A" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 270 A" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"27.02.1970"
Operating System:"Trans Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette"
BSG Code:"PSTU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
1.2.2004On first "Ghan" to Darwin.
BRJ 271 Keswick 3.2.1995

BRJ 271

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 3068-1969.

21.11.1969Entered service. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
04.06.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration complete: "alteration to vestible entrance flaps. (C2069)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
29.07.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 271 J"as having repair "air brake system complete".
29.07.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 271 J"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
29.07.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 271 J"as having repair "other brake cylinder complete".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 271 J" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.1995Refurbished interior for Indian Pacific.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 271 J" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"21.11.1969"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
6.3.1998 Keswick - BRJ999 on Indian Pacific

BRJ 299 -- BRJ 999

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 3562-1973.

5.7.1973Entered service as "BRJ 299". [rrc]
1974Renumbered as Joint Stock "BRJ 999" from "BRJ 299" for Indian Pacific service.
05.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration complete: "modification of shower compartment door step. Existing door step to be raised in height by 12MM. ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP0679)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "modification to buffer beam assembly. Dwg 3C 40A. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP1279)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "modification to chilled water tank. Dwg 2C 115A ARJ 940, 941, 944, 945, 973, 984, 985, 986. ARL 920, 921, 922, 923, 925, 947, 961, 962, 963, 990, 992. ARM 951, 952, 953, 954, 987, BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. (IP1079)".
10.12.1979TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration complete: "modification to handbrake. Dwg AC 1709B, BC1567C. BRG 969, 972, 974. BRJ 912, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 999. DF 930, 934, 935, 964. ER 906, 909, 910, 911. (IP1379)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration complete: "modification of draftgear pocket and headstock. Dwgs. 1C 130, 1C 131, 1C 132, 2C 109, 2C 110, 2C 111. ALL AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0380)".
09.01.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration complete: "replacement of miner rf361 draftgear with r 361-7 type draftgear. All AFC, ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ, CDF, DF, ER, HGM, HM. (IP0280)".
12.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration complete: "installation of emergency tool box in conductors compartment. Dwgs. 2C 140, 2C 141, 2C 144. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0680)".
20.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "remove existing asbestos insulation from air conditioning control Cabinet. lighting switchboard control cabinet and heater bank cover plate in roof. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985, 986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953, 954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924 928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,935,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0880)".
30.09.1981TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration complete: "installation of electric hot water urn in conductors compartment. Dwg.1C 179. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912,914 915,916,917,918,919,999. (IP0481)".
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "modification to handbrake pulley. Dwg. 1C 189. AFC 936,937,938,939, ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921, 922,923,925,947,961,962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, CDF 924,928,929,966, DF 927,930,934,964, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0782)".
15.05.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "alteration to vestibule entrance flaps. Dwg. 2C 173. ARJ 940,941,944,945,973,984,985,986, ARL 920,921,922,923,925,947,961, 962,963,990,992, ARM 951,952,953,954,987, BRG 969,972,974, BRJ 912, 914,915,916,917,918,919,999, ER 906,909,910,911. (IP0184)".
31.07.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "replace trunnions and screw as used on water tanks suspension for hot and cold water tanks. Dwg. BC 12545B.I. ITEMS 6,7,8. All cars. (IP0284)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "fit telescopic gas spring to entrance flap of stainless steel passenger cars. Applicable drawings 2C-182 & 3C-111 (IP0287)".
05.02.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "replace diaphragm side stem springs to increase closing force. Applicable drawings 3C-110 (IP0187)".
20.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "installation of emergency key box. Applicable drawing 2C-190 (IP0387)".
11.06.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "fit shower rose "Conserva" low pressure shower rose part no. 56/203. When required to be replaced. Superseded by IP1087 (IP0687)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "modification to buffer beam assy on all ip passenger cars as per drawing 2C.193 (IP0887)".
22.09.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters on IP passenger cars. Applicable drawings A2/24-CM-31 type and serial number of cars involved all air conditioned IP passenger cars. (IP0987)".
09.12.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "removal "ConservA" shower rose IP mod 6/87 fit inline flow restrictor and refit original shower rose. (IP1087)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
01.03.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 999 X"as having repair "wheel set".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 999 X" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1995Refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 999 X" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Broad"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$147830"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"05.07.1973"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette;I.P.CAR"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
BRJ 300 - Taken at Port Pirie on the 16.08.2002

BRJ 300

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 3562-1973.

27.7.1973Entered service. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration complete: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration complete: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
23.08.1989TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "wheel set".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "air brake system complete".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "aux. brake reservoir complete".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "bogie bearers".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "bogie clearance".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "bogie complete".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "complete triple valve - "W" OR "D&M".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "coupler complete".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "coupler internal locking parts".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "coupler knuckle pin".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "coupler knuckle".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "end complete".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
04.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "yoke complete".
20.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "air conditioner compressor(pass.)".
20.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "air conditioner condensor(pass.)".
20.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "air conditioner motor(pass.)".
20.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "battery box(pass.)".
20.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "battery charger(pass.)".
20.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "electrical control panel(pass.)".
20.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "evaporator unit(pass.)".
20.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "hot water tank(pass.)".
20.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "lighting (interior)".
20.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "water cooler(pass.)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
22.01.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "air brake system complete".
22.01.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
29.10.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "air brake system complete".
29.10.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
29.10.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
05.11.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "bogie brake blocks x92".
05.11.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "other slack adjuster complete".
07.12.1993TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "bogie complete".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 300 U" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
26.07.1995TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U"as having repair "vehicle scrapped".
12.1995Written off due to accident damage and sold to "International Development ServiceS".
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 300 U" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"P"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$1000000"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Date Built:"01.01.1901"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1998Sold to Mr M.Menzies of Victoria (Rail Experience).
18.11.2001 Keswick - Interior AFC 301 18.11.2001 Keswick - AFC 301

BRJ 301 -- AFC 301 -- Flinders Lounge -- John McDouall Stuart Outback Explorer Lounge

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 3562-1973.

13.8.1973Entered service. [rrc]
28.08.1980TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "remove existing asbestos insulation from air conditioning control cabinet,lighting swithboard control cabinet,and heater bank cover plate in roof unit. (12s80)".
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
04.06.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "alteration to vestible entrance flaps. (C2069)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
18.06.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "wheel set".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
07.08.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "wheel set".
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
29.11.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration complete: "(1) strip interior of 2 no. "BRJ" sleeping cars & refurbish to "FLINDERS RANGES" and "BLUE MOUNTAIN" lounge cars. (2) remove 2 outer water tanks on each car and replumb to Dwg AC-15986. (3) install under car frame for bar refrigeration equipment as per Dwg AC-15986. BRJ 213 & 301. reclass to AFC. (RS4830)". New class: "AFC".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 301 G" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "A/C pipework/annacondas".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "bogie bearers".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "bogie brake rigging, levers & rods".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "brake spreader & hangers".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "cold water tank(pass.)".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "electrical cabling".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "end frame member".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "evaporator unit(pass.)".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "floor sheeting".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "refrig & air con gauges".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
14.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 301 G"as having repair "water filters".
18.10.1994Converted to "AFC" first class lounge car, with smoking compartment, as part of Indian Pacific upgrade. Named the "Flinders Lounge".
18.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 301 G"as having repair "vehicle reclassify".
18.10.1994TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 301 G" issued at location "Port augusta workshopS" with a previous code of passenger car "BRJ 301 G"
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "AFC 301 G" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"13.08.1973"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Ex BRJ;Lounge Car"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
2003Modifications made to car to reduce the size of the smoking lounge.
1.2.2004On first "Ghan" to Darwin.
9.2008Refurbished with new internal layout and renamed "John McDouall Stuart" Outback Explorer lounge car[railsa]
28.8.2005,Keswick - BRJ302

BRJ 302

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 3562-1973.

8.11.1973Entered service. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
04.06.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "alteration to vestible entrance flaps. (C2069)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration complete: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration complete: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
25.05.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "wheel set".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "air brake system complete".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "aux. brake reservoir complete".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "bogie bearers".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "bogie clearance".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "bogie complete".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "bridge plate assembly".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "complete triple valve - "W" OR "D&M".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "coupler knuckle pin".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "coupler knuckle".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "end complete".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "top centre plate".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "yoke complete".
20.09.1990TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P"as having repair "yoke pin".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
6.1992Fitted with Indian Pacific name boards.
14.05.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "fit "Miner TCC 8000" constant contact sidebearers to all I.P. passenger cars to drawing C3-13. (RS4791)".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
29.07.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "modify all ip passenger cars with clasp braking system to a 2 pair brake block rigging system to general drawing c3-14. also modify all ghan cars. All IP & Ghan cars. (RS4808)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 302 P" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1995Refurbished in Indian Pacific upgrade.
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 302 P" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"08.11.1973"
Operating System:"IP Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette"
BSG Code:"PSPU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
1.2.2004On first "Ghan" to Darwin.
21.4.1992,Keswick - sleeper BRJ303 in Ghan colours

BRJ 303

Second class, air conditioned, twinette sleeping cars built by "Commonwealth Engineering". Contract No. 3562-1973.

7.12.1973Entered service. [rrc]
27.08.1982TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration complete: "modify handbrake pulley on stainless steel cars. (16s82)".
04.06.1984TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration complete: "alteration to vestible entrance flaps. (C2069)".
10.03.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration complete: "fit telescopic gas spring to vestibule flap of stainless steel passenger cars. ARL, ARM, ARJ, BRJ, ER, SSA. (RS4109)".
13.06.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration complete: "replace side stem springs on concertinas to increase closing force. (RS4128)".
17.12.1986TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration complete: "apply check letter to class & number of approximately 443 locomotives, passenger cars and rail cars. Classify Overland sleeping cars. (RS4173)".
19.03.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration complete: "installation of emergency key boxes to passenger cars. (RS4190)".
20.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration complete: "modify buffer beam on carbon and stainless steel passenger cars. (RS4215)".
26.08.1987TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "modify air conditioning intake filters and frames (primary and secondary) on stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4213)".
15.03.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration complete: "modify buffer beams and fit additional springs to either side of the coupler to increase the diaphragm compressive force on all stainless steel and carbon steel passenger cars. (RS4270)".
01.07.1988TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "fit existing shower mixing valve with chrome breach piece 133mm centres to all shower compartments. AG, BG, BA, BRG, ARJ, ARL, ARM, ER. (RS4290)".
16.05.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "fit 1.8 mm thick lead sheet to the floors of all standard gauge passenger cars, including I.P. cars. (RS4420)".
31.10.1989TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "installation of electric hot water urn (urnie urn 7.5 litre) and water filter to conductor"s compartment. ARJ, ARL, ARM, BRG, BRJ passenger cars. (RS4456)".
21.06.1990TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "fit longer pin in passenger car jumper cable plugs. All passenger cars. (RS4518)".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "air brake system complete".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "aux. brake reservoir complete".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "bogie clearance".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "bogie complete".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "bridge plate assembly".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "complete triple valve - "W" OR "D&M".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "concertina(pass.)".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "coupler internal locking parts".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "coupler knuckle".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "draft gear pocket".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "draftgear complete heavy".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "end complete".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "hand brake assembly complete".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "vestibule(pass.)".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "wheel set".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "yoke complete".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "yoke pin".
04.02.1991TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "yoke support plate liner".
28.05.1991TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "replace existing exhaust chokes on 132 no. "Ghan" "Trans-Australian" "Overland", "SS" & "SSA" cars to improve train handling. All std cars to be fitted with exhaust chokes to wh p/no. 2483 & the 3 no. relay braked cars are to be fitted with wh p/no. c-12740 exhaust chokes . this modification will increase brake cylinder exhaust timings from 6-9 secs to 26-28 secs. (RS4603)".
15.4.1992Fitted with Ghan name board and colour scheme.
19.07.1992TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B"as having repair "wheel set".
28.06.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "on stainless steel passenger cars (IP & Ghan) remove temperature recording instrument from air conditioning control panel area. Remove associated pipe work. (RS4800)".
03.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "flush all existing water tanks on "Ghan" & "IP" passenger cars. Install one unit of twin "SOLO" water filtration system on each passenger car in accordance with specification on drawing A1/C8-16. All Ghan & IP pass. cars (RS4809)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "install lateral restaint to buffer beams on all IP and Ghan rollingstock in accordance with Dwg no. A0/C8-11. (RS4812)".
04.08.1993TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "install one gravity trap in each toilet chute on all I.P. and Ghan passenger cars in accordance with Dwg no. A1/C8-10. (RS4811)".
25.01.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "replace existing Star/Delta starter with clipsal starter. Install additional condenser fan contactor & upgrade other contactors. Install isolators to underframe motors. Install earth wire form main swbd to air con panel & rewire as per drawings. Ghan passenger cars. (RS4842)".
17.02.1994TIMS/WMS: passenger car "BRJ 303 B" alteration: "replace existing airconditioning filter assemblies with "Pryocone" filter assemblies. All Ghan & IP cars. (RS4843)".
1.4.1997On Australian National passenger division operational list.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows passenger car "BRJ 303 B" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"AN"
Operator:"C"
Length Over Headstocks:"22.9m"
Tare Weight:"48.7tonne"
Current Gauge:"Standard"
Gauge Restrictions:"S"
Bogie Configuration:"2X2"
Original Cost:"$161510"
Run Restriction:"Unrestricted on gauge(s) shown Inter or Intrastate"
Diagram Book Page No.:"NS 89"
Date Built:"07.12.1973"
Operating System:"Trans Pool"
Intended Use:"Passengers"
Remarks:"Economy Class Twinette"
BSG Code:"PSTU"
1.11.1997To Great Southern Railway.
2002-03Sold to a third party and "Leased Back" by Great Southern Railway [Serco Group Report].
1.2.2004On first "Ghan" to Darwin.