|"Wimmera" - VR Buffet car No.2|
The first steel V.R. buffet car (No. 2) in service 19.12.1938. It seated 27 diners at a counter running the full length of the car.
Converted to standard gauge "VRS 2" with name removed in 1962 for use on the overnight Sydney train. Later it was later recoded "VRS 232". In 1990 transferred from the overnight train to the Intercapital Daylight. At this time 13 seats were removed from the kitchen end of the counter and the electric hotplates replaced by microwaves.
|19.12.1938||Entered service as Wimmera.|
|3.1962||Converted to standard gauge "VRS 2" and its name removed.|
|1984||Recoded "VRS 232".|
|10.1990||Transferred from the Sydney overnight train to the Intercapital Daylight. At this time 13 seats were removed from the kitchen end of the counter and the electric hotplates replaced by microwaves.|
|-||Sold to Australian National.|
|1.11.1997||Sold to Great Southern Railway.|
|1998||Sold to Rail Experience in Victoria. Remained stored at Islington.|
|2002||Leased to Steve Moritz for the Australian Loco & Railway Carriage Company service.|
|6.12.2002||Moved from Islington to Tailem Bend.|
|2004||Sold to Australian Loco & Railway Carriage Company [cp 1.2005].|
|8.2010||"Expressions of Interest" called by Australian Locomotive and Railway Carriage Co for sale.[sm]|