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V&SAR Joint Stock Wooden Sleeping Car

12.1.2005,Littlehampton - Baderloo 12.1.2005,Littlehampton - Baderloo


V&SAR Joint stock wooden sleeping car Baderloo was built at the Victorian Railways Newport Workshops for use on The Overland.

See also V&SAR sleeping cars: Acheron, Angas, Barwon, Coliban, Dargo, Finniss, Glenelg, Inman, Loddon, Onkaparinga, Pekina, Tambo, Torrens.

2.9.1919Entered service.
6.1936Automatic couplers fitted.
7.9.1951Leading end damaged in The Overland head on crash at Serviceton.
9.1967Withdrawn from service. Last run on the "Train of Knowledge" tour August.1967.
-Sold without bogies.
-Moved to Junction Rd, Littlehampton, South Australia.
1986In very poor condition.
2003Sold by Joylene Liebelt of Littlehampton (Adelaide Hills) to Jim Emmett of the Mount Lofty Railway Station. While the carriage is in extremely poor condition, it is not impractical to rebuild it for static use. It will undergo a major rebuild into a State car type format utilising mostly the original interior. it will be shifted to the gardens at the Mount Lofty Railway Station after its condition is stabilised. [correspondence from Jim Emmett - 6.2003]