AA 1233

Original Number: AA 1233
TMS Number: A 4058
Builder: NZR - Petone
Year Built: 1912
Entered Service: August 1912
Withdrawn from Service: 1976
Length over Headstocks: 50 feet (15.2 metres)
Carbody Width: 8 feet 9 inches (2.7 metres)
Weight: 23 ton 8cwt (23.8 tonnes)
Current Status: In Service
Aa1233 Pukeoware 29Sept2010(500)

Carriage History:

Built at the Petone Workshops, Wellington as a two compartment first class 'Main Trunk' carriage seating 30 passengers, with a central lavatory. It weighed in at 20ton 4cwt.

As built AA 1233 was allocated to Wellington, and in May 1935 was transferred to Auckland.

In March 1942 was altered to a Otahuhu workshops, Auckland to a second class suburban carriage with the fitting of scarrett 'flip over' seats. Seating was available for 51 passengers.

During 1975 AA 1233 was withdrawn from service and was offered to the RES in October 1976.

In October 1976 AA 1233 was offered to the Railway Enthusiast Society. It has been fully refurbished to
mainline standards to allow it to travel on the KiwiRail network.

All carriages in the RES fleet are in Ways and Works yellow with brown trim.

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