VBAY / VBAF - Medium Steel Boxvan


A group of BMX_ vans were fitted with ride control bogies and coded BMF_ from 1978. For the 1979 recoding, the class became VBAY.

This class was gradually recoded to baggage/parcels vans; VBPY to 1983, _D__ vans 1983 onwards.

The VBAY number group was:

 3,      7 -     9,     11,     14,     15,     18,     19,     22
25,     26,     28 -    30,     34,     35,     38,     40,
42 -    45,     48,     49,     52,     53,     57,     58,     60
61,     63,     66,     67,     69,     72,     73,     75,     76
79,    102

Vans not included in the D van conversions were recoded to VBAF about 1988.

VBAF

Only two vans were left for recoding to VBAF. These were VBAF 15 and 63. Both vans were transferred to departmental use and coded to VZAF with same numbers in 1990.

Vehicle history list

   Photos   for  'VBAY  '

FileID Description................................................

   BU963 VBAY 3, Bendigo, 23/11/1980, [oPJV]
   AT829 VBAY 3 - s1, high, small logo, Port Melbourne, 12/1986, [oNXB]
   AT830 VBAY 3 - s2, high, small logo, Bendigo, 4/1988, [oNXB]
   BY969 VBAY 14, North Melbourne C&W Shops, 1/9/1980, [oPJV]
   BR801 VBAY 18, Shepparton, 23/11/1980, [oPJV]
   BM730 VBAY 18 - part view, East Yard, 5/3/1980, [oPJV]
   BL616 VBAY 22 - s1, U door, Dandenong, 5/4/1980, [oPJV]
   BN933 VBAY 22 - s1e2, Dandenong, 31/1/1981, [oPJV]
   BN948 VBAY 25, Tottenham Yard, 1/2/1981, [oPJV]
   AT976 VBAY 26, Dandenong, 2/9/1983, [oPJV]
   BI579 VBAY 26 - s1e2c, Bendigo, 18/10/1981, [oPJV]
   BK064 VBAY 29 - doors open, Dandenong, 20/11/1980, [oPJV]
   BO659 VBAY 30 - part view, North Melbourne C&W, 9/5/1980, [oPJV]
   BS017 VBAY 35 - s1e2, North Melbourne C&W, 7/1/1981, [oPJV]
   BR156 VBAY 38, Tottenham Yard, 4/1/1981, [oPJV]
   BO136 VBAY 43, East Yard, 28/2/1980, [oPJV]
   BF989 VBAY 44 - s1e2, W/shops crayon, North Melbourne C&W Shops, 30/9/1981, [oPJV]
   BK360 VBAY 44 - s2e1, Dandenong, 16/3/1980, [oPJV]
   BS019 VBAY 45 - s1e2, North Melbourne C&W, 7/1/1981, [oPJV]
   AK580 VBAY 50 - s1, VR, Dandenong, 24/9/1983, [oPJV]
   BM282 VBAY 52 - s1, doors open, Bendigo, 12/5/1980, [oPJV]
   BM513 VBAY 52 - s1e2c, Wodonga, 15/6/1980, [oPJV]
   AT830 VBAY 53 - part view, Bendigo, 4/1988, [oNXB]
   AR283 VBAY 57, [sPJV]
   AT987 VBAY 57, Dandenong, 2/9/1983, [oPJV]
   BK520 VBAY 57, South Dynon, 21/7/1980, [oPJV]
   BM081 VBAY 58 - s1e1c, Tottenham Yard, 20/4/1980, [oPJV]
   BG065 VBAY 61 - s1e2, North Geelong Yard, 27/9/1981, [oPJV]
   AT831 VBAY 66 - body, s2, low small logo, Mannerim, 6/1996, [oNXB]
   BG133 VBAY 66 - s1e2, Tottenham Yard, 27/9/1981, [oPJV]
   BV103 VBAY 72, Castlemaine, 23/11/1980, [oPJV]
   BV104 VBAY 72 - class/number lettering, Castlemaine, 23/11/1980, [oPJV]
   BM062 VBAY 73 - (fogged), Tottenham Yard, 20/4/1980, [oPJV]
   BD434 VBAY 75 - s1e2, Dandenong, 20/6/1981, [oPJV]
   BY867 VBAY 76, Dandenong, 6/10/1980, [oPJV]
   AT832 VBAY 79 - s2, high medium logo, W&W traffic, Yarragon, 6/1989, [oNXB]
   AA182 VBAY 79 - s2e1, Newport Workshops, 1981, [oPJV]
   BK082 VBAY 102, Dandenong, 20/11/1980, [oPJV]
   No diagrams found for VBAY   
   No photos found for VBAF   
   No diagrams found for VBAF   

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File c026m compiled by Peter J. Vincent, updated 4/2/2007