ABVE / ABE - 1st/2nd Express Sitting Carriage


ABVE

Ten of these cars were built between 1906 and 1909. They entered service as ABVE, numbers 1 - 10. They were express stock with First and Second Class sitting accommodation.

In the 1910 recoding the cars were relettered to ABE with numbers retained.

ABE

Six more cars were built for this class in 1910, numbers 11 - 16.

Between 1970 and 1982 four of the class were scrapped. Nine cars were recoded to _BE_ in 1981.

Vehicle history list

   Photos   for  'ABVE  '

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

   AD480 ABVE 8, [sFXK]
   Diagrams   for  'ABVE  '

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

   AS477 ABVE - 1,2, [oPTC]
   BF627 ABVE - 1,2, 1908, [sPJV]
   Photos   for  'ABE  '

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

   AA546 ABE 1, Bendigo, c1975, [oPJV]
   AA968 ABE 1, 1925, [oMDN]
   AN014 ABE 1, Spencer Street, 26/4/1979, [oPJV]
   BD175 ABE 2 - part view, Bendigo North Workshops, 1/11/1976, [oRXO]
   CC260 ABE 3, Flinders Street Yard, 4/4/1979, [oPJV]
   CA987 ABE 3 - e2p, North Melbourne C&W Shops, 16/4/1979, [oPJV]
   CA986 ABE 3 - e2q, North Melbourne C&W Shops, 16/4/1979, [oPJV]
   BP965 ABE 3 - s2e1, Newport Workshops, 1/4/1982, [oPJV]
   CA985 ABE 3 - s2e2, North Melbourne C&W Shops, 16/4/1979, [oPJV]
   BO910 ABE 6 - Underframe ldd on semi, Newport Workshops, 22/7/1982, [oPJV]
   BB954 ABE 8 - s1e2c, Newport Workshops, 2/4/1981, [oPJV]
   AO406 ABE 8 - waybill, [sDMG]
   BQ198 ABE 10 - e2p, Flinders Street Yard, 24/3/1981, [oPJV]
   BQ197 ABE 10 - e2q, Flinders Street Yard, 24/3/1981, [oPJV]
   BQ196 ABE 10 - s1e1c, Flinders Street Yard, 24/3/1981, [oPJV]
   BD154 ABE 12 - s1e2, Spencer Street, 19/10/1976, [oRXO]
   BG603 ABE 13 - part view, Newport Workshops, 6/11/1975, [oPJV]
   BD303 ABE 16 - s1e2, Wodonga, 12/4/1975, [oPJV]
   Diagrams   for  'ABE  '

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

   BF656 ABE - (ABVE), [sPJV]
   AQ042 ABE - 1 to 16, 1910, [sPJV]

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File c130m compiled by Peter J. Vincent, updated 25/6/2007