QF / VFBY / VFBF Bogie Flat Wagon


QF

There were nine QF class wagons. Three were converted from _Q__ in 1963 and six converted from Q in 1964.

Whether the class originated because of special traffic or as a general trend for fast goods wagons is not known.

VFBY

The QF class was reclassified to VFBY in the 1979 recoding. The number group was 1 - 9.

VFBF

VFBY wagons were reclassified to VFBF in the late 1980's.

Vehicle history list

   Photos   for  'QF  '

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

   CN188 QF 1 - bolsters, mt, friction hb, s2, North melbourne C&W Shops, 1970s, [oBAU]
   AO901 QF 2, [sPJV]
   B3372 QF 2 - s2p ldd poles, Tottenham Yard, 18/3/1979, [oPJV]
   B3373 QF 2 - s2q ldd poles, Tottenham Yard, 18/3/1979, [oPJV]
   BL233 QF 3 - s1, mt, Williamstown Pier, 19/9/1975, [oPJV]
   AO902 QF 4, [sPJV]
   BC306 QF 4 - s1e2, empty, Traralgon, 9/10/1976, [oRXO]
   CB939 QF 6 - s1f ldd SEC poles, Tallangatta, 6/4/1979, [oPJV]
   AO903 QF 7, [sPJV]
   BL237 QF 7 - s1, r/b, bolsters/no stakes, Williamstown Pier, 19/9/1975, [oPJV]
   BC307 QF 7 - s1e2, empty, bolsters fitted, North Melbourne C&W, 17/10/1976, [oRXO]
   BK642 QF 9 - s1e1, ldd SEC poles, Tottenham Yard, 4/3/1976, [oPJV]
   No diagrams found for QF   
   Photos   for  'VFBY  '

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

   BX825 VFBY 2 - ldd rails, Jolimont Workshops, 2/9/1980, [oPJV]
   BK530 VFBY 6, North Melbourne C&W Shops, 21/7/1980, [oPJV]
   AR338 VFBY 7, [sPJV]
   BX739 VFBY 7, North Melbourne C&W Shops, 11/7/1980, [oPJV]
   AR339 VFBY 8, [sPJV]
   BY052 VFBY 8, Flinders Street Yard, 8/7/1980, [oPJV]
   BY647 VFBY 9, North Melbourne C&W Shops, 1/9/1980, [oPJV]
   No diagrams found for VFBY   
   Photos   for  'VFBF  '

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

   AR337 VFBF 1, [oRXO]
   AH437 VFBF 1 - ldd bogies, Newport Workshops, [oRXO]
   No diagrams found for VFBF   

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File c128m compiled by Peter J. Vincent, updated 25/6/2007