BB - 2nd Class Bogie Sitting Car


It is interesting to note that bogie Second Class cars were not common until 1892. To this date there were only eleven cars. They were built between 1879 and 1881 with a conversion into the class in 1888.

In 1892 and 1900 to 1905, thirty two cars were built new. Between 1893 and 1910, sixty one carriages were converted from other classes into the BB group.

In the years 1892 to 1896 ten BB cars, numbers 1 to 10 were modified for other traffic and reclassed as ABAB. Cars built later filled these numbers for second time.

The BB number group was 1 to 94.

In the 1910 recoding the BB class were relettered to _B__ with old numbers retained.

Vehicle history list

   Photos   for  'BB  '

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

   AU392 BB - (reticulated), [oPTC]
   AS311 BB 67, [sFXK]
   AS314 BB 67 - bogie, [sFXK]
   Diagrams   for  'BB  '

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

   BF645 BB - (2 dia), [sPJV]
   BF643 BB - (4 dia): Sth Sbbn; American saloon, std, [sPJV]
   BF508 BB - 7compt, built 1889+, [sPJV]
   BF508 BB - 8compt, 49-60, [sPJV]
   BF508 BB 11 - South Suburban, c1874, [sPJV]

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File c380m compiled by Peter J. Vincent, updated 26/10/2007