VFX - Second Class Sitting Car

There were two VFX cars on the standard gauge. The cars seated 48 passengers in 6 compartments. Two compartments were used to carry train staff and the hostess.

VFX 1, 2 were converted from _BS_ 12 and BS 13(1st) in 1962. They were used on the 'Spirit of Progress' train between Melbourne and Sydney.

In 1986 VFX 1 was renumbered VFX 216 and VFX 2 renumbered VFX 217.

In 1991 both cars were replaced to broad guage and recoded to BS. VFX 216, 217 became BS 216, 217 respectively.

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File c491m compiled by Peter J. Vincent, updated 3/12/2007