Frequently Asked Questions
[ or 'What the ?' ]
This is a section where small 'potted'
histories are presented as an overview to past events. This website
has been formatted on the premise that most viewers are chasing
specific class or vehicle photographs. As such the broader aspect of
rail events is not always revealed.
--: Questions :--
- How did VR get the codes for rolling stock? -
- How long did the auto coupler project take? - see
- What do all those letters on the sides of wagons mean? -
- How many GY wagons were there? - see the GY
- How come some conversion or modification work never got
done? - See Modifications
--: Contents by subject
Peter J. Vincent
Inspired from a conversation with Mark Bau
Assistance from Phil Dunn for 'fiddly bits'