ALX automobile transport
ALX 1 showing the fully enclosed sides of the first group built
|The ALX's saw almost exclusive use on interstate freights carrying finished cars from Melbourne to Sydney and Adelaide.
The 3 main variations are shown: closed and open sides.
ALX 55 shows the completely open design of the last group built
ALX 18 at Upfield loaded with XD Falcon's, May 19 1981
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan
ALX 37 is an ex MLX, this group had different sides until converted to fully covered.
Photo courtesy Peter J. Vincent.
End view of ALX 36, note the dual (bifuricated) brake pipes, this was common on long vehicles to avoid the brake pipe hoses pulling apart on curves.
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