B boxvan

B 64 at Albury Oct. 1981
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan

Number in Class 380
Number group 1 - 380
Construction period 1958 - 1961
In service 1958 - early 80's
Where built Bendigo W.S.
Modeling Steam Era Models make a supurb HO scale model of a B van (kit# R8)
Built using I/IA underframes the B's were a common sight all over the system.

he only major variation within the B van class was the classleader, B 1.
The end pressings were absent and the pressings on the side did not have the dimple at the ends.
Photo courtesy of Peter J. Vincent

ABOVE and BELOW: One of the very few variations was the fitting of U van doors to at least two B's (23 and 26)
BELOW: B 23 at Healsville. Dec. 20 1978
Photo courtesy Geoff Winkler

B 49 at Deniliquin. March 10 1978
Photo courtesy Geoff Winkler

B 113 at Newport workshops. Feb 1978.

B 229 at Arden Street, May 13 1978

B 307 at Nth Geelong yard. Feb. 7 1978
Photo courtesy Geoff Winkler

B 295 "as built" at a display for the re-opening of Bendigo station. May 10 1968
Official VR photo.

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