BFW boxvans

BFW 40 at Spencer (for display) 1978
Photo courtesy Kent Smiley

Number in Class 40
Number group 1 - 40
Construction period 1977
In service 1977 - 1979 (recoded)
1979 recode VBCW
Where built Newport W.S.
These enormous (for the VR) boxvans were built to haul car parts (panels) from Ford Australia's plant at Geelong to its assembly plant near Upfield. The train was a dedicated, daily train. In 1979 the class was recoded VBCW.

BFW 14 at Upfield, March 1979. Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan

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