LF bogie sheep vans

LF 17 at Nth Geelong yard. April 6 1978.
Photo courtesy Geoff Winkler

Number in Class 50
Number group 1 - 50
Construction period 1928
In service 1928 - late 80's
1979 recode VSAY
Where built Newport W. S.
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A bogie version of the 4 wheel L they could be attached to fast goods trains. Built as LL's they had a separate waybill clip for each end meaning one consignee could fill one end and a different consignee could fill the other. Capacity was 200 sheep. From 1961 to 1975 10 LL's ran as LP's by fitting pass bogies.

LL 2 circa 1935.

LL2 was built new June 1928, autocoupled June 1932, recoded to LF 2 in 1973, Off register Dec. 1976, Scrapped July 1978

Official VR photo

Photo below shows LF 2 43 years after the photo above was taken. This photo taken at Newport goods yard Feb. 1978, just a few months before it was scrapped

VSAY 1 at Bendigo, 1980

LF 8 circa 1979.
Built new June 1928 (as LL 8) autocoupled June 1932, recoded to LP 8 in 1960 (fitted with high speed pass. bogies, recoded to LF 8 (fitted with roller bearing bogies) in Oct. 1974, off register Sept. 1980, scrapped Nov. 1980.

LF 9 at Nth Geelong yard. Oct. 21 1978
Photo courtesy Geoff Winkler

LF 12 loaded with sheep, 1978
Photo courtesy Peter J. Vincent

LF 37 at Nth Geelong yard. June 8 1978
Photo courtesy Geoff Winkler

LF 49 June 1977
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan

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