HH breakdown vans
|Breakdown vans were stationed at larger loco depots and housed material to assist in derailments
These vans kept their original classification until 1957 when the "HH" class was assigned.
HH 1 - 6 were converted from OO open wagons in 1957
HH 7 - 12 were converted from TT box vans in 1957
|Converted from||Assigned to|
|HH 1||OO 1||Seymour|
|HH 2||OO 2||Geelong|
|HH 3||OO 3||Nth Melbourne|
|HH 4||OO 4||Ballarat|
|HH 5||OO 5||Bendigo|
|HH 6||OO 6||Nth Melbourne|
|HH 7||TT 5||Nth Melbourne|
|HH 8||TT 6||Maryborough|
|HH 9||TT 7||Benalla|
|HH 10||TT 11||Ararat|
|HH 11||TT 19||Nth Melbourne|
|HH 12||TT 21||Traralgon|
HH11 at Williamstown, off register and about to be scrapped, 1977
HH 10 at Ararat, Feb. 1977
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan
HH 3 at Sth Dynon, 1977, note the VF style door.
In the late 70's a few HH's were replaced with retired VF's
HH3 above and HH 6 below.
Above and below, HH 5 at Bendigo, March 1978
HH 6, shown above, was converted from Oo 6, shown below.
HH's 1 - 6 were converted from the OO class.
Interior of HH 4, 1977.
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