AW first class, wooden body, corridor

Number in Class 49
Number group 1 - 40 and 60 - 68
Construction period 1911 - 1927
In service 1911 - mid 80's
Where built Newport
Diagram
Model info.
The AW's had 6 compartments with 6 seats in each compartment. They were common on every type of VR passenger trains.


ABOVE: AW 8 photographed August 1984, much of the wood paneling has been covered over with sheetmetal.
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan


ABOVE: AW 22 photographed August 1984, note the sheetmetal covering most of the wooden sides.
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan


ABOVE: AW 32, photo date: 1984, photo courtesy Rob O'Regan


ABOVE: AW 37 photographed March 1980.
Photo courtesy Peter J. Vincent

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