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What's New from the Wagon Building Workshops

Date 24/04/11 - NEW - Early bogie bolster wagons BEY/BEZ with log and sawn timber loads.

Date 05/02/11 - Upgrade - Overhead Wiring train upgraded

Date 21/09/10 - NEW - Bogie hopper wagons pack added

Date 14/06/10 - NEW - 4-wheel livestock wagons added

Date 08/06/10 - NEW - V2.5 4-wheel open wagons pack - Ian Macmillan has updated the 3D chassis detail

Date 25/05/10 - NEW - Patch file for the BKF Motor car wagons to correct a faulty Load shape

Date 13/05/10 - NEW - V2.0 BKF Motor Car wagons completely rebuilt and upgraded - new loads added

Date 02/05/10 - NEW - Patch file 1A issued to correct non-revolving wheels on the Lysaghts scrap wagons.

Date 21/04/10 - NEW - BCH Coal Wagon tarped as Grain Wagon added to downloads

Date 17/04/10 - all current items have been uploaded.


NSWGR 4-wheel goods wagons

No image ... nsw_4_wheel_vans_v2.exe... Readme... 2.0 MB... Version 2.0... Date Mar2010

Covered goods vans - a range of covered goods vans, including CV, LV, ICV, ABV, SRC and HG goods brake van. V2.0 - HG brake van completely rebuilt, other vans upgraded.


No image ... nsw_4w_livestock_wagons_bbs_v1.exe... Readme... 1.9 MB... Version 1.0... Date Jun2010

Livestock wagons - includes two types of cattle wagon and two types of sheep van, in both empty and loaded versions.


No image ... nsw_lch_cch_v2.exe... Readme... 2.8 MB... Version 2.0... Date Nov2009

LCH/CCH coal hopper wagons - a selection of LCH and CCH hopper wagons - V2.0 also adds Muswellbrook, Ayrfield and Millfield private owner hopper wagons.


No image ... nsw_s_trucks_bbs_v2.exe... Readme... 2.0 MB... Version 2.0... Date Jan2009

Open S-Trucks - a selection of S-Trucks with various loads.


No image ... nsw_k_truck_v2.exe... Readme... 1.9 MB... Version 2.0... Date Nov2008

Open K-Trucks - a selection of K-Trucks with various loads.


No image ... AU_nsw4wOpensV2-5.zip... Readme... 2.1 MB... Version 2.5... Date June2010

Open D-Trucks - this pack is a joint build with Ian Macmillan - Ian made the base models as handbrake only early D-trucks (available on the AMW website) - I added the later air-braked versions and added the SS-truck.


Private Owner 4-wheel goods wagons

No image ... nsw_illawarra_coal_hoppers_v1.exe... Readme... 2.3 MB... Version 1.0... Date May2007

Illawarra District coal hopper wagons - this pack comprises a selection of the private owner hopper wagons used by Corrimal Colliery and South Bulli Colliery - also included are a few 'unbranded' wagons for use at other Illawarra locations.


NSWGR bogie goods wagons

No image ... nsw_goods_brakevans_v3.exe... Readme... 1.4 MB... Version 3.0... Date May2006

Bogie goods brake vans - this pack includes two LHG brakevans, and also contains PHG, MHG and SHG brakevans.


No image ... nsw_ume_flat_wag_v1.exe... Readme... 1.3 MB... Version 1.0... Date Jun2008

Bogie flat wagons - a selection of UME flat wagons with a variety of loads.


No image ... nsw_be_wag_v1.exe... Readme... 1.7 MB... Version 1.0... Date May2006

Bogie bolster wagons - a selection of BE bolster wagons with a variety of loads.


No image ... early_bogie_flat_wagons_bbs_v1.exe... Readme... 1.8 MB... Version 1.0... Date Apr2011

Early (pre-WW2) Bogie bolster wagons - a selection of BEY and BEZ early period bolster wagons with log and sawn timber loads.


No image ... nsw_engineers_wag_v1.exe... Readme... 0.8 MB... Version 1.0... Date May2006

No image ... nsw_water_gin_v1.exe... Readme... 1.0 MB... Version 1.0... Date Oct2007

Bogie engineers wagons - this pack comprises the special nine-wagon 'rail set' that carried 330 foot long lengths of continuously welded rails to work sites all over NSW. Also included is a pack of departmental 'water gins', both 4-wheel and bogie types.


No image ... nsw_bogie_open_wag_v1.exe... Readme... 1.5 MB... Version 1.0... Date Jun2006

Bogie open wagons - this pack comprises BD and HGM bogie open wagons and GP bogie ore wagons.


No image ... nsw_bogie_hopper_wagons_bbs_v1.exe... Readme... 1.5 MB... Version 1.0... Date Sep2010

Bogie hopper wagons - this pack comprises BCH, BLH, BRH and BWH bogie hopper wagons.


No image ... nsw_bogie_vans_v2.exe... Readme... 1.6 MB... Version 2.0... Date May2006

Bogie covered vans - this pack contains MLV, MLK, MBC and MRC bogie vans.


No image ... nsw_bkf_v2.exe... Readme... 1.9 MB... Version 2.0... Date May2010

No image ... BKF-Load4.zip... A patch containing a replacement Load4 shape file - just copy straight over the top of the old file - that's it !

Bogie car carrier wagons - NOTE: V2.0 - wagons completely rebuilt and new loads added - this pack contains BKF car carriers in both empty and loaded forms - NOTE: these wagons were NOT used for Motorail services attached to express trains.


No image ... BCH tarped as Grain wagon.zip... Readme... 0.1 MB... Version 1.0... Date Apr2010

BCH Coal Wagon tarped as Grain Wagon - During the peak of the wheat season each year on the NSWGR, it was a common problem to run out of available empty wheat hopper wagons to accomodate the bulk of the annual harvest. To help overcome the shortage of wheat hopper wagons, the NSWGR frequently resorted to cleaning a number of surplus BCH bogie coal hopper wagons for use for wheat transport, and once fully loaded with wheat they were then covered over with tarpaulins to weatherproof them for the trip to the coastal wheat terminals.


No image ... nsw_special_+wagons_v1.exe... Readme... 1.2 MB... Version 1.0... Date Nov2008

Special heavy load wagons - this pack comprises a set of 'special load' wagons designed to carry large, heavy, bulky loads throughout the lines of the NSWGR, except for lightly laid branchlines.


Private Owner bogie goods wagons

No image ... AU_NSW-PO-TankWagons.zip... Readme... 4.4 MB... Version 1.0... Date Jul2009

Bogie petrol/oil tank wagons - Pack 1 - this pack comprises a selection of common private owner petrol/oil tank wagons that ran over the NSWGR system - see the readme file for details.


No image ... AU_NSW-PO-TankWagons2.zip... Readme... 0.2 MB... Version 1.0... Date Aug2009

Bogie petrol/oil tank wagons - Pack 2 - this pack comprises a further two private owner petrol/oil tank wagons - this time they are the 'frameless' type built to Comeng's patented design. The tank wagons Pack 1 above must be installed for these wagons to work.


No image ... AIS Bolster Wagons.zip... Readme... 0.5 MB... Version 1.0... Date May2008

AIS Port Kembla internal steelworks wagons - this pack comprises a number of the 'special purpose' wagons used by the AIS steelworks at Port Kembla - these wagons were 'internal user' only and did not work over NSWGR lines.


No image ... Lysaghts Wagons.zip... Readme... 1.3 MB... Version 1.0... Date May2008

No image ... BBS-Lys-Scrap-Wagons - Patch1.zip... Readme... 0.1 MB... Version 1.0... Date Apr2010

Lysaghts Port Kembla internal works wagons - this pack comprises a selection of wagons used by Lysaghts at Port Kembla. These were 'internal user' only, however, they also ran a short distance over the NSWGR line between Springhill and the CRM works at Port Kembla North.

A Patch file 1A is issued to correct non-revolving wheels on the Scrap wagons - simply copy these new files over the old files overwriting them.


Special Goods Train Packs

No image ... nsw_ballast_v1.exe... Readme... 1.3 MB... Version 1.0... Date Feb2005

No image ... nsw_4w_weed_wagon_v1.exe... Readme... 0.7 MB... Version 1.0... Date Feb2006

Departmental ballast train pack - this pack comprises bogie ballast hopper wagons and bogie plow van - see the readme file for details - also included is a 4-wheel weed killing wagon - see separate readme file and separate download - other stock downloads are required to make up the full train - see the readme file for details.


No image ... nsw_ohw_v2.exe... Readme... 1.5 MB... Version 2.0... Date Feb2011

Departmental overhead wiring train pack - this pack comprises bogie OHW vans and bogie cable carrying wagon - these were used to construct and maintain the 1.5Kv overhead wiring systems on the suburban lines radiating out of Sydney Central, and on the electrified main lines to Lithgow and Gosford. Models have been rebuilt with more detail - two extra vans have been added for variety - V2.0 resulted from finding several new colour photographs of the wiring train during the electrification of the Main Illawarra line.


No image ... nsw_wirth_circus_train_v1.exe... Readme... 1.9 MB... Version 1.0... Date Jul2006

Wirth Brothers Circus train pack - this pack is a semi-fictional representation of the Wirth Brothers Circus Train that roamed the NSWGR lines during the 50's and early 60'6, bringing circus performances to major country cities and townships. Other stock downloads are required to make up the full train - see the readme file for details.


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