NSW Carriages at the Pilbara Railways Historical Society compound - Are they still there?

 
  Campaspe 2 Locomotive Driver

Hello,

Back in 1975, Hamersley Iron acquired NSWGR FS car numbers 2010, 2138 and 2141.

2010 was converted to inspection car SV 4 after it arrived and was repainted in the Hamersley Iron green and yellow livery.

I'm not sure if the other two cars were repainted in the green and yellow livery, but they were used (I believe) on enthusiast tours along the Hamersley Iron railway.

The mods to FS 2010 when converted to SV 4 included the installation of windows in each end of the car opposite the toilets, conversion of one compartment to a kitchen and the removal of the partition in the second and third compartments to create a large compartment.

Does anyone know if these carriages are still with the Society, and if they are, what condition are they in?

Also, does anyone have any photos that they can post?

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Campaspe

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  NSWRcars Chief Train Controller

Back in 1975, Hamersley Iron acquired NSWGR FS car numbers 2010, 2138 and 2141.

2010 was converted to inspection car SV 4 after it arrived and was repainted in the Hamersley Iron green and yellow livery.

I'm not sure if the other two cars were repainted in the green and yellow livery, but they were used (I believe) on enthusiast tours along the Hamersley Iron railway.

Does anyone know if these carriages are still with the Society, and if they are, what condition are they in?

Also, does anyone have any photos that they can post?
Campaspe 2
While I cannot answer your questions, some of the Pilbara Railways Historical Society web pages are archived on WaybackMachine, where a search on http://www.prhs.org.au/ will find them. There are photos of more than one carriage painted in green. Cars FS 2143 and KBY 2513 were added to the collection circa 1987, and also painted green.
  Dangersdan707 Chief Commissioner

Location: On a Thing with Internet
From what I understand, they are sitting in the yard with all the former Pilbara Railways Historical Society stock, Unfortunately Decaying

Edit found photos of some of the locos, though not the carriages

https://pilbararailways.com.au/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=183

were photos on ancient website at one stage

http://www.prhs.org.au/Exhibits.php

Edit 2

  M636C Minister for Railways

I visited a year ago.

In the google maps aerial photo, five vehicles can be seen coupled to upgraded C636 3017 in the PRHS yard.
Three of these are FS cars painted green and yellow which were used by the PRHS.
One is an inspection car converted from an FS by Hamersley Iron, recognisable by roof mounted air conditioning units.
The fifth vehicle is the KBY, also painted green.

These vehicles haven't moved in years.

The PRHS yard is now fenced off from the Rio Tinto yard. I'm not sure if there is a gate.

3017 was damaged by Rio Tinto while in use for double track construction work more than ten years ago.
It was never repaired.

All the other locomotives were operational but have not been used for many years.

Peter

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