RSG Gypsum Hopper

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Class RSG
Vehicle type Bogie gypsum hopper
First introduced 1927
To Port Lincoln 2014
Ex Port Lincoln -
Load capacity 39.4 tonnes
Number on Eyre Peninsula 7
Vehicle numbers RSG1-7

Rebuilt at Port Lincoln from ex-BHP Whyalla RSK iron ore hoppers 6, 24, 29, 73, 75, 89 and 114. Fitted with air-operated hopper doors, so always attached directly behind the locos to obtain continuous air supply.

RSG2 at Thevenard in April 2016. Photo: Peter Knife