YF Flat Wagon

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Class YF
Vehicle type 4-wheel flat wagon
First introduced 1909
To Port Lincoln 1930
Ex Port Lincoln  
Load capacity 16 tons (1964: 17 tons)
Number on Eyre Peninsula 32
Vehicle numbers YF4973-4974, 6137, 6166, 6280, 6350, 6384 and 6459-6483

All originally broad gauge Y or YY class open wagons. YF6459-6483 converted to narrow gauge as YF flats 1930, to Port Lincoln. YF4973-4974 converted from YH hoppers between 1939 and 1960. YF6137, 6166, 6280, 6350 and 6384 converted from YX open wagons 1955.

YF6479-6483 rebuilt as RN insulated vans 1941. YF4973 rebuilt as maintenance fitters van 1972.

YF6464 at Cummins in the 1960s. Photo: Ralph Holden