Builder's Plate - NSW 1100 Class Railcar

Country
Australia
State/Province
New South Wales
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Description
A rectangular shaped aluminium plate with lettering pressed into the plate. The lettering has been painted black.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
Measurements
H95 x W431 x D3mm
Media/Materials description
Aluminium
Paint
Signature/Marks
BUILT BY \ COMMONWEALTH ENGINEERING \ (N.S.W.) PTY. LIMITED, GRAVILLE \ UNDER LICENCE FROM THE BUDD Co. PHILADELPHIA U. S. A.
History and use
A builder's plate from a New South Wales Government Railways 1100 Class diesel railcar. The cars were built by Commonwealth Engineering in 1961 after the firm secured a licencing agreement with Budd USA to locally build the American firm's designs.
Registration number
R6859

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