M Bogie Steel Vans 7436, 7038 & MG39 (ex M7497)

South Australian Railways

Broad Gauge


Class operators                                                   South Australian Railways

Provenance                                                         South Australian Railways

Condition                                                             Good

Ownership                                                           Port Dock Station Railway Trust

Entered service                                                  1925

Number in class                                                  500


A total of 500 M vans were built during Commissioner Webb’s rehabilitation scheme of South Australian Railways in the mid-1920s. They were used for general freight on the broad gauge system of the South Australian Railways.

The museum has M vans No.7436, 7038 and MG39 (ex M7497).

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76 Lipson Street
Port Adelaide
South Australia  5015
Open Daily / 10am – 4:30pm





5-15 yrs & with an adult


2 adults & up to 3 children


  • Prices may vary for special events
  • EFTPOS is preferred payment method
  • Open from 12pm on ANZAC Day
  • Closed Christmas Day

Phone: 8341 1690

The National Railway Museum acknowledges the Kaurna people as the traditional owners and custodians of the Adelaide Plains. We honour and respect their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country. We aim to respect the cultural heritage, customs and beliefs of all Indigenous people.

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