TV-Class Tank Car No.4872

South Australian Railways

Broad Gauge

Class operators                                                  South Australian Railways

Provenance                                                        South Australian Railways

Condition                                                            Good

Ownership                                                          Port Dock Station Railway Trust

Entered service                                                  1929

Entered the museum                                          24th October 1989


Used by Mobil Oil (formerly Vacuum Oil) for carriage of petroleum products to various depots on the broad gauge SAR network.

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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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