ESV Workmen’s Van No. 8131

South Australian Railways

Broad Gauge


Class operators                                                 South Australian Railways

Provenance                                                        South Australian Railways

Condition                                                            Good

Ownership                                                          Port Dock Station Railway Trust

Entered service                                                 1963


Used at country depots to accommodate workers on various railway projects on South Australia’s broad-gauge system.

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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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