IM Class coal box wagons

This class consisted of 75 wagons converted from the standard, N.Z.R. type , single bolster wagon in 1920-2. Unlike the longer M class wagons they could only carry two wooden coal boxes.

From the mid twenties they began to be replaced by other types and had gone by 1936.

IM722 blown up from a 1920's photograph of North Fremantle

1920 585, 587, 593, 596, 598, 610, 628, 644, 674, 701, 703, 706, 707, 720, 722, 761, 766, 769, 775, 784, 794 from I
1921

589, 591, 595, 600, 606, 613, 615, 620, 623, 625, 627, 632, 635, 640, 645, 646, 648, 653, 654, 655, 657, 665, 668, 672, 699, 715, 721, 723, 725, 726, 730, 731, 733, 734, 740, 742, 746, 749, 751, 755, 759, 762, 765, 767, 768, 770, 776, 782, 783, 786, 787, 789, 792 from I
1922 597 from I
1926 591, 595, 606, 615, 625, 635, 640, 645, 648, 653, 654, 665, 703, 723, 731, 765, 766, 787, 792, 794 replaced by GC
1928 628 replaced by GC
1929 746 to I

593, 600, 722, 786 to JETTY 357, 359, 361, 360 respectively

589, 769 replaced by M

627, 657, 783, 789 replaced by MA

587, 623, 646, 730, 734 written off

1931 610, 699, 715, 721, 751 to I
1934 742, 767 to I
1935 585, 596, 598, 613, 620, 632, 644, 655, 668, 672, 674, 701, 706, 707, 720, 725, 726, 733, 740, 749, 755, 759, 761, 762, 768, 775, 776, 782, 784 written off.

770 to JETTY 298

 
At least two of the IM converted to JETTY wagons (ex 593 and 770) were reconverted to class I in the 1942 - 1944 period.

 

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