SDS MODELS - IZ 430 Open Wagon 1950-1960's - Single Car - RY108
Commencing in 1928 and, through until 1934, the Victorian Railways constructed 3 batches of outside sill open wagons. Riveted construction with buffers these wagons were coded IZ. Nominally rated at 25 tons capacity.
From the mid 1960s they were progressively coded RY and many received HY style welded end replacement panels. Some also received all new steel welded bodies completely. Most were scrapped by the late 1970s.
Some 60 were converted to KQ container wagons and 248 were converted to GY wagons for bulk products.