Exhibit - DP class railcars

DP26, DP15, PT4 and DP14 leave New Town on their delivery run to the museum, 19 October 1979. Photo: Michael Dix
DP26, DP15, PT4 and DP14 leave New Town on their delivery run to the museum, 19 October 1979. Photo: Michael Dix

The railcars now at the Museum are former Tasmanian Government Railways diesel-powered vehicles which are capable of multiple unit operation. These cars were still in use when the TGR ceased operating suburban and country passenger trains in the 1970s.

The following vehicles are at the museum:

Currently DP15 runs monthly at the museum.

Following the completion of its restoration in 2002, DP26 has operated a number of mainline tours, including trips in the greater Hobart area as well as charter work to Launceston and Burnie

DP29 and DP26 sit at Hobart station after the arrival of the final Parattah to Hobart morning railca
DP26, DP15, PT4 and DP14 leave New Town on their delivery run to the museum, October 1979
Tasmanian Transport Museum's railcar DP26 on its test run between Bridgewater and Rogerville. 16 Jun
Railcar DP26 at the museum, March 2003
Railcar DP26 at Campania on a members day trip, April 2003
On 26 April 2003, Tasmanian Transport Museum ran a tour using their railcar DP26 to visit Boyer, Cam
Railcar DP15 is prepared for turning at the museum, October 2003
Railcar trailer PT 4 being shunted around the museum, December 2006
DP15 sits on the turntable whilst being moved into the roundhouse to enable painting to be carried o
Following a protracted restoration, DP15 made a number of test runs in January 2013 to help identify
In November 2013, DP15 was moved was moved from the roundhouse to the carriage shed. During shunting
PT3 was removed from storage in May 2014 and turned before being repositioned to allow assessment of
Trailer PT3 was removed from storage in May 2014 and turned. During these moves it was posed adjacen
As part of the testing of DP15 after its overhaul, a number of test runs were also performed with DP

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