24/7/2006 - Last remaining compartment sitting car withdrawn from revenue service.

After approximately 150 years of compartment sitting cars in Victoria, the last remaining car of this type (BS217) was withdrawn from service on the evening of Sunday 23 July 2006 after running in the consist of the 20:10 up Seymour pass. The following day, BS217 was transferred to Newport workshops for storage.

(References: Railpage forums)

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