40 Foot Jumbo Containers
successful introduction of the 40’ Jumbo box with TNT, other freight
forwarders followed in quick succession. Mayne Nickless offered a
nightly dedicated service between Sydney and Melbourne, they operated
under several brands including MMets, Intermodal and Interlink.
Many of these
containers were in continuous use from the mid-1970s through to the
beginning of National Rail Corporation in the mid-1990s.
The early TNT,
Alltrans, Intermodal and Railex have the branding printed onto etched
metal plates attached to the sides.