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Locomotive bits and pieces

Various bits and bobs on locomotives, with nice captions telling you what the @%#$^& they are

'Steve Gibson' nameplate on the side of T413

February 27, 2016 17:50 PM
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Hasler and Bern speed recorder in the cab of T413

February 27, 2016 17:50 PM
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Collection of controls in the cab of T413

February 27, 2016 17:50 PM
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Chinese text still in place inside the cab of TL152

Originally built by Clyde Engineering in the 1950s for the Kowloon Canton Railway in Hong Kong, in the 2000s they were purchased by CFCLA and refurbished for use in Australia

February 27, 2016 17:49 PM
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ICE radio terminal in the cab of TL152

February 27, 2016 17:49 PM
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Chinese text still in place inside the cab of TL152

Originally built by Clyde Engineering in the 1950s for the Kowloon Canton Railway in Hong Kong, in the 2000s they were purchased by CFCLA and refurbished for use in Australia

February 27, 2016 17:49 PM
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Collection of controls in the cab of TL152

February 27, 2016 17:42 PM
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ICE radio terminal in the cab of P16

February 27, 2016 17:38 PM
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Timber chocks in place beneath a stabled locomotive

September 10, 2014 08:09 AM
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V/Line orange window frame on V/Line blue and red liveried Y161

June 27, 2014 08:48 AM
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Opening for the radiator in the long end hood of a V/Line P class locomotive

April 14, 2014 08:45 AM
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Electric operated hand brake retrofitted to an N class locomotive

The ratchet type previous fitted required the lever to be cranked up and down in order to apply the handbrake. Now the driver just has to push a button.

May 25, 2013 17:33 PM
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Pacific National online refuelling tanktanker hitched up to a 93 class

Unlike other operations, the PN tanktainers ride on a wagon beside the freight - not a standalone behicle

November 03, 2012 13:28 PM
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Fuel equipment at the number 1 end of NR98

June 30, 2012 09:15 AM
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Shunting bell beneath the number 2 end fuel tank of NR98

The driver turns on the bell when shunting to warn people on the ground.

June 30, 2012 09:15 AM
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Sanding gear of S311 working overtime

December 22, 2011 20:15 PM
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Battery box between the bogies on NR88 missing the cover, showing the batteries inside

December 02, 2011 14:56 PM
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EMD D19 traction motor on the bogie of T342 (EMD G8)

October 15, 2011 17:02 PM
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Clyde badge on a EMD D19 traction motor on the bogie of T342 (EMD G8)

October 15, 2011 17:02 PM
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EMD D19 traction motor on the bogie of T342 (EMD G8)

October 15, 2011 17:02 PM
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Bogie for T342

October 15, 2011 17:01 PM
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Bull gear on an S class bogie (it engages with the pinion gear on the traction motor)

April 25, 2011 09:23 AM
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Clyde Engineering builders plate on X31

Model number G16C, serial number 66-484

March 14, 2011 10:33 AM
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