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Locomotive bits and pieces

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

Indian Pacific liveried NR86

11 July 2019 11:09 AM
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'Freight Australia' branding showing beneath the Pacific National sticker on G538

28 October 2018 09:54 AM
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Train Protection & Warning System (TPWS) 'temporary isolation switch' onboard A66

26 August 2018 16:38 PM
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Cab of A66

26 August 2018 16:36 PM
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Fuel equipment on the underside of NR112

10 July 2018 09:20 AM
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'Wakefield Transport' decals on the side of Pacific National locomotive BL33

30 May 2018 11:11 AM
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Long end of CM3313 coupled up to CM3304

21 March 2018 11:23 AM
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Four radiator fans and two exhaust stacks on the roof of S317

8 November 2017 10:56 AM
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'Steve Gibson' nameplate on the side of T413

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

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

27 February 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

27 February 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

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

27 February 2016 17:42 PM
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Timber chocks in place beneath a stabled locomotive

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

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

14 April 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.

25 May 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

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

30 June 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.

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

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

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

15 October 2011 17:02 PM
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