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Locomotive bits and pieces

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

V/Line orange window frame on V/Line blue and red liveried Y161

Friday 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

Monday 14 April 2014 08:45 AM
Viewed 1557 times
(1 time this month, 89 times this year)

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.

Saturday 25 May 2013 17:33 PM
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(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 165 times this year)

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

Saturday 3 November 2012 13:28 PM
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(4 times this week, 9 times this month, 151 times this year)

Fuel equipment at the number 1 end of NR98

Saturday 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.

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

Thursday 22 December 2011 20:15 PM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 92 times this year)

Battery box between the bogies on NR88 missing the cover, showing the batteries inside

Friday 2 December 2011 14:56 PM
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(3 times this week, 14 times this month, 241 times this year)

EMD D19 traction motor on the bogie of T342 (EMD G8)

Saturday 15 October 2011 17:02 PM
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(3 times this week, 20 times this month, 496 times this year)

Clyde badge on a EMD D19 traction motor on the bogie of T342 (EMD G8)

Saturday 15 October 2011 17:02 PM
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(4 times this week, 14 times this month, 255 times this year)

EMD D19 traction motor on the bogie of EMD G8 locomotive T342

Saturday 15 October 2011 17:02 PM
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(5 times this week, 29 times this month, 798 times this year)

Bogie for T342

Saturday 15 October 2011 17:01 PM
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(5 times this week, 22 times this month, 328 times this year)

The black crud is called "crater grease" - a lubricant that stays stuck to the gears, it will never come out of your clothes!

Monday 25 April 2011 09:23 AM
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(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 405 times this year)

Bull gear on an S class bogie (it engages with the pinion gear on the traction motor)

Monday 25 April 2011 09:23 AM
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(7 times this week, 30 times this month, 406 times this year)

Clyde Engineering builders plate on X31

Model number G16C, serial number 66-484

Monday 14 March 2011 10:33 AM
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(3 times this week, 16 times this month, 267 times this year)

Freshly repainted staff exchanger on X31

Monday 14 March 2011 10:32 AM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 145 times this year)

Clyde Engineering builders plate on T378 (model no. G8B, serial no. 64-333)

Monday 14 March 2011 10:30 AM
Viewed 3433 times
(4 times this week, 13 times this month, 299 times this year)

SCT007 named 'Geoff (James Bond) Smith'

Sunday 3 October 2010 13:08 PM
Viewed 1748 times
(2 times this month, 119 times this year)

New 'low visibility' numbers on B76 - Metro wasn't happy with black letters in a different font?

Saturday 7 August 2010 09:50 AM
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(3 times this month, 111 times this year)

CFCLA logo showing through on B76 after graffiti removals

Saturday 7 August 2010 09:50 AM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 145 times this year)

Painted on number board for XR554, the builders plate also gone

Saturday 20 February 2010 15:22 PM
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(2 times this month, 100 times this year)

Cutout instructions for the remote control equipment fitted to Y174

Sunday 7 February 2010 15:44 PM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 95 times this year)

Builders plate of QRN's 6002

Tuesday 26 January 2010 20:25 PM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 63 times this year)

Builders plate of QRN's 6007

Tuesday 26 January 2010 20:25 PM
Viewed 1236 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 75 times this year)
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