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Newport Workshops: Downer Group and Siemens Rail

Newport Workshops is the main railway heavy repair and maintenance facility in Melbourne. The eastern side is occupied by EDI Rail and Siemens, while the older buildings in West Block are occupied by heritage operators Steamrail Victoria and 707 Operations. The East Block is used as storage by VicTrack. Photos include some from a tour of the EDI section featuring the locomotive, bogie and wheel shops.

RFR hi-rail overhead wiring truck

9 March 2020 16:56 PM
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Hitachi 282M stored in the yard at East Block

9 March 2020 16:55 PM
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X'Trapolis 208M stabled opposite an N set at Newport Workshops

19 September 2019 23:44 PM
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Siemens and Comeng trains stabled for the weekend at Newport Workshops

20 January 2019 07:43 AM
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Yard masters office at the entrance to Newport Workshops

27 October 2018 14:09 PM
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Fire damaged Comeng train 500M stored at Newport Workshops

27 October 2018 14:08 PM
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Axle counters in the suburban train stabling yard

27 October 2018 14:08 PM
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Power van PH451 stored at Newport Workshops

27 October 2018 14:08 PM
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Driver Operated Control Unit (DOCU) for suburban trains entering the stabling yard

27 October 2018 14:08 PM
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Gantry crane at Newport Workshops

27 October 2018 14:08 PM
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Compound for the internal repainting of Siemens trains

27 October 2018 14:07 PM
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Gates closed over the tracks leading to the Siemens Rail Services sheds

27 October 2018 14:07 PM
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8 track level crossing over the shunting area at Newport Workshops

27 October 2018 13:35 PM
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Compound for the internal repainting of Siemens trains

27 October 2018 13:35 PM
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P class stored at Newport Workshops

With stripped out sleeping car NAM 2337 stored behind, after V/Line tried and failed to convert it into a power van

27 October 2018 13:35 PM
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3-car Siemens 795M stabled at Newport Workshops

27 October 2018 13:35 PM
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Hitachi 298M stored at Newport Workshops

27 October 2018 13:35 PM
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Restricted access notice due to a 'recent incident' with the brick chimney at the Newport Workshops

28 September 2018 09:57 AM
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Siemens 755M and Comeng 401M stabled at Newport Workshops

15 August 2018 10:15 AM
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Concrete equipment huts for Tatyoon and Vite Vite Loops stored at Newport Workshops

24 June 2017 16:20 PM
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BS216 on temporary bogies in storage at Newport Workshops

17 August 2013 16:35 PM
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Track lead into the down end of the Newport Workshops stabling yard

3 March 2013 15:19 PM
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Pair of X'Trapolis trains stabled for the weekend in the new yard at Newport Workshops

14 April 2012 08:10 AM
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Hitachi dumped in the dead end roads out the back of Newport Workshops

15 February 2012 16:35 PM
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