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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.

Alstom Comeng 375M among the stored Comeng carriages at Newport

Saturday 3 September 2022 14:02 PM
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Three carriage of set SSH26 stabled in the yard at Newport

Saturday 3 September 2022 14:02 PM
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'Downer EDI Rail' sign still up on the side of Newport Workshops

Saturday 3 September 2022 14:02 PM
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Y136 parked between shunting moves at Newport

Saturday 3 September 2022 12:19 PM
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Carriage ACN51 from set VN17 parked in the yard at Newport

Saturday 3 September 2022 12:19 PM
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Secured compound, built for the internal repainting of Siemens trains but now disused

Sunday 13 March 2022 14:42 PM
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Secured compound, built for the internal repainting of Siemens trains but now disused

Sunday 13 March 2022 14:42 PM
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8 track level crossing over the shunting area at Newport Workshops

Sunday 13 March 2022 14:42 PM
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8 track level crossing over the shunting area at Newport Workshops

Sunday 13 March 2022 14:42 PM
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Fire hydrant outside the East Block sheds

'3 lengths of hose may be required for coverage'

Sunday 13 March 2022 11:28 AM
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RFR hi-rail overhead wiring truck

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

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

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

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

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

Some spare fibreglass front fairings for Comeng trains in the foreground

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

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

Saturday 27 October 2018 14:08 PM
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Driver Operated Control Unit (DOCU) for the signalling at the stabling yard

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:35 PM
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