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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.

X'Trapolis 956M stabled at Newport Workshops

Wednesday 15 February 2012 16:35 PM
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X'Trapolis parked beside a Comeng in the new stabling sidings at Newport Workshops

Saturday 21 January 2012 14:14 PM
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More stabled sparks at Newport Workshops

Saturday 24 December 2011 16:13 PM
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Trio of Hitachis trains stored at Newport Workshops - 273M, 279M and 282M

Saturday 24 December 2011 16:11 PM
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Siemens 725M stabled beside Hitachi 282M at Newport Workshops

Note 'East Doncaster' on the destination roll

Saturday 10 December 2011 16:30 PM
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Unidentified Comeng minus bogies under repair in the shed facing Champion Road

Saturday 25 June 2011 11:15 AM
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Siemens arrives at Newport Workshops

Wednesday 28 October 2009 08:53 AM
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3-car Hitachi set shunts out of the yard lead at Newport Workshops

A Victorian Railways liveried L class lurks in the background at Newport as well...

Wednesday 28 October 2009 08:51 AM
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Welcome to 1975 - bare Hitachi and VR liveried diesels

Wednesday 28 October 2009 08:51 AM
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The shunter was using the guard's bell to communicate with the driver

Wednesday 28 October 2009 08:51 AM
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The three cars of Hitachi 277M at Newport Workshops, a 'middle motor' car showing an end not normally seen

Wednesday 28 October 2009 08:50 AM
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V/Line oldest and newest carriage sets at Newport - newly refurbished set VN15 in front, S cars on SZ7 behind

Wednesday 28 October 2009 08:35 AM
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Carriage set VN15 with power van PCJ493 heads out for a test run on the broad gauge at Newport Workshops

The first carriage set refurbished for V/Line standard gauge services to Albury

Wednesday 28 October 2009 08:31 AM
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El Zorro Y145 stabled with power van ZVDY 52K

Thursday 24 September 2009 08:17 AM
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Partially stripped carriage BN7 stored out the back of Newport Workshops

Converted to standard gauge for use on the Albury service

Sunday 20 September 2009 17:58 PM
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Partially stripped carriage BN7 stored out the back of Newport Workshops

Sunday 20 September 2009 17:57 PM
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Garden outside the admin offices with East Block behind

Saturday 28 February 2009 12:23 PM
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Motorail wagons stored outside East Block

Saturday 28 February 2009 12:21 PM
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Club Car Victoria and a SJ sleeper for the Vinelander stored outside East Block

Saturday 28 February 2009 12:21 PM
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Looking down East Block

Saturday 28 February 2009 12:21 PM
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Clocktower above the main office block

Saturday 28 February 2009 12:20 PM
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Sparks lined up in the Garden Platform

Saturday 28 February 2009 12:07 PM
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Alstom Comeng 697M beside X'Trapolis 942M at the Garden Platform

Saturday 28 February 2009 12:06 PM
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Siemens, Comeng and X'Trapolis trains in the Garden platform

Sunday 18 January 2009 15:36 PM
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