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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.

80 class loco bogies minus traction motors

20 August 2007 13:59 PM
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Upside down loco bogies

20 August 2007 13:58 PM
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Bogies being lifted in the bogie shop

20 August 2007 13:57 PM
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Moving wheelsets around the wheel shop

20 August 2007 13:53 PM
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Finished axles in the wheel shop

20 August 2007 13:51 PM
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Wheel re-profiling lathe with a finished axle

20 August 2007 13:49 PM
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More wheels

20 August 2007 13:48 PM
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Hengenscheidt wheel re-profiling lathe

20 August 2007 13:46 PM
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Big machine in the wheel shop

20 August 2007 13:42 PM
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Rows of wheels in the wheel shop

20 August 2007 13:40 PM
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G521 under refurbishment for SCT, with N473 beside under overhaul

20 August 2007 13:40 PM
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BL30 under overhaul beside an unidentified G class for SCT

20 August 2007 13:40 PM
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G521 under refurbishment for SCT, with N473 beside under overhaul

20 August 2007 13:39 PM
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BL30, a third SCT G, and N460 minus carbody

20 August 2007 13:39 PM
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BL30 with its radiator assembly upside down in front of it

20 August 2007 13:38 PM
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Part of the carbody of N460 separated from the rest of the locomotive

20 August 2007 13:38 PM
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N473 under overhaul in the locomotive shop

20 August 2007 13:38 PM
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Walking down the engine shop

20 August 2007 13:37 PM
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P17 missing its HEP generator

20 August 2007 13:36 PM
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Locomotive bogies and the handrails from a P class locomotive

20 August 2007 13:36 PM
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P17, N473 and another SCT G class

20 August 2007 13:36 PM
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Cummins genset used to produce Head End Power onboard an N class locomotive

G512 in the background

20 August 2007 13:35 PM
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Broken windscreen from a diesel locomotive

20 August 2007 13:34 PM
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Part of the carbody of P17 separated from the rest of the locomotive

20 August 2007 13:34 PM
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