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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.

Six road shed, three roads to the left used by Siemens Rail Services

20 August 2007 13:07 PM
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V/Line signage still in place out the back of Newport

20 August 2007 13:07 PM
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Siemens in the shed at Newport

20 August 2007 13:06 PM
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Siemens facility at Newport Workshops

20 August 2007 13:06 PM
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Siemens in the shed at Newport

20 August 2007 13:01 PM
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Hitachi 7M with new Connex front stripes at Newport Workshops

Note the hole for the emergency kerosene marker light beside the LHS headlight

20 August 2007 11:34 AM
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Alstom Comeng M car stored by itself at Newport Workshops

22 May 2007 12:23 PM
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Alstom Comeng M car stored by itself at Newport Workshops

22 May 2007 12:04 PM
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Hitachi 23M being worked on beside the Williamstown line

22 May 2007 11:52 AM
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Y136 trundles around the workshops with the shunters float

22 May 2007 11:52 AM
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EDI Rail shunters float at Newport, transition coupler hanging up in the footwell

22 May 2007 11:52 AM
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Burnt out 500M stored at Newport Workshops

Burnt out at Hampton on August 30, 2002 after vandals lit a fire inside the carriage:
http://www.vicsig.net/suburban/accident/500m

2 August 2006 10:36 AM
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Burnt out 500M stored at Newport Workshops

Burnt out at Hampton on August 30, 2002 after vandals lit a fire inside the carriage: http://www.vicsig.net/suburban/accident/500m

2 August 2006 10:34 AM
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S302 in storage at Newport Workshops

2 August 2006 10:30 AM
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BCZ259 stored at Newport Workshops

23 June 2006 13:55 PM
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VL32 and a number of classmates in storage at Newport Workshops

23 June 2006 13:40 PM
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Rabbit roaming the wilds at Newport

26 May 2006 15:18 PM
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Truck dumping rubbish on the top of 'Mount Newport'

26 May 2006 15:15 PM
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Truck dumping rubbish on the top of 'Mount Newport'

26 May 2006 15:15 PM
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VL32 in storage at Newport Workshops

26 May 2006 15:13 PM
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Another rabbit on the run

26 May 2006 15:03 PM
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Another rabbit on the run

26 May 2006 15:03 PM
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Carriage BS217 on the traverser at Newport Workshops, beside North Williamstown station

29 March 2006 10:04 AM
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Shunting tractor pulling BS217 onto the traverser at Newport Workshops

29 March 2006 10:03 AM
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