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V/Line - Geelong carriage yards

October 13, 2019

Geelong is one of the busiest V/Line destinations, being a major servicing and stabling operation for their trains. Facilities include a car wash, fuel point and a dedicated Y class shunter

V/Line workshops, yards and shunting

October 11, 2019

Pictures of V/Line trains and carriages at the West Melbourne Depot and Dudley Street carriage yards next to Southern Cross Station, Melbourne Yard, and South Dynon.

V/Line - Bacchus Marsh yards

September 21, 2019

Bacchus Marsh is a busy V/Line destination, with a large yard at Maddingley used to stabling trains for weekday commuter trains. This replaced the previous yard at Bacchus Marsh station in 2019, which was needed for construction of a second passenger platform.

Newport Workshops

September 19, 2019

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 loco, bogie and wheel shops.

North Fitzroy Depot

September 08, 2019

North Fitzroy Depot on Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy closed in 1993, but reopened in 2008/09 to stable W class trams used on the City Circle while Southbank depot was undergoing refurbishment.

Preston Workshops

September 01, 2019

Preston Workshops at the corner of St George's Road and Miller Street it was once the main workshops for the M&MTB, but following privatisation in the 1990s it became a dumping ground for W class trams. In 2016 it was reborn as a running depot for the new E class fleet, replacing East Preston depot to supply trams for route 11 and 86.

UGL Spotswood Maintenance Centre

January 20, 2019

UGL Limited operates a locomotive maintenance centre in the Melbourne suburbs of Spotswood, which caters for the heavy maintenance of Pacific National's standard gauge fleet.

Newport Workshops: Steamrail and 707 Operations

October 27, 2018

Steamrail Victoria and 707 Operations have a large rolling stock fleet based at the West Block of Newport Workshops in Melbourne

Stored trams at Newport Workshops

May 30, 2018

With W class trams heritage listed and unable to be scrapped or exported to tram museums overseas, Newport Workshops has become a dumping ground while they wait a final home.

Ballarat Workshops

October 25, 2017

Currently operated by United Group they carry out work for Metro Trains Melbourne, Great Southern Rail and a number of other operators

Goulburn Railway Workshops

April 02, 2017

Located in the city of Goulburn on the Main South line, the Railway Workshops are used by CFCLA to maintain their fleet of locomotives and wagons

Lithgow Railway Workshops

March 31, 2017

Located in the Blue Mountains on the Main West line at Lithgow, the Lithgow Railway Workshops are used by Southern Southhaul Railroad to maintain their fleet of locomotives and rolling stock

Adelaide Metro visiting the wheel lathe

December 02, 2011

Adelaide Metro send their railcars to the Downer EDI operated wheel lathe at Dry Creek motive power centre as required.

X'Trapolis test run to Craigieburn, January 2011

January 21, 2011

After the last train on 19 January 2011, set 33M-34M + 35M-36M headed slowly to Craigieburn in order to clear the route for X'Trapolis trains.

B64 transfer by road to South Dynon

December 16, 2010

B64 was stored for a number of years at Ballarat East for / by Steamrail Victoria. In 2008 it was purchased by El Zorro and moved to Avteq to be rebuilt and recommissioned. For an unknown reason it was moved to the old FCL shed at South Dynon by road, coincidentally this shed has a number of container-mounted gensets with the El Zorro name on them. Two new ZDXF type container flats were also moved here and placed on the ground minus bogies.

Newport Workshops 'Rotten Road'

October 30, 2009

'Rotten Road' at the Newport Workshops in Melbourne is located beside the Geelong railway line, and is full of heritage rolling stock stored in the open. In 2008 Victrack has started to scrap the stuff which is falling apart.

Seymour Railway Heritage Centre depot

The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre restores and manages a fleet of heritage locomotives and rolling stock. Their depot is at Seymour station beside the locomotive depot

Siemens train braking issues

A number of Melbourne's Siemens trains were withdrawn from service in 2007 due to braking issues. The Werribee line between Newport and Laverton was used to test the affected sets. The test procedure involved spraying soapy water onto the rails to confirm the operation of the brakes. By 2010 it was decided the solution to the problem was to install sandboxes to the middle four bogies of each 3-car set.

Westall Train Maintenance Facility

The Westall Train Maintenance Facility is located on the Caulfield Group, and serves the fleet of Comeng trains deployed to that corridor.

High Capacity Metro Trains at Newport Workshops

The new High Capacity Metro Train (HCMT) fleet is being assembled by Downer at the Newport Workshops in Melbourne's west, with the body shells assembled by CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles in China.

Bombardier Ballarat East

In 2011 Bombardier opened a new VLocity train maintenance facility at Ballarat East.

Bayswater Workshops

Bayswater Workshops is the only maintenance facility on the the Burnley Group, and serves the fleet of X'Trapolis trains deployed to that corridor.

Epping Workshops

Epping Workshops is the only maintenance facility on the the Clifton Hill Group, and serves the fleet of X'Trapolis trains deployed to that corridor.

Craigieburn Workshops

Craigieburn Workshops is a maintenance facility on the the Northern Group, and serves the fleet of Comeng trains deployed to that corridor.

Camberwell Depot

Camberwell Depot in Hawthorn East supplies trams to route 70 and 75.

Brunswick Depot

Brunswick Depot off Sydney Road in Brunswick supplies trams to route 1, 6 and 19

Essendon Depot

Essendon Depot on Mount Alexander Road, Travancore supplies trams to routes 57‎, ‎58‎, ‎59‎, ‎82.

Kew Depot

Kew Depot on at the corner of Barkers Road and High Street, Kew supplies trams to route 48, 78 and 109.

Southbank Depot

Southbank Tram Depot located on the Port Melbourne light rail line supplies trams to route 12, 30, 35 and 96.

Malvern Depot

Malvern Depot off Glenferrie Road in Armadale supplies trams to routes 5, 6, 16, 58 and 72.

East Preston Depot

East Preston Depot on Plenty Road, East Preston once supplied trams to routes 11 and 86. It was replaced by the 'New' Preston Depot in April 2016, with the site now used for refurbishing trams.

Glenhuntly Depot

Glenhuntly Depot on Glen Huntly Road, Caulfield South supplies trams to routes 3, 64 and 67.

South Melbourne Depot

South Melbourne Depot was located on the corner of Kings Way and Dorcas Street in South Melbourne. It was replaced by Southbank Depot in 1997.