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Rail grinder RR24M30

Operated by Speno, it is a gauge convertible 24 wheel grinder. I found at North Geelong Yard on the broad gauge, it has been working over the Melbourne suburban network in late 2009 and again in mid 2010. It has also run on narrow gauge. I have numbered the bits from the power / generator unit end

Cab at the number 2 end

26 September 2009 11:38 AM
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A huge collection of jumper leads between vehicles

26 September 2009 11:36 AM
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Drawbar linking vehicles of the rail grinder

26 September 2009 11:36 AM
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Driveshaft and universal join leading to the power bogie

26 September 2009 11:35 AM
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Other end of the single power bogie

26 September 2009 11:35 AM
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The sole power bogie, a water nozzle alongside

26 September 2009 11:34 AM
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Laser guidance / sensor equipment under the leading vehicle

26 September 2009 11:34 AM
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View from the other side

26 September 2009 11:33 AM
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Stabled in North Geelong Yard for heavier maintenance

26 September 2009 11:32 AM
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Leading cab of the motor / generator unit

26 September 2009 11:32 AM
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Even more spare grinding stones alongside the unit

26 September 2009 11:32 AM
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Remotely controlled water nozzle on the leading end to put out spot fires

26 September 2009 11:31 AM
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Laser guidance / sensor equipment under the leading vehicle

26 September 2009 11:31 AM
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More spare grinding stones

26 September 2009 11:31 AM
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Spare grinding stones

26 September 2009 11:30 AM
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Remotely controlled water nozzle, two actuators attached for movement

26 September 2009 11:29 AM
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Generator / power unit end of the rail grinder

20 July 2009 19:48 PM
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Generator / power unit, sole power bogie in the foreground

20 July 2009 19:47 PM
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The other side of grinding units 2 and 3 (R to L)

20 July 2009 19:44 PM
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Other side from the number 2 end

20 July 2009 19:42 PM
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Number 2 end cab

20 July 2009 19:41 PM
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Looking back from the other end

20 July 2009 19:41 PM
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Looking down the unit, towards the three grinding units

20 July 2009 19:37 PM
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Generator / power unit, sole power bogie in the foreground

20 July 2009 19:37 PM
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