Wongm's Rail Gallery » Rollingstock bits and pieces

Rollingstock bits and pieces

Looking underneath freight wagons and passenger carriages at the bits that make them roll along the tracks

Waybill clipped to a grain hopper

1 October 2019 13:04 PM
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Yellow and pink painted axle box bearing covers

Colour coded so that the bearings can be identified as due for greasing - yellow was done in 2016, pink was 2017

9 January 2019 16:44 PM
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Air hose trolley at the Melbourne Freight Terminal, used for pumping up the air brakes of wagons

11 July 2015 08:15 AM
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Plastic strapping still in place on a freshly overhauled set of bogies

26 June 2014 08:23 AM
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Axle driven generator on ex-SAR carriage 600 BK

26 October 2013 14:29 PM
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RRZY 7025N designated as a "test wagon"

6 July 2010 14:42 PM
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RRRY 7009J, note added so only last turn wheels are fitted

"Last turn wheels only to be fitted to this wagon - maximum wheel diameter = 790mm"

6 July 2010 14:42 PM
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'GCTVBG2' on a VHGY hopper - denoting 'GrainCorp train Victoria broad gauge number 2'

7 February 2010 15:40 PM
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Brake and auxiliary cylinders beneath a skeletal container wagon

Isolating cock/Dirt Collector/Strainer at top left.

6 June 2009 13:41 PM
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Isolating cock/Dirt Collector/Strainer in the brake rigging of a skeletal container wagon

6 June 2009 13:41 PM
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Brake and auxiliary cylinders beneath a skeletal container wagon

6 June 2009 13:41 PM
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Auxiliary reservoir beneath a skeletal container wagon

6 June 2009 13:41 PM
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Brake rigging beneath a skeletal container wagon

The rodding runs from the brake cylinder in the middle to the bogies at each end

6 June 2009 13:41 PM
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Wheel handbrake at the end of a skeletal container wagon

6 June 2009 13:41 PM
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Brake and auxiliary cylinders connected to the brake rigging, beneath a skeletal container wagon

6 June 2009 13:40 PM
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Auxiliary reservoir beneath a skeletal container wagon

6 June 2009 13:40 PM
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Brake and auxiliary cylinders beneath a skeletal container wagon

23 May 2009 11:49 AM
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Brake rodding and piping beneath a skeletal container wagon

23 May 2009 11:49 AM
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Grade Control Valve Hand (left) and Compensator Handle (right) beneath a wagon

23 May 2009 11:49 AM
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Brake and auxiliary cylinders beneath a skeletal container wagon

23 May 2009 11:49 AM
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Broad gauge bogie frame with SG wheelsets

27 March 2009 09:22 AM
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Pile of new couplers at the Creek Sidings

27 March 2009 08:39 AM
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Genset inside ex-WCR power van DT319

30 November 2008 18:45 PM
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Diesel genset underneath S car 'Mita Mitta'

29 November 2008 11:19 AM
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