Wongm's Rail Gallery » Workshops Rail Museum

Workshops Rail Museum

Located in the former Queensland Rail railway workshops at Ipswich, the Workshops Rail Museum houses a vast collection of railway related displays, as well as an adjoining workshop for the maintenance and restoration of the QR heritage fleet.

Locomotive bogies stashed away outside a workshop

Monday 13 April 2015 12:12 PM
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Six sets of parallel rails for the use of the traverser

Monday 13 April 2015 12:12 PM
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Carriages from the 'Great South Pacific Express' in storage at the back of the workshops

Monday 13 April 2015 12:13 PM
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Diesel hydraulic locomotive DH 02 under restoration

Monday 13 April 2015 12:13 PM
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QR Heritage diesel loco 1461 stabled in the back sheds

Monday 13 April 2015 12:14 PM
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2 foot gauge Hunslet tank locomotive under restoration

Monday 13 April 2015 12:14 PM
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2 foot gauge Hunslet tank locomotive under restoration

Monday 13 April 2015 12:14 PM
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Clyde Engineering 30 ton overhead crane

Monday 13 April 2015 12:16 PM
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QR 'velocipede' style inspection trike

Monday 13 April 2015 12:17 PM
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More random workplace graffiti in the workshops

Monday 13 April 2015 12:18 PM
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Clyde Engineering overhead crane, of 30 ton capacity

Apparently it was rated at more than 30 tons, but the unions would have required two men to operate it, so QR derated it to save on staffing

Monday 13 April 2015 12:19 PM
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QR Fairmont section car

Monday 13 April 2015 12:20 PM
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Section of Krupp rail from 1886

Monday 13 April 2015 12:20 PM
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Steam locomotive tenders jacked up above the bogies

Monday 13 April 2015 12:21 PM
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Annotated innards of a steam locomotive boiler

Monday 13 April 2015 12:21 PM
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Collection of carriages under repair in the workshops

Monday 13 April 2015 12:22 PM
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Louvred van formerly used on the QR historic display train

Monday 13 April 2015 12:22 PM
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QR steam locomotive AC16 221A beside C17 974

Monday 13 April 2015 12:23 PM
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Chalk drawn 'Rules of Tool Box'

Monday 13 April 2015 12:24 PM
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Annotated innards of a steam locomotive boiler

Monday 13 April 2015 12:24 PM
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Steam locomotive wheels in front of QR steam locomotive AC16 221A

Monday 13 April 2015 12:25 PM
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Southern side of the workshops, off limits to the public

Monday 13 April 2015 12:26 PM
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Recently withdrawn M series 'Lander' carriages in storage outside the workshops

Monday 13 April 2015 12:26 PM
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QR double ended railcar RM 1901 under repair

Monday 13 April 2015 12:26 PM
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