Tait Motor car 381M sticks out of No.3 road at Newport Workshops, during the 2016 Steamrail Victoria open weekend. These cars were built in the 1910's and remained in suburban service until 1984. ... (more)
On the morning of March 4th 2015, Victorian railway enthusiasts woke to news of a fire at Melbourne's Newport Workshops - where the majority of the states' heritage fleet is stored and maintained.... (more)
Elecrail's operational Swingdoor/Dogbox set made up of 107M and 137M rests inside the Newport Workshops, alongside unrestored driving trailer 24D. 107M was built as a steam hauled suburban car in ... (more)
Double-ended Tait motor 470M pokes out of the door on 3 Road at the Newport Workshops during the Steamrail Victoria open day 2014. This was one of four Tait cars modified with a second cab at the ... (more)
A pair of L class English Electric locomotives rest side by side at Newport Workshops. L1162 (on the left) was restored to operating condition by Elecrail volunteers in 2004, including a stunning ... (more)
Elecrails preserved Swingdoor set pauses on platform 14 at Spencer Street Station during a suburban tour.
This was the first time a 'Tait' set had visited the newly electrified section from St Albans to Sydenham, and to date is still only one of two visits: there have been no preserved EMU tours in Me... (more)