Recent Stuff

This is some of the recent happenings of the locomotives in Victoria and Nationaly. Dates are when the information was gathered/sourced and not exactly when the event occured.



EventUpdated
 A71 withdrawn from service, the last of the A's in freight service - 29/5/2014
 4/6/2014
 N465 released in Cheeseburger colours, the last of the Crimson coloured N's to be repainted - Early June 2014
 4/6/2014
 NR26 repainted into PN Blue and Yellow, first GSR passenger liveried NR to be painted out of those colours - Early-mid 2014
 20/5/2014
 Both G541 and XR554 both outshopped from refurb in PN colours - early April 2014
 11/4/2014
 3 SG Y class loco's (Y115, Y151 and Y169) are sold by PN to the Ettamogah Rail Hub and hauled by T387 to Seymour - 17/2/2014
 18/2/2014
 By Feb 2014 all XR's are on broad gauge, BG bogies taken from X's as they are withdrawn from service
 10/2/2014
 XR550 refurbished and repainted into PN colours after being out of service for about 9 months following a major engine failure - August 2013
 29/8/2013
 N463 converted to standerd gauge - late August 2013
 29/8/2013
 NR62, the last NR to wear the National Rail diamonds is repainted into Pacific National colours - June 2013
 30/7/2013
 Half rebuilt and stripped shell of GM30 hauled from Forrestfield to scarp dealer for disposal - 30/7/2013
 30/7/2013
 Sale of the 5 remaining 'rotton road' Y class to preservation groups by the Department of Transport for restoration or spare parts - September/November 2012
 24/11/2012
 G525 repainted into PN colours following overhaul - September 2012
 10/10/2012
 N464 repainted into V/line Cheeseburger livery - Mid August 2012
 17/8/2012
 NR120 repainted into Pacific National Blue and Yellow - Early August 2012
 7/8/2012
 G530 is repainted into PN Blue and Yellow following a major overhaul - 11/7/2012
 11/7/2012
 NR80 is repainted into PN blue and yellow. NR80 was one of very few NR's still with its diamonds at this point - 18/19 June 2012
 20/6/2012
 P15 repinted into V/line Cheeseburger livery - June 2012
 8/6/2012
 GM3 purchased by SSR and removed from EDI property. Will be refurbished and re-enter service in Commonwealth Railways livery - Mid May 2012
 29/5/2012
 G522 placed back onto Broard Gauge - 2?/5/2012
 22/5/2012
 NR05 renumbered back to NR5 - Mid May 2012
 22/5/2012
 Last Horsham POTA service ran, contract taken up by SCT - 30/4/2012
 1/5/2012
 G522 repinted into PN Blue and Yellow in NSW and given large side numbers - Late April 2012
 28/4/2012
 8033 repainted into PN Blue and Yellow - April 2012
 24/4/2012
 NR5 repainted into PN Blue and Yellow and renumbered NR05 - April 2012
 17/4/2012
 G536 repainted into PN Blue and Yellow - Mid March 2012
 18/3/2012
 GM28 and rollingstock purchased from the Port Pirie council by the SRHC for $33,000 (GM $30,000, carriges - $1,000 each)- Febuary 2012
 25/2/2012
 X42 recieves horn relocation. Horn oriented slightly different to X39 - Janurary 2012
 5/2/2012
 SCT013 transferrs the new CSR's away from Adelaide port as SCT013 - CSR005 - CSR003 - CSR004 - CSR006 - CSR001 - CSR002 - 5/2/2012
 5/2/2012
 SCT's CSR class arives on Australian shores - 4/2/2012
 5/2/2012
 X39 has the horn relocated into a cutout in the nose - Janurary 2012
 16/1/2012
 R1001 renumbered L277 - Janurary 2012
 2/1/2012
 SCT014 back in service after recieving repairs - 23 December 2011
 29/12/2011
 N451 repaint into Cheeseburger scheme - December 2011
 29/12/2011
 RTL1 up for tender - August 2011
 19/12/2011
 SCT014 collision with sand train in SA - 12 October 2011
 23/10/2011
 G531 repaint into PN Blue and Yellow - 4th October 2011
 4/10/2011
 V/locity set VL51 entry to service - September 2011
 16/9/2011
 B64 moved by road to Bendigo workshops. Sitting on freight bogies - August 2011
 10/9/2011
 N473 repaint into V/line cheeseburger livery - late August 2011
 29/8/2011
 R1001 transferred to Melbourne 26/8/2011
 26/8/2011
 R1004 oushopped in QUBE livery and reclassed GML10 - August 2011
 26/8/2011
 NR18 repaint into new Indian Pacific Yellow and Grey livery - late July 2011
 30/7/2011
 P12, N456, N457 repaint into V/line cheeseburger livery - June/July? 2011
 18/7/2011
 P13 converted to Standard gauge - May 2011
 18/7/2011
 S307 converted to Standard Gauge - June 2011
 29/6/2011
 NR93 repaint into PN Blue and Yellow - June 2011
 29/6/2011
 N470 convrted to Standard Gauge - June 2011
 29/6/2011
 GM12 seen loaded on a low loader for road transport from Dynon - 17/5/2010
 18/5/2011
 NR2 repaint to PN Blue and Yellow - May 2011
 9/5/2011
 S313 repaint to VR blue and Gold for Steamrail by the S.R.H.C. - April 2011
 2/5/2011

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