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8649 Transfer from Werris Creek

   
 

On the 2nd December 2019 Electric Locomotive 8649 was transferred from Werris Creek to Morandoo Yard (near Broadmeadow) in preparation to be lifted off its bogies at Cardiff workshops, to enable a full examination of the underframe. This was the first time 8649 had left the Werris Creek area in nearly 20 years. Following this inspection the locomotive is expected to be returned to Werris Creek for further recommissioning works.


Nearing the end of the trip, 8131 and 8649 pass Warabrook station, which opened in 1997. Photo by Ed Tonks
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