Today we say farewell to 85RM, it is heading to its new home of Daylesford Spa Country Railway. We are very pleased to have it going to another of the wonderful heritage preservation groups here in Victoria. It is expected that it is to be stored for assessment for eventual restoration to operation condition. ... See MoreSee Less
Over the long Labour Day long weekend a significant milestone in the overhaul was reached with the boiler having a fire in it for the first time in over six weeks. This was to use the steam to clean out all the passages of any dirty a debris before the valves can be put back to ensure things are clean and free to help extend the life span of the new fitted parts. ... See MoreSee Less
Happy 77th Birthday K163. 77 years since the engine entered service from new with the Victorian Railway's. See some of the historical images, along with some current pictures of the current overhaul. ... See MoreSee Less
Our grand old work horse K163 today turned 77 years old in 2018, having entered service with the Victorian Railway's (VR) 19th March 1941. Covering many miles across the entire state of Victoria befo...