102 Walker railmotors

RM 10 at Newport, 1978.
Number in Class 12
Number group 1 - 12
Construction period 1948 - 1949
In service 1948 - 1981
Where built Newport
DIAGRAM
These units were a combination of power units built by the Walker Railcar company, Wigan England and bodies built Martin & King in Victoria, the whole contraption was assembled at Newport workshops. There were actually 13 power units "RM 13" being a spare
In service
RM 1 March 15 1948 Scrapped Nov 1971
RM 2 April 21 1948
RM 3 April 24 1948
RM 4 Feb 15 1949
RM 5 June 6 1949 Scrapped Feb. 1974
RM 6 July 7 1949
RM 7 July 23 1949 Preserved at Daylesford
RM 8 Oct 1 1949
RM 9 Oct 14 1949 Scrapped 1976
RM 10 Nov 22 1949
RM 11 Jan 14 1950
RM 12 Feb 10 1950 Scrapped 1980
"RM 13" Jan 26 1955 spare power unit only

RM 5 at Cobram.
Photo courtesy Lance Adams

RM 7 at Newport workshops, 1979


ABOVE & BELOW: RM 8 at Bendigo, 1970.
Photo courtesy David Langley.


RM 9 at Bendigo, 1970
Photo courtesy David Langley



RM 4 at Nyora Aug. 1976
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan



RM 10 being scrapped at Spotswood reclamation depot, June 1979
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan

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