Newport - Sunshine Line

Photos from the Newport - Sunshine freight line that runs via Brooklyn.

Spotswood Depot

December 17, 2017

Caltex Siding

April 25, 2009

Amalgamated Workshops

June 06, 2009
Former VR Way and Works department workshops, the site is now partially vacant, United Gonian building their facility on the southern edge

United Group

July 10, 2018
Depot for standard gauge locomotives, built on the site of the former Victorian Railways Amalgamated Workshops

Brunel Street

October 26, 2008

Brookwood sidings

October 29, 2007
Photos of the remains of the Brookwood sidings which branches off from the Newport - Sunshine line on the southern side of the West Gate Freeway. The sidings faced Newport and went west, going to various industries including a meatworks.

Brookwood (ABB sidings)

October 29, 2007
Photos of the second set of sidings at Brookwood. Located a few hundred metres closer to Sunshine, they served one industry and had their own lead off the main line

Francis Street

April 30, 2017

Little Brooklyn

April 30, 2017


January 12, 2017
Photos of the Brooklyn sidings and signals there. It is the junction of the dual gauge line to Tottenham and the broad gauge line to Sunshine

Apex Quarry

October 07, 2017
The Apex Quarry siding leaving from the Sunshine side of Brooklyn yard, and runs westward. After leaving the main line it curves slightly, crosses a road, and slips into two. The west branch goes the the former VR tip. The other continues on until it is running west and parallel to a dirt road. After about a km it crosses the road and goes into the quarry siding.

Washout sidings

February 28, 2009

Sunshine GEB sidings

July 26, 2017
Grain elevators at Sunshine, beside the goods line

Tottenham triangle

January 16, 2010
A new bridge is underway to allow trains to run from the North East to the Western SG lines, avoiding a run around in Tottenham Loop