(Victorian) Y class - where are they now?

 
  SEMartin Chief Train Controller

Location: Canberra ACT
Hello everyone, I would like to enquire on behalf of a colleague as to the status and location of the surviving Y class diesel-electric locos in service with PN, V/Line and Preservation groups.

We're pretty sure that of the PN units there are three in Geelong and one each at Ballarat (Y119) and Wodonga (Y157). The Shepparton one (we think) was withdrawn earlier this year with the cessation of the oil traffic and not sure if the Y that was at Portland is still there.

V/Line passenger also has four Y classes (Y 129, Y 156, Y 161 and Y 163) that are used at Southern Cross and Geelong to shunt passenger stock, while a number of Y classes are with preservation groups, including Y 133 (Seymour Railway Heritage Centre), Y 135 (South Gippsland Tourist Railway), Y 137 (ARHS Museum) and Y 159 (Central Highlands Tourist Railway).

Thus any information members may have on the location and status of other Y class would be greatly appreciated and will end up (with appropriate credit) in a publication soon.

SM

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  PavlovsDog Junior Train Controller

Location: Junee, NSW
This link may have some helpful info;

http://www.vicsig.net/index.php?page=locomotives&class=Y&orgstate=V&type=Diesel-Electric
  SEMartin Chief Train Controller

Location: Canberra ACT
PD,

Thanks for the link. Vicsig is of course a great place to start and gives some good baseline data. Just need to pin those locations down now! Thanks again.

SM
  tranzitjim Chief Commissioner

Location: Banned
Have not seen a Y class in years.
  csyjunior Chief Commissioner

Ballarat-Y119.

Dynon-Y122,Y124,Y142,Y147,Y152,Y169,Y174.I think Y118 is also here.

Newport EDI -Y127?

Seymour-Y157.

Wodonga-Y151.
  r707 Chief Commissioner

Location: Here
707 Operations - Y127

EDI Rail - Y136

El Zorro - Y109 (badged Y145)

DERM Group - Y168
  mattrawls Chief Train Controller

Location: Newport Workshops (Steamrail)
Steamrail - Y164

Clyde Newport is Y136
  mattrawls Chief Train Controller

Location: Newport Workshops (Steamrail)
Sorry r707 didn't see that you already said 136 anyway... heres a pic of her

http://mattrawls.deviantart.com/art/Y136-79043800
  mjja Sir Nigel Gresley

Location: Mount Waverley, Melbourne
Ask a question, get an answer. /me fires up the database.

Y101 - scrapped
Y102 - stored Dynon
Y103 - scrapped
Y104 - stored by PN
Y105-7 - scrapped
Y108 - stored Dynon
Y109 - scrapped
Y110 - stored Dynon
Y111-12 - scrapped
Y113 - stored Dynon
Y114 - scrapped
Y115 - in service
Y116-17 - scrapped
Y118-19 - In service
Y120 - scrapped
Y121 - stored Dynon
Y122 - in service
Y123 - scrapped
Y124 - in service
Y125 - stored
Y126 - scrapped
Y127 - 707 Ops, needing lots of work
Y128 - scrapped
Y129 - in service with VLP
Y130-32 - scrapped
Y133 - SRHC, on loan to VGR
Y134 - EDI Rail Cardiff
Y135 - SGR
Y136 - EDI Rail Newport
Y137 - ARHS Museum
Y138 - stored Dynon
Y139-41 - scrapped
Y142 - in service
Y143 - stored
Y144 - scrapped
Y145 - in service with El Zorro
Y146 - scrapped
Y147 - in service
Y148 - in service with BHP Long Island
Y149 - scrapped
Y150 - stored
Y151-52 - in service
Y153-55 - scrapped
Y156 - in service with VLP
Y157 - in service
Y158 - scrapped
Y159 - DSCR
Y160 - scrapped
Y161 - in service with VLP
Y162 - scrapped
Y163 - in service with VLP
Y164 - Steamrail
Y165 - in service
Y166-67 - scrapped
Y168 - DERM group
Y169 - in service
Y170 - scrapped
Y171 - in service
Y172-73 - scrapped
Y174 - in service
Y175 - scrapped

Most of this info was gleaned from early 90s Newsrails back in the days when I had free time. Wink
  SEMartin Chief Train Controller

Location: Canberra ACT
Thank you to everyone who has replied thus far. Some useful information has been provided, which sees about 90% of the remaining Y class pinned down. Now, it remains to nail the remainder and we're done.

Thanks again.

SM
  42101 Banned

Location: Banned
Sorry for this slight derail of this thread.......BUT has anyone seen Y145's new paint scheme yet or indeed have a photo of it?????
I got this info from another forum as nothing had been posted here i thought i might as well ask.
  Bills_Billboards Chief Commissioner

one of Y103's number plates still survive

Bill
  Barrington Womble Photo Nazi

Location: Banned
A few corrections and additions to Il Mijja's list. I have also altered the text so each 'Y' has it's own status and general comments.

Ask a question, get an answer. /me fires up the database.

Y101 - scrapped
Y102 - stored Dynon
Y103 - scrapped
Y104 - stored Dynon
Y105 - scrapped
Y106 - scrapped
Y107 - scrapped
Y108 - stored Dynon
Y109 - Badged as Y145. In service with EZ.
Y110 - stored Dynon
Y111 - scrapped
Y112 - scrapped
Y113 - stored Dynon
Y114 - scrapped
Y115 - in service (?)
Y116 - scrapped
Y117 - scrapped
Y118 - In service with PN (Geelong?)
Y119 - In service with PN (Ballarat)
Y120 - scrapped
Y121 - stored Dynon
Y122 - in service with PN (Dynon)
Y123 - scrapped
Y124 - in service with PN. SG Dynon depot shunter. Still in V/Line ornage and grey livery.
Y125 - stored Dynon
Y126 - scrapped
Y127 - 707 Ops, currently unservicable.
Y128 - scrapped
Y129 - in service with VLP. DOO modified cab
Y130 - scrapped
Y131 - scrapped
Y132 - scrapped
Y133 - SRHC, leased to VGR
Y134 - EDI Rail Cardiff (NSW)
Y135 - SGR
Y136 - EDI Rail Newport
Y137 - ARHS Museum
Y138 - stored Dynon
Y139 - scrapped
Y140 - scrapped (still carried the VR livery)
Y141 - scrapped
Y142 - in service with PN. BG Dynon depot shunter
Y143 - stored Dynon
Y144 - scrapped
Y145 - Unknown. Last sighted at Spotswood sans cab roof, circa 2004/5. Presumed scrapped.
Y146 - scrapped
Y147 - in service with PN. BG Dynon depot shunter
Y148 - in service with BHP Long Island
Y149 - scrapped
Y150 - stored Dynon
Y151 - In service with PN. SG (Wodonga?)
Y152 - In service with PN. DOO modified cab. SG.
Y153 - scrapped
Y154 - scrapped
Y155 - scrapped
Y156 - in service with VLP. DOO modified cab
Y157 - PN. Currently stored at Seymour with hotbox damage.
Y158 - scrapped
Y159 - DSCR
Y160 - scrapped
Y161 - in service with VLP. DOO modified cab
Y162 - scrapped
Y163 - in service with VLP. DOO modified cab
Y164 - Steamrail
Y165 - in service with PN. DOO cab modified.
Y166 - scrapped
Y167 - scrapped
Y168 - DERM group
Y169 - in service with PN. SG
Y170 - scrapped
Y171 - in service with PN (Geelong)
Y172 - scrapped
Y173 - scrapped (former APM, Maryvale shunter. Carried APM yellow livery)
Y174 - in service with PN (Dynon)
Y175 - scrapped

"mjja with additions and corrections"

  thelastname Photo Overlord

Location: Somewhere
There was a Y at Portland, 115 I think. But it was no where to be found last weekend. Not sure if it's in the repair shed or if it's been moved else where.

10 x Y's + 1 T at Dynon.
  csyjunior Chief Commissioner

Sorry for this slight derail of this thread.......BUT has anyone seen Y145's new paint scheme yet or indeed have a photo of it?????
I got this info from another forum as nothing had been posted here i thought i might as well ask.
"42101"


Y145 was spotted last week at Seymour Rail Heritage Centre in Elz livery.
I believe its still in Seymour.
  fast01 BUTTSCRATCHER!

Location: Somewhere your not.
Finally, after 30minutes of fighting the server...Wink

This would be the right spot for the question.

Would anyone have the Faintest on what the long term plan is for the "Death Row" Y's at South Dynon?
To add to that, for curiosity sake, what would be the estimate Scrap Value of a Y?
  Yates515 Junior Train Controller

Location: Warrnambool
Yes Y145 is still in Seymour coupled up to F202.
here is a photo i took about a week ago its not the best but is better then nothing http://downbythetracks.fotopic.net/p50586559.html
  42101 Banned

Location: Banned
Yates you are a champion mate Very HappyVery Happy  8) thanks heaps for doing this for us. Very Happy
Thats not as bad photo as you think it is and its pretty much a historical record now, The Z looks somewhat cartoonish doesnt it.
  Yates515 Junior Train Controller

Location: Warrnambool
Not a problem 42101.. yeah i understand that its a historical record  shot but i just wish it didn't have the glare from the outside of the shed... but i guess you can't win them all and its better then not having a photo of it at all i guess.
  Sir Thomas Bent Minister for Railways

Location: Banned
one of Y103's number plates still survive

Bill
"Bills_Billboards"
As is Y175's.
  wongm GEEWONG

Location: Geelong, Victoria
Y171 and Y118 seem to be the 2 PN Y classes in Geelong. V/Line Y129 seems to be the usual carriage yard shunter.
  FAtrainsfan Station Master

Location: Port Lincoln/Arnobay, SA
T382 moved from Dynon to Seymoar. Also Y 110, Y113, Y121, Y138 and Y150 were taken to Norstar.
  hidden Chief Train Controller

T382 moved from Dynon to Seymoar. Also Y 110, Y113, Y121, Y138 and Y150 were taken to Norstar.
"FAtrainsfan"


Thanks for the info, I've been waiting four years and can finally go have a dump.
  tranzitjim Chief Commissioner

Location: Banned
T382 moved from Dynon to Seymoar. Also Y 110, Y113, Y121, Y138 and Y150 were taken to Norstar.
"FAtrainsfan"


Thanks for the info, I've been waiting four years and can finally go have a dump.
"hidden"


Where/What is Norstar?
  Barrington Womble Photo Nazi

Location: Banned
Scrap merchant.

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