RailPictures.Net Photo: VR 58RM Victorian Railways DERM at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia by Chris Nuthall
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» Newport Workshops 
» Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (more..)
» February 03, 2011
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» Chris Nuthall (more..)
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Originally introduced as a Petrol Electric Rail Motor (PERM) in 1928, the first railmotor was built by the St. Louis Car Company and exported to Australia, with Victorian Railways building a further nine. They were originally powered by a Winton petrol engine of 220 hp which was replaced by twin GM 6 cylinder diesel engines with a total of 255 bhp in 1952 to become a Diesel Electric Rail Motor (DERM). The last were withdrawn from service in 1991 and a number are preserved. 58RM belongs to the DERM Preservation Association Victoria and is based at Newport.
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