The Railway Museum contains Victoria’s most extensive collection of steam locomotives, as well as a number of diesel and electric locomotives, electric suburban carriages, country and interstate passenger carriages, freight wagons, breakdown cranes, and more…


A total of 53 K class were constructed in batches between 1922-1923, and 1940-1946 at the Newport Workshops.

K165 entered service in May 1941, and was withdrawn in 1968.

These were versatile and popular locomotives that could be seen running branchline services across the state, and no less than 21 of the class have survived into preservation, with a number of those still operational on tourist and heritage railways.