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First day of VLocity operations - Ballarat line launch

December 22nd 2005 was the entry of V/Line's new VLocity trains into revenue service. I managed to catch the 1406 service to Ballarat, and the 1629 service from Ballarat. In this collection I've got pictures of the VLocity arriving at Southern Cross Station, for the first time with paying passengers on board, as well as the services that I travelled on.

VLocity units VL18 and VL23 arriving at Southern Cross Station - first time ever

22 December 2005 13:44 PM
Viewed 967 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 39 times this year)

VLocity units VL18 and VL23 at Southern Cross

22 December 2005 13:44 PM
Viewed 954 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 38 times this year)

VLocity units VL18 and VL23 at Southern Cross

22 December 2005 13:45 PM
Viewed 1218 times
(6 times this week, 7 times this month, 69 times this year)

VLocity units VL18 and VL23 at Southern Cross

22 December 2005 13:50 PM
Viewed 1027 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 36 times this year)

VLocity units VL18 and VL23 at Southern Cross

22 December 2005 13:51 PM
Viewed 1015 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 38 times this year)

Drink fountain and emergency telephone / intercom

22 December 2005 14:54 PM
Viewed 1023 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 51 times this year)

VLocity unit VL21 at Ballarat Station

22 December 2005 15:45 PM
Viewed 941 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 38 times this year)

VLocity unit VL21 at Ballarat Station

22 December 2005 15:49 PM
Viewed 921 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 43 times this year)

VLocity unit VL21 stabled at Ballarat Station

22 December 2005 15:51 PM
Viewed 926 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 31 times this year)

VLocity unit VL11 arriving into Ballarat from Ararat

22 December 2005 16:21 PM
Viewed 875 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 39 times this year)

VLocity unit VL11 arriving into Ballarat from Ararat

22 December 2005 16:21 PM
Viewed 873 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 33 times this year)

VLocity unit VL11 on arrival from Ararat at Ballarat

22 December 2005 16:22 PM
Viewed 908 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 34 times this year)

VLocity unit VL11 coupling up to VL21 at Ballarat station

22 December 2005 16:24 PM
Viewed 957 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 41 times this year)

VLocity unit VL11 coupling up to VL21 at Ballarat station

22 December 2005 16:24 PM
Viewed 1047 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 38 times this year)

Cab of VLocity

22 December 2005 16:26 PM
Viewed 1236 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 37 times this year)

VLocity emergency exit map

22 December 2005 16:26 PM
Viewed 1063 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 41 times this year)

Internal next station display onboard a VLocity train

22 December 2005 16:26 PM
Viewed 1089 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 41 times this year)

Looking through the two cabs in the centre of VLocity VL11 and VL21

22 December 2005 16:27 PM
Viewed 1027 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 39 times this year)

VLocity VL11 and VL21 coupled up at Ballarat

22 December 2005 16:28 PM
Viewed 1014 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 41 times this year)

PIDS in VLocity - just a little off

22 December 2005 16:41 PM
Viewed 982 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 37 times this year)

The old Ballarat line - through Bungaree

22 December 2005 16:42 PM
Viewed 1090 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 29 times this year)

Covered over '160km/h' speedboard

22 December 2005 16:42 PM
Viewed 1021 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 39 times this year)

New style of level crossing sign - the crossing ahead is predictor equipped, but trains moving above 50 km/h can increase speed

22 December 2005 16:48 PM
Viewed 1211 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 51 times this year)

Interior of VLocity

22 December 2005 16:54 PM
Viewed 1412 times
(5 times this week, 6 times this month, 66 times this year)
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Viewed 6019 times (10 times this week, 26 times this month, 233 times this year)