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Comeng Life Extension project

The Comeng Life Extension project commenced in 2017 to update the interior and exterior of Melbourne's fleet of Comeng trains in order to keep them in service until 2022-27.

New cables between Alstom Comeng carriages 587M and 1144T

The entire CCTV, PIDS and emergency button system has been updated in sets 587M-1144T-588M and 585M-1143T-586M

17 March 2020 13:10 PM
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Updated passenger emergency buttons onboard Alstom Comeng 588M

The entire CCTV, PIDS and emergency button system has been updated in sets 587M-1144T-588M and 585M-1143T-586M

17 March 2020 13:10 PM
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Life extension Alstom Comeng 643M at Macaulay

27 January 2020 10:46 AM
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'Original' Alstom Comeng alongside life extension set 491M at North Melbourne

31 October 2019 08:22 AM
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Patch of forgotten Connex seat fabric onboard a life extension Alstom Comeng train

25 August 2019 12:13 PM
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'Original' Alstom Comeng alongside life extension set 341M at North Melbourne

19 August 2019 17:34 PM
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Life extension Alstom Comeng 604M coupled to EDI Comeng 543M

12 August 2019 12:53 PM
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Corridor connections fitted to life extension Alstom Comeng 1152T

12 August 2019 12:53 PM
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Repainting the front of Alstom Comeng 644M

3 August 2019 09:47 AM
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Alstom Comeng 604M receiving life extension cab modifications at Macaulay

20 July 2019 10:58 AM
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Siemens-style inter-carriage connection fitted to life extension Alstom Comeng 662M

It seems that this style won out against the X'Trapolis style units fitted to trial Alstom Comeng set 629M-1142T-630M

24 June 2019 08:34 AM
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Alstom Comeng 566M undergoing life extension upgrades at Macaulay

25 April 2019 15:37 PM
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Alstom Comeng 623M undergoing life extension upgrades at Macaulay

25 April 2019 15:37 PM
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Removing the handrails and steps from the front of EDI Comeng 512M at Macaulay

Part of the life extension project works

19 January 2019 16:15 PM
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Comeng 349M receiving anti-coupler rider modifications as part of life extension works at Macaulay

22 December 2018 10:34 AM
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'Comeng Life Extension' signage outside the Macaulay Light Repair Centre

22 December 2018 10:33 AM
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Concertina fitted between the carriages of a life extension EDI Comeng train

15 October 2018 17:55 PM
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Larger handrails retrofitted to the seats onboard life extension EDI Comeng 366M

11 October 2018 08:55 AM
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Larger handrails retrofitted to the seats onboard life extension EDI Comeng 366M

11 October 2018 08:53 AM
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Larger handrails retrofitted to the seats onboard life extension EDI Comeng 366M

11 October 2018 08:52 AM
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'Comeng' stamped into the pressed metal shunters step covers fitted to EDI Comeng 344M

6 August 2018 08:32 AM
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EDI Comeng 344M following anti-coupler rider modifications

Footholds and shunters steps covered, handrails removed

6 August 2018 08:32 AM
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EDI Comeng 406M with life extension upgrades

1 August 2018 09:59 AM
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EDI Comeng 390M with life extension upgrades

As well as the removal of footholds and handrails on the front of the cab, to thwart coupler riders

1 August 2018 09:54 AM
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