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E class tram testing

The E class tram are three-section, four-bogie articulated trams built by Bombardier. From 2013 the first two trams spent a number of months in testing around the Melbourne tram network.

E2.6077 heads west on a test run at Bourke and William Street

Wednesday 8 May 2019 12:21 PM
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E2.6077 heads west on a test run at Bourke and William Street

Wednesday 8 May 2019 12:21 PM
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E.6018 on a shakedown run heads west at Bourke and Spring Street

Tuesday 3 February 2015 17:43 PM
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E.6018 on a shakedown run heads back east along La Trobe Street

Monday 2 February 2015 14:37 PM
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E.6018 on a shakedown run heads west along La Trobe Street

Monday 2 February 2015 14:33 PM
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E.6018 on a shakedown run heads west along La Trobe Street

Monday 2 February 2015 14:32 PM
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E.6013 on a test run, turning from Spencer into Bourke Street

Note 'Your Next Generation Tram' and 'Made for Melbourne' decals are no longer being fitted

Friday 31 October 2014 08:55 AM
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E.6013 on a test run, turning from Spencer into Bourke Street

Note 'Your Next Generation Tram' and 'Made for Melbourne' decals are no longer being fitted

Friday 31 October 2014 08:54 AM
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E.6011 on a test run heads south on Clarendon Street

Saturday 30 August 2014 00:20 AM
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Interior of E.6011 on a test run, minus seat pads and myki equipment

Saturday 30 August 2014 00:20 AM
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E.6010 heads back into the city, turning from Maribyrnong Road into Union Road

Wednesday 13 August 2014 21:13 PM
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E.6010 about to turn from Maribyrnong Road into Union Road, on a test run returning to the city

Wednesday 13 August 2014 21:13 PM
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Inside of E.6010 still to be fitted out - missing seats cushions, no myki readers, and plastic still on the grab rails

Wednesday 13 August 2014 21:04 PM
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E.6010 departs the route 57 terminus at West Maribyrnong

Wednesday 13 August 2014 21:03 PM
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Z3 class tram on route 57 departs the terminus, as E.6010 waits short of the single track

Wednesday 13 August 2014 21:02 PM
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E.6010 stops short of the route 57 terminus at West Maribyrnong

Wednesday 13 August 2014 21:01 PM
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E.6010 arrives at the route 57 terminus, at the end of the double track

Wednesday 13 August 2014 21:00 PM
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Unidentified and unliveried E class being commissioned at Preston Workshops

Note the nose panels are raised, exposing the front couplers

Saturday 9 August 2014 09:10 AM
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E.6010 undergoing testing at Preston Workshops

Note the nose panel is raised, exposing the front coupler

Saturday 9 August 2014 09:07 AM
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Unidentified and unliveried E class being commissioned at Preston Workshops

Saturday 9 August 2014 09:06 AM
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Driver-only door on the E class have now received proper 'No Entry' stickers

Friday 8 August 2014 13:39 PM
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E.6009 on a test run, waiting to turn from William Street into Flinders Lane

Tuesday 15 July 2014 12:13 PM
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E.6009 on a test run, southbound at William and Collins Street

Tuesday 15 July 2014 12:13 PM
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Outbound on Maribyrnong Road, E.6004 passes an inbound Z3.229 on route 57 at Epsom Road, Ascot Vale

Sunday 6 April 2014 08:26 AM
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