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High Capacity Metro Train testing on the Craigieburn line

On the morning of 1 November 2020 after normal services had stopped running, HCMT set 3 was sent out to Kensington on the Craigieburn line to test the compatibility of the new trains with existing infrastructure.

HCMT set 3 arrives into Kensington station via the Essendon Flyover tracks

Sunday 1 November 2020 01:39 AM
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HCMT set 3 arrives into Kensington station

Sunday 1 November 2020 01:39 AM
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HCMT stops at the end of platform 2, but the rear end is still blocking the level crossing

Sunday 1 November 2020 01:40 AM
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Having moved off the level crossing, the rear end of the HCMT still fouls signal KEN592 for up trains

Sunday 1 November 2020 01:41 AM
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Now clear of signal KEN592, HCMT ready to head back towards the city from Kensington

Sunday 1 November 2020 01:44 AM
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Boom gates come down at the Macaulay Road level crossing at Kensington

Sunday 1 November 2020 01:46 AM
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HCMT set 3 crosses the Macaulay Road level crossing at Kensington

Sunday 1 November 2020 01:48 AM
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