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High Capacity Metro Trains enter service

On 27 December 2020 the first High Capacity Metro Train carried passengers, HCMT set 11 did the honours running a single service from Pakenham to Flinders Street Station and return. The day was low key, with no special ceremonies to mark the occasion and little media attention, the train full of the families of those who built the train, and a gaggle of railfans who found out that the train was running.

First up HCMT run from Pakenham listed as an 'Express via Richmond' service

27 December 2020 09:07 AM
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First up HCMT run from Pakenham listed as an 'Express via Richmond' service

27 December 2020 09:19 AM
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HCMT set 11 arrives into Murrumbeena on the up with the first public service

27 December 2020 09:21 AM
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HCMT set 11 arrives into Murrumbeena on the up with the first public service

27 December 2020 09:21 AM
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HCMT set 11 arrives into Murrumbeena on the up with the first public service

27 December 2020 09:21 AM
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HCMT 11 headed around the curve into Richmond on the up

27 December 2020 09:36 AM
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HCMT set 11 pauses at Southern Cross Station

27 December 2020 09:46 AM
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HCMT 11 headed over the Flinders Street Viaduct curve on the up

27 December 2020 09:47 AM
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HCMT 11 waiting at Flinders Street platform 6

27 December 2020 09:51 AM
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HCMT set 11 awaiting departure time from Flinders Street platform 6

Alongside Alstom Comeng 655M and X'Trapolis 123M

27 December 2020 09:52 AM
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HCMT set 11 departs Murrumbeena station on a down Pakenham service

27 December 2020 10:14 AM
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