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High Capacity Metro Trains at Newport Workshops

The new High Capacity Metro Train (HCMT) fleet is being assembled by Downer at the Newport Workshops in Melbourne's west, with the body shells assembled by CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles in China.

More plastic wrapped HCMT carriages stored outside the shed at Newport

Saturday 8 December 2018 18:45 PM
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An unfinished TC car sits beneath the unloading shed

Saturday 8 December 2018 18:45 PM
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More HCMT body shells waiting outside the sheds at Newport

Wednesday 28 November 2018 23:45 PM
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Complete HCMT set now assembled, and waiting for a political photo op

Tuesday 30 October 2018 15:21 PM
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Complete HCMT set now assembled, and waiting for a political photo op

Tuesday 30 October 2018 15:19 PM
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Some work still to be completed to the TC car

Nose door opened to expose the coupler.

Saturday 27 October 2018 14:07 PM
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Pantograph atop a DMp1 carriage

Saturday 27 October 2018 14:07 PM
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Specs of a HCMT carriage TC car

24380 x 3060 x 3880mm in size, 19200 kg gross, 18500 kg net weight

Saturday 27 October 2018 14:04 PM
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Doors leading into stations 1-8, 9-10 and 11-12 of the HCMT production line

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:57 PM
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Traverser parked outside the sheds

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:56 PM
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'Tiltwatch' sensor affixed to a HCMT carriage body

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:52 PM
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NITEQ model RRM-500 hi-rail shunter moving between roads

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:43 PM
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NITEQ model RRM-500 hi-rail shunter moving between roads

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:43 PM
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TC cab carriage hiding inside the shed

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:40 PM
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More HCMT body shells awaiting fitout at Newport

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:39 PM
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More HCMT body shells awaiting fitout at Newport

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:39 PM
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Another completed HCMT carriage on the traverser

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:35 PM
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Mp1, DMp1 and TC1 carriages coupled up to form one end of the first completed HCMT unit

Saturday 27 October 2018 13:35 PM
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HCMT carriage in the process of being fitted out at Newport

Saturday 13 October 2018 07:09 AM
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Three HCMT carriages in the process of being fitted out at Newport

Saturday 13 October 2018 07:09 AM
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Fully painted HCMT 'Tc' motor cab carriage inside the shed at Newport

Friday 28 September 2018 09:58 AM
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Siemens train visible at the far end of the shed at Newport

Friday 28 September 2018 09:58 AM
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Two rows of plastic wrapped HCMT carriage bodies outside the sheds at Newport

Friday 28 September 2018 09:56 AM
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Another plastic wrapped HCMT carriage inside the shed at Newport

Friday 28 September 2018 09:49 AM
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