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HCMT set 6 delivery transfer, September 2019

On the morning of 30 September 2019 the sixth High Capacity Metro Train set was transferred from the Downer facility at Newport Workshops to the future HCMT depot at Pakenham East. Southern Shorthaul Railroad ran the transfer, with S312 and T385 in the lead, followed by a mix of SSR flat wagons loaded with empty spoil containers, then by P18, P17, generator van BVDY51, and finally the HCMT set. The emergency brake was operational onboard the new train, but the ECP service brake was not, hence additional braking wagons were required to accompany the movement.

S312 and T385 lead the transfer through North Melbourne station

Monday 30 September 2019 00:47 AM
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Empty spoil containers make up the braking wagons

Monday 30 September 2019 00:48 AM
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P18 and P17 in the middle of the train

Monday 30 September 2019 00:49 AM
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HCMT carriage 9006 at the front of the transfer

Monday 30 September 2019 00:49 AM
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Lights on inside, and seats fitted

Monday 30 September 2019 00:49 AM
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HCMT carriage 9906 at the rear of the transfer

Monday 30 September 2019 00:50 AM
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