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High Capacity Metro Train high speed testing on the Werribee line

On the evening of 2 January 2020 HCMT set 2 commenced brake testing runs on the Werribee line, between Newport and Werribee. The train had been delivered to the stabling yard at Newport Workshops a week earlier, hauled by a pair of diesel locomotives.

HCMT set 2 stabled in the sidings at Newport Workshops

Saturday 23 October 2021 10:29 AM
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Departing Laverton for Newport

Friday 3 January 2020 02:03 AM
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Departing Laverton for Newport

Friday 3 January 2020 02:03 AM
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Testing engineers area setup beside the cab

Friday 3 January 2020 02:00 AM
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'STOP do not board: train is testing' signs on the doors

Friday 3 January 2020 02:00 AM
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CCTV cameras monitoring the pantograph atop carriage 9102

Friday 3 January 2020 01:59 AM
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CCTV cameras monitoring the pantograph atop carriage 9102

Friday 3 January 2020 01:59 AM
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CCTV cameras monitoring the pantograph atop carriage 9102

Friday 3 January 2020 01:59 AM
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Hodge podge of Metro decals applied to just one side of carriage 9302

Friday 3 January 2020 01:59 AM
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HCMT arrives back at Laverton, this time on platform 1

Friday 3 January 2020 01:58 AM
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Ready to depart Laverton platform 2 for Newport

Friday 3 January 2020 00:44 AM
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On arrival at Laverton platform 2

Friday 3 January 2020 00:42 AM
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HCMT stopped at Paisley station on the up to check platform clearances

Thursday 2 January 2020 23:58 PM
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Back on the up at Paisley

Thursday 2 January 2020 23:55 PM
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Departing Paisley on the down

Thursday 2 January 2020 23:25 PM
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Paused at the remains of Paisley station to check clearances with the down platform

Thursday 2 January 2020 23:24 PM
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HCMT set heads through Newport South on the down

Thursday 2 January 2020 23:13 PM
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HCMT set finally heads onto the main line at Newport South

Thursday 2 January 2020 23:13 PM
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HCMT set finally heads onto the main line at Newport South

Thursday 2 January 2020 23:12 PM
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Metro Trains staff wait for the test train to exit the yard at Newport

Thursday 2 January 2020 21:04 PM
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HCMT set 2 powered up and waiting to head out on the first test run from Newport

Thursday 2 January 2020 20:17 PM
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