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Hitachi retirement transfers, 2015

After being withdrawn from service and stored at Macaulay, the final three Hitachi trains were been reactivated and transferred to Newport Workshops awaiting their final fate in September-October 2015.

With 'Camberwell' on the destination roll, Hitachi 285M approaches Spotswood bound for Newport Workshops

Saturday 10 October 2015 09:15 AM
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(12 times this month, 137 times this year)

Hitachi 278M passes under the West Gate Bridge at Spotswood

Saturday 10 October 2015 09:15 AM
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(7 times this month, 113 times this year)

Hitachi 278M passes under the West Gate Bridge, leading the final transfer from Macaulay to Newport Workshops

Saturday 10 October 2015 09:15 AM
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(9 times this month, 122 times this year)

Hitachi 275M trails the transfer at South Kensington

Saturday 19 September 2015 08:47 AM
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(6 times this month, 128 times this year)

Lots of dirt visible on the side of Hitachi 279M at South Kensington on transfer to Newport Workshops

Saturday 19 September 2015 08:47 AM
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(5 times this month, 97 times this year)

Hitachi 279M leads the transfer towards Newport at South Kensington

Saturday 19 September 2015 08:46 AM
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(3 times this month, 127 times this year)

Hitachi 279M trails the transfer at Southern Cross, bound for Flinders Street to change ends

Saturday 19 September 2015 08:25 AM
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(4 times this month, 103 times this year)

Hitachi 275M leads the transfer at Southern Cross, bound for Flinders Street to change ends

Saturday 19 September 2015 08:25 AM
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(5 times this month, 112 times this year)

Hitachi 279M being prepared at Macaulay for the transfer to Newport Workshops

Saturday 19 September 2015 07:49 AM
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(5 times this month, 137 times this year)

Hitachi 279M and 278M in long term storage in the sidings at Macaulay

Saturday 12 September 2015 08:18 AM
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(19 times this month, 129 times this year)

Yellow paint marks where the Hitachi train has been parked at Macaulay

Saturday 12 September 2015 08:15 AM
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(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 140 times this year)

Dust covered Hitachi 1977T stored at Macaulay

Saturday 12 September 2015 08:13 AM
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(10 times this month, 139 times this year)

Hitachi 277M and 286M stored at Macaulay

Saturday 12 September 2015 08:03 AM
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(2 times this week, 17 times this month, 128 times this year)

Hitachi 278M in long term storage in the sidings at Macaulay

Saturday 12 September 2015 08:02 AM
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(7 times this month, 97 times this year)

Hitachi 279M in long term storage in the sidings at Macaulay

Saturday 12 September 2015 07:56 AM
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(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 117 times this year)

Hitachi 295M trails the transfer outside Footscray

Saturday 5 September 2015 09:33 AM
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(15 times this month, 169 times this year)

Hitachi 282M leads the train at Footscray

With Comeng 338M in the foreground with an up Sunbury service

Saturday 5 September 2015 09:33 AM
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(2 times this week, 25 times this month, 186 times this year)

Hitachi 296M with rear mounted pantograph in the middle of the consist

Saturday 5 September 2015 09:13 AM
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(12 times this month, 143 times this year)

Cement dust covers the side of Hitachi 295M at North Melbourne

The sidings at Macaulay are next door to a cement batching plant and sheltered by the CityLink viaduct - so dust never gets washed off

Saturday 5 September 2015 09:13 AM
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(12 times this month, 176 times this year)

Hitachi 295M finally departs the sidings at Macaulay

Saturday 5 September 2015 09:10 AM
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(14 times this month, 150 times this year)

Pantograph finally raised on Hitachi 282M at Macaulay

Saturday 5 September 2015 07:52 AM
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(9 times this month, 146 times this year)

Hitachi 279M still dead, but 282M has been prepared for departure

Saturday 5 September 2015 07:51 AM
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(8 times this month, 130 times this year)

Hitachi 279M and 282M in long term storage in the sidings at Macaulay

With a third Hitachi set led by 278M parked in another siding

Monday 22 September 2014 08:40 AM
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(8 times this month, 165 times this year)
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