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Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

Photos of bits and pieces on and around Melbourne's suburban trains

Emergency battery operated tail lamp on the nose of Hitachi 285M

Friday 5 November 2010 10:12 AM
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Different style ground plane antenna on Comeng 302M: the first few sets had this style

Wednesday 3 November 2010 19:12 PM
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Comeng 666M with a 'temporary' style Metro logo on the front

Wednesday 27 October 2010 09:41 AM
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You wonder why you would bother removing one Metlink logo, only to stick a slightly different version of the top...

Tuesday 26 October 2010 09:18 AM
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Transition coupler under a new X'Trapolis: with no grime you can actually see the thing...

Wednesday 13 October 2010 17:23 PM
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I'm happy to know Bayside Trains listed this CCTV camera in their Year 2000 compliance register

Wednesday 15 September 2010 11:46 AM
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Blue dot in the middle of the 'O' on Siemens 761M: one story says crews are sticking them on trains to confuse gunzels!

Tuesday 14 September 2010 09:09 AM
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Hitachi lead motor car 279M

Monday 9 August 2010 08:31 AM
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Hitachi middle motors 293M and 280M

Monday 9 August 2010 08:31 AM
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New looking pantograph on Hitachi 294M

Monday 9 August 2010 08:31 AM
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592M with most of the 'Metro' sticker missing on the nose

Friday 6 August 2010 08:27 AM
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The two type of Comeng bogies: tread braked 376M to the left, disc braked 592M to the right

EDI refurbished trains are only tread braked, Alstom refurbished trains are a mix of tread and disk braked sets.

Wednesday 17 March 2010 08:21 AM
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Dints in the roof of Comeng 1140T

Monday 22 February 2010 18:11 PM
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Another view of the upgraded aircon - just a bigger fan strapped on top

Monday 1 February 2010 17:44 PM
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Upgraded air conditioning unit on Comeng 541M

Monday 1 February 2010 17:44 PM
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Piles of brake blocks line a suburban train stabling siding

Saturday 28 November 2009 11:45 AM
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Handing out flyers for a 'Goodbye to Connex' party outside Flinders Street

Wednesday 18 November 2009 16:11 PM
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Handing out flyers for a 'Goodbye to Connex' party outside Flinders Street

Wednesday 18 November 2009 16:10 PM
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Repaired panel on Siemens 701M, damaged when it was delivered to Australia

Thursday 10 April 2008 11:08 AM
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Repaired panel on Siemens 701M, damaged when it was delivered to Australia

Thursday 10 April 2008 11:08 AM
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Drivers air conditioning on the roof of 197M

Added in late 2007/early 2008 and fitted to the entire operational fleet.

Tuesday 4 March 2008 18:43 PM
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Trial drivers air-conditioning unit on Hitachi 23M, now removed and replaced

Added in late 2006, removed by late 2007/early 2008

Friday 10 August 2007 08:08 AM
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Roof detail on Alstom and EDI Comeng

Tuesday 17 April 2007 15:19 PM
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Collision damage at the roof line of Comeng 1140T

Tuesday 17 April 2007 08:07 AM
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