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Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

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

'Data Version 7.0' on the headboard of a Siemens train

Monday 13 January 2014 08:37 AM
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Good to see PTV focusing on the important stuff!

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Monday 13 January 2014 08:34 AM
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Freshly refurbished bogies on a disk braked Comeng train

Note the blue boxes hiding behind the frames - these are the traction motors

Wednesday 8 January 2014 20:08 PM
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Very cramped 'Flemington Racecourse' destination displayed on a Siemens train

Tuesday 31 December 2013 17:19 PM
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Not-quite-right placement of the 'Metro' sticker on the front of a Comeng train

Monday 30 December 2013 18:02 PM
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'Metro' branding still showing from beneath the new PTV logo on an EDI Comeng

Friday 20 December 2013 18:36 PM
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Remains of a Metlink sticker still showing on a PTV-rebranded Comeng

Friday 20 December 2013 08:52 AM
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PTV branding replaces Metro and Metlink stickers on the side of a Siemens train

Friday 13 December 2013 08:54 AM
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Stencilled carriage number on the bottom carbody corner of Comeng 1008T

Friday 25 October 2013 08:09 AM
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Pantograph atop a Comeng train

Wednesday 11 September 2013 15:29 PM
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Comeng 409M with a different coloured yellow on the fibreglass front

Installed after a 2011 level crossing collision with a truck at Springvale

Friday 27 July 2012 08:53 AM
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Mitsubishi motor-alternator beneath an disc braked Comeng

The motor is powered by 1500 V DC power, the alternator produces 415 V AC three phase power to run the air conditioning.

Wednesday 11 July 2012 08:33 AM
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'Not In Service' but passengers on board?

Wednesday 4 July 2012 17:13 PM
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'V/Line Workshops Bendigo' builders plate on a disc braked Comeng bogie

'Under licence to Comeng / LHB'

Saturday 9 June 2012 10:14 AM
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'Comeng - LHB' builders plate on a disc braked Comeng train bogie

LHB is the German locomotives and rolling stock company Linke-Hofmann-Busch, now part of Alstom

Tuesday 22 May 2012 08:35 AM
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New PTV branding on X'Trapolis 145M-148M

Saturday 28 April 2012 11:09 AM
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X'Trapolis 873M named 'Croydon West'

Named for the primary school that won a naming contest back in the early 2000s

Friday 27 April 2012 21:32 PM
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SKF bearings on a disc braked Comeng bogie

Monday 20 February 2012 08:42 AM
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'Princes Bridge' displayed on the rear destination roll of a Hitachi train

Thursday 16 February 2012 18:13 PM
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Disc brake bogies beneath a Comeng carriage

Wednesday 15 February 2012 18:53 PM
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Camshaft unit for a Comeng train, removed from the underside of the M car

The contactors inside the box switch resistors and traction motor windings in and out of various combinations, providing speed control of the train.

Wednesday 15 February 2012 16:32 PM
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Panel repairs on the end corner of Comeng 614M

Wednesday 16 November 2011 07:01 AM
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'Metrom' on the front of EDI Comeng 487M

Friday 11 November 2011 18:18 PM
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Backup kerosene lamp still uncovered beside the headlight of Hitachi 295M

Friday 5 November 2010 17:54 PM
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