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Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

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

Pantograph atop a HCMT carriage

Wednesday 10 March 2021 10:39 AM
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Separate air conditioning unit for the cab, and an array of antennas on the HCMT roof

The front antennas atop the cab are for High Capacity Signalling - only sets 11+ have it fitted so far

Wednesday 10 March 2021 10:39 AM
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Roof view of the new Hubner gangway bellows fitted to Siemens trains

Wednesday 10 March 2021 10:37 AM
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Additional antenna atop a X'Trapolis carriage 1660T

Possibly linked to the on-board diagnostics system?

Wednesday 10 March 2021 10:31 AM
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Old and refurbished air conditioning units atop an X'Trapolis train

Wednesday 10 March 2021 10:31 AM
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Roof view of the original style gangway bellows fitted to Siemens trains

Wednesday 3 February 2021 06:49 AM
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Emergency transition coupler stored beneath a HCMT set

Wednesday 20 January 2021 22:29 PM
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HCMT with coupler, horns and anticlimbers visible after the coupler door has been opened

Wednesday 20 January 2021 22:26 PM
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Empty gaps beneath a HCMT carriage door, awaiting installation of the rubber gap filling panels

HCMT fitted with train mounted gap fillers are not to be operated on corridors where PGF (platform mounted gap fillers) are fitted at an offset of 1490mm from track centerline (Burnley and Clifton Hill Group)

Sunday 17 January 2021 21:48 PM
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CRRC builders plate on a HCMT set bogie

Sunday 17 January 2021 21:45 PM
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Pair of horns fitted to a HCMT are hidden beneath the front fairing

Tuesday 12 January 2021 13:51 PM
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Rubber gangway bellows between X'Trapolis train carriages

Saturday 2 January 2021 19:52 PM
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Hubner gangway bellows on a Siemens train stretched on unlevel track

Saturday 2 January 2021 19:46 PM
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Roof view of the new Hubner gangway bellows fitted to Siemens trains

Saturday 2 January 2021 14:06 PM
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Electronic lock gives access to the cab of a HCMT train

Sunday 27 December 2020 10:14 AM
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HCMT set 3 still lacks rubber gap filling panels between the carriages

Friday 18 December 2020 13:01 PM
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EDI Comeng 526M with an orange LED destination board

Monday 23 November 2020 17:01 PM
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Open intercarriage walkway still in place on tread braked Alstom Comeng 479M-1090T-480M

Monday 23 November 2020 16:51 PM
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Open intercarriage walkway still in place on tread braked Alstom Comeng 523M-1112T-524M

Monday 23 November 2020 16:51 PM
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Open intercarriage walkways still in place on Comeng 439M-1069T-336M

Saturday 24 October 2020 16:00 PM
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Smaller gap between Siemens train carriages and platform with the new Hubner gangway bellows

The additional concertina wall fills the gap between carriages, preventing anyone from falling into it

Saturday 24 October 2020 11:42 AM
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Big gap between Siemens train carriages and platform with the original style gangway bellows

Saturday 24 October 2020 11:41 AM
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Additional cables between Comeng carriages 577M-1139T-578M

Part of the upgraded destination board and next train display system

Monday 19 October 2020 13:05 PM
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New Hubner gangway bellows fitted to Siemens (703M-2502T-704M

The additional concertina wall fills the gap between carriages, preventing anyone from falling into it

Monday 19 October 2020 13:02 PM
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