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Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

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

'Metro' branding still showing from beneath the new PTV logo on an EDI Comeng

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

5 November 2010 17:54 PM
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Emergency battery operated tail lamp on the nose of Hitachi 285M

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

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

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...

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...

13 October 2010 17:23 PM
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