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Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

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

'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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I'm happy to know Bayside Trains listed this CCTV camera in their Year 2000 compliance register

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!

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

18 November 2009 16:10 PM
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