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Last updated Monday, 24 January 2022 (1 day ago)

24 photos added in the past 3 days, 33 photos added in the past 7 days, a total of 84,912 photos sorted by when they were uploaded.

  • Monday, 24 January

    14 new photos in the V/Line via the Albion-Jacana goods line, Metro Trains Melbourne trackwork, Sunbury Line Upgrade, EV120 track and overhead inspection vehicle and Melbourne Airport Rail albums

  • Sunday, 23 January

    6 new photos in the V/Line - Regional Rail Link, Transit Systems Victoria, Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group and Pacific National standard gauge grain albums

  • Saturday, 22 January

    4 new photos in the Southern Shorthaul Railroad standard gauge grain, Dee Decker Tours and Pacific National standard gauge grain albums

  • Thursday, 20 January

    1 new photo in the Crown Coaches album

  • Tuesday, 18 January

    5 new photos in the Qube Logistics Apex quarry train, Transdev Melbourne and V/Line - Regional Rail Link albums

  • Monday, 17 January

    3 new photos in the Transdev Melbourne and Transit Systems Victoria albums

  • Sunday, 16 January

    4 new photos in the Qube Logistics interstate steel trains, CDC Melbourne, Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group and Pacific National - North East standard gauge freight albums

  • Saturday, 15 January

    1 new photo in the Southern Shorthaul Railroad standard gauge grain album

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V/Line's new livery - Part 2: railcars

Wednesday 12 May 2010 14:25 PM

Sprinter 7007 was the first of the class to be painted in the new V/Line livery, being launched to the public on September 12th, 2007.

Repainted Sprinter 7007 with 7010 run around at South Kensington

No further Sprinters were painted in the same way as 7007, where the bands ended midway along the train.

Instead the purple band was eliminated, and the red band carried through to the end of the carbody. Sprinter 7002 was first to be released in this variant in November 2007.

Refurbished Sprinter 7002 in the new modified V/Line livery at South Geelong

The final tweak to the livery was a change in the pilot colour to red - it debuted on Sprinter 7015, third of the class to be repainted.

Sprinter 7015 leads 2 more out of South Geelong

All other Sprinters have received the same livery as Sprinter 7015.

As for the two orphans, Sprinter 7002 receiving the red pilots sometime before August 2009, and Sprinter 7007 was repainted sometime between late 2010 and mid 2011.

V/Line's new livery - Part 1: carriages

Wednesday 12 May 2010 00:00 AM

V/Line commenced repainting their carriage fleet into a new grey, white and red livery in late 2007, the offical launch being on September 12th at Southern Cross Station. So where have they gotten up to since?

It took a year for a final version to appear, with carriages being progressively repainted with just a few remaining as of 2010.

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