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Regional Rail Link test trains

Testing and works trains on Regional Rail Link before the official commencement of passenger services

Driver of VLocity VL11 changes ends on the goods line at Brooklyn

4 December 2014 09:10 AM
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And off towards Manor junction, VLocity VL09 on the other side of the Deer Park Bypass

7 October 2014 11:40 AM
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VLocity VL09 headed along the RRL tracks at Deer Park Junction

7 October 2014 11:40 AM
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VLocity VL09 headed along the RRL tracks at Deer Park Junction

7 October 2014 11:40 AM
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VLocity VL09 arrives at Deer Park Junction

7 October 2014 11:39 AM
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Points at Deer Park Junction have been thrown for the RRL tracks

7 October 2014 11:34 AM
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Engineers check the signals at Deer Park Junction

7 October 2014 10:55 AM
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Signalling engineers arrive at Deer Park Junction

7 October 2014 10:53 AM
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First RRL test train was an N class light engine for signal sighting trials

N465 was the locomotive

6 October 2014 15:25 PM
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(1 time this month, 86 times this year)

Approaching the Greens Road overpass and the Wyndham Vale cutting

6 July 2014 10:37 AM
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The 'consolidation train' passing over the newly laid tracks

Between 3 July and 7 July 2014 this loaded ballast train operated over the new tracks at a maximum of 80 km per hour, until 100,000 tonnes of load are put onto them.

6 July 2014 10:37 AM
Viewed 556 times, 59 times this year)

B80 approaching the turnback siding at Wyndham Vale station, located just south of the Greens Road overpass

Between 3 July and 7 July 2014 this loaded ballast train operated over the new tracks at a maximum of 80 km per hour, until 100,000 tonnes of load are put onto them.

6 July 2014 10:37 AM
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(2 times this month, 81 times this year)

B80 leading the push-pull train, with B76 in the rear

6 July 2014 10:37 AM
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(1 time this month, 58 times this year)

The massive flyover at Manor Junction is just visible in the background

Headed towards the Black Forest Road overpass on the up, travelling on the down track

6 July 2014 10:37 AM
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Push-pull ballast train heading north on the down track near Manor Junction

6 July 2014 10:36 AM
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VLocity VL11 heads back towards the city, on a test run along the new Regional Rail Link tracks at Sunshine

26 June 2014 08:39 AM
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(1 time this month, 38 times this year)

VLocity on the RRL tracks at Sunshine runs parallel with a Comeng on the suburban tracks

26 June 2014 08:35 AM
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(6 times this month, 64 times this year)

VLocity VL11 waiting on the new Regional Rail Link tracks outside Sunshine, on a driver training run

26 June 2014 08:17 AM
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(2 times this month, 30 times this year)

N464 and classmate at Southern Cross platform 15 between RRL driver training runs

12 July 2013 17:35 PM
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N463 heads south along the Through Goods Line beside North Melbourne station

Operating a driver training run over the new RRL tracks

10 July 2013 16:24 PM
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N461 passes North Melbourne station on the new goods bypass tracks

Operating a driver training run over the new RRL tracks

10 July 2013 16:22 PM
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N461 heads towards Southern Cross platform 15 along the new RRL tracks beside North Melbourne station

Operating a driver training run over the new RRL tracks

10 July 2013 16:11 PM
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N461 waiting at Southern Cross platform 15 before another RRL related driver training run

10 July 2013 15:48 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 27 times this year)

N461 at Southern Cross platform 16, in between driver training runs on the new Regional Rail Link tracks

9 July 2013 14:52 PM
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(4 times this month, 39 times this year)
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