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VICERS vigilance control system

In 2006 the installation of the Vigilance, Control and Event Recording System (VICERS) commenced on all suburban electric trains in Melbourne. Originally due to be completed by 2010, it took until 2012 for the system to finally be tested and commissioned.

VICERS equipment cabinet beneath the seats of a Siemens M car

Monday 16 February 2015 18:48 PM
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Alstom Comengs 638M and 680M stabled at Melbourne Yard

With 'not in service' signs in the doors, it is being used to test the new VICERS vigilance control system

Monday 16 April 2012 08:47 AM
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Dataplate on one of two underseat boxes in a 2nd series X'Trapolis M car: this one holds the VICERS equipment

Wednesday 23 November 2011 17:52 PM
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Roof of Comeng 305M with VICERS equipment fitted

Also note the ground plane antenna baseplate - early M cars had this type, later models were different

Friday 16 November 2007 12:56 PM
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EDI Comeng with VICERS equipment replacing the periscope

Monday 20 August 2007 14:52 PM
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Extra roof details on odd-numbered Alstom Comeng with VICERS mods

Tuesday 17 April 2007 15:21 PM
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Guard's periscope still in place atop Comeng 522M

VICERS (vigilance control) installation yet to be completed on this set

Tuesday 17 April 2007 15:19 PM
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Removed periscopes on Comeng 401M for VICERS (vigilance control) installation

Sunday 8 April 2007 17:44 PM
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Periscopes removed from Comeng 333M for installation of VICERS vigilance control equipment

Sunday 8 April 2007 09:26 AM
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