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V/Line bits and pieces

Just bits and pieces of V/Line trains, locomotives, carriages and railcars

East end power connections of modified 6-carriage H set SSH28

Originally H sets would only be a maximum of five carriages long due to wiring restrictions - this set has been modified to allow a sixth carriage to be added.

13 May 2014 12:54 PM
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West end power connections of modified 6-carriage H set SSH28

Originally H sets would only be a maximum of five carriages long due to wiring restrictions - this set has been modified to allow a sixth carriage to be added.

13 May 2014 12:53 PM
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'No push pull mode' notice on modified 6-carriage H set SSH28

Originally H sets would only be a maximum of five carriages long due to wiring restrictions - this set has been modified to allow a sixth carriage to be added.

13 May 2014 12:53 PM
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All the V/Line morning services are arriving late into Southern Cross Station

13 May 2014 08:55 AM
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Disconnected HEP (head end power) connections between the two 3-carriage portions of a P class hauled push-pull consist

The P class at either end powers the attached carriage set, with the MU (multiple unit) jumper linking the two locomotives.

13 May 2014 08:35 AM
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'Out of Service' displayed on the side destination board of a VLocity train

30 April 2014 16:55 PM
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'Maryborough' displayed on the side destination board of a VLocity train

30 April 2014 16:19 PM
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Trial forwards facing CCTV cameras fitted to VLocity 3VL47

30 April 2014 15:25 PM
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Underfloor Cummins genset on the 'A' side of a VLocity carriage

18 March 2014 17:38 PM
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Underfloor Cummins genset on the 'B' side of a VLocity carriage

18 March 2014 17:38 PM
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Original analogue radio equipment atop a VLocity train cab

30 January 2014 15:04 PM
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Diesel genset beneath the floor of an N type carriage

They kick into operation when the Head End Power supply from the locomotive or power van drops out, allowing the lights and air conditioning to continue working

18 January 2014 07:34 AM
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'Not in operation' notice on the Geelong line timetable at North Melbourne station

Wrong for two reasons: a summer timetable is in place, and no Geelong trains stop here anymore!

31 December 2013 17:21 PM
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Original style cab window on VLocity VL18

The back half of the window pane slides open, but the weather seal is crap, leading to wind noise

30 December 2013 17:50 PM
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Modified cab window on VLocity VL18

VL23 was the trial unit, with sets VL42 onwards receiving the feature from new. The solid window pane and a small but well sealed portal reduced wind noise, and also serves as an improved emergency exit.

30 December 2013 17:50 PM
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Notice at North Melbourne station informing passengers that Geelong trains will no longer stop there

23 December 2013 08:03 AM
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Marshall train next to depart at North Melbourne, on the last day of Geelong line trains stopping at North Melbourne station

Note the 'Runs express between Newport and Laverton' notice at the bottom.

20 December 2013 18:56 PM
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Last day of Geelong line trains stopping at North Melbourne, with a Warrnambool train next to depart

Note the phantom station between South Geelong and Marshall being skipped - the long closed Geelong Racecourse

20 December 2013 18:40 PM
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'Changes to Geelong line services' notice at North Melbourne station

20 December 2013 18:26 PM
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24 hour time conversion table on the rear of a V/Line pocket timetable

6 October 2013 21:22 PM
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East end of freshly refurbished carriage set N12

16 September 2013 13:44 PM
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VLocity 1147 with 'This is a quiet carriage' decals

2 September 2013 08:44 AM
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Electric truck delivering catering supplies to the buffet in the BRN carriage

14 August 2013 06:58 AM
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Advertising on VLocity carriage 1344 for the 'Monet's Garden' exhibition

31 July 2013 17:11 PM
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