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V/Line bits and pieces

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

'Out of Service' displayed on the side destination board of a VLocity train

Wednesday 30 April 2014 16:55 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 64 times this year)

'Maryborough' displayed on the side destination board of a VLocity train

Wednesday 30 April 2014 16:19 PM
Viewed 633 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 67 times this year)

Trial forwards facing CCTV cameras fitted to VLocity 3VL47

Wednesday 30 April 2014 15:25 PM
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(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 81 times this year)

Underfloor Cummins genset on the 'A' side of a VLocity carriage

Tuesday 18 March 2014 17:38 PM
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(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 64 times this year)

Underfloor Cummins genset on the 'B' side of a VLocity carriage

Tuesday 18 March 2014 17:38 PM
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(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 56 times this year)

Original analogue radio equipment atop a VLocity train cab

Thursday 30 January 2014 15:04 PM
Viewed 649 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 75 times this year)

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

Saturday 18 January 2014 07:34 AM
Viewed 1102 times
(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 147 times this year)

'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!

Tuesday 31 December 2013 17:21 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 79 times this year)

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

Monday 30 December 2013 17:50 PM
Viewed 684 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 57 times this year)

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.

Monday 30 December 2013 17:50 PM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 88 times this year)

Notice at North Melbourne station informing passengers that Geelong trains will no longer stop there

Monday 23 December 2013 08:03 AM
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(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 83 times this year)

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.

Friday 20 December 2013 18:56 PM
Viewed 887 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 70 times this year)

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

Friday 20 December 2013 18:40 PM
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(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 72 times this year)

'Changes to Geelong line services' notice at North Melbourne station

From 22 December 2013 Geelong trains no longer stop at North Melbourne, following the opening of the first stage of Regional Rail Link that bypasses the platforms

Friday 20 December 2013 18:26 PM
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(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 82 times this year)

24 hour time conversion table on the rear of a V/Line pocket timetable

Sunday 6 October 2013 21:22 PM
Viewed 1161 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 92 times this year)

East end of freshly refurbished carriage set N12

Monday 16 September 2013 13:44 PM
Viewed 770 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 74 times this year)

VLocity 1147 with 'This is a quiet carriage' decals

Monday 2 September 2013 08:44 AM
Viewed 1905 times
(4 times this week, 13 times this month, 218 times this year)

Electric truck delivering catering supplies to the buffet in the BRN carriage

Wednesday 14 August 2013 06:58 AM
Viewed 918 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 156 times this year)

Advertising on VLocity carriage 1344 for the 'Monet's Garden' exhibition

Wednesday 31 July 2013 17:11 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 77 times this year)

'Coffee Stop' displayed on the destination board of a VLocity train

Friday 28 June 2013 08:36 AM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 88 times this year)

Toilet truck ready to pump out the toilets of a VLocity train at Southern Cross

Tuesday 28 May 2013 08:51 AM
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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 78 times this year)

Ad-hoc looking sticker on PCJ492, covering the missing carriage number on the van side

Friday 24 May 2013 17:31 PM
Viewed 762 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 71 times this year)

'This is a quiet carriage' advertising on 3VL47

Wednesday 24 April 2013 15:02 PM
Viewed 836 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 86 times this year)

16:31 Seymour train due to depart in 1 minute, but the carriage set is just arriving

Wednesday 27 March 2013 16:29 PM
Viewed 816 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 75 times this year)
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