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V/Line bits and pieces

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

One-off inter-carriage connections still fitted to carriage set SSH26

Originally fitted in 2010 when it was 5-car set VSH26: when the extra carriage was added, so was an extra set of rubber vestibules

5 June 2017 17:38 PM
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Clean looking BH carriage in the middle of a SSH carriage set

Said carriage got shuffled into this set when it was extended from 5 to 6 carriages

16 May 2017 08:35 AM
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Mid-1990s era V/Line signage at South Geelong station

14 May 2017 16:34 PM
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V/Line service running express from Geelong to South Geelong?

There aren't any current or former stations between the two!

2 May 2017 11:22 AM
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Reserved seating car numbers on a VLocity train

Car 'B' at the east end, 'C' at the west end, and 'D' in the middle!

29 April 2017 10:33 AM
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V/Line platform staff at Southern Cross now have a tablet computer to keep them updated

18 April 2017 08:13 AM
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Cummins 6BT5.9G generator set beneath a VLocity railcar

5.9 litre inline 6-cylinder diesel engine rated at 85 kW

22 March 2017 16:18 PM
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Cummins QSK19-R main engine horizontally mounted beneath a VLocity railcar

19-litre inline 6-cylinder diesel engine rated at 559 kW (750 hp).

22 March 2017 16:18 PM
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Dedicated V/Line timetable for Deer Park and Ardeer passengers at Sunshine station

Required between these two stations are served by V/Line services both the Ballarat and Geelong lines

19 March 2017 08:34 AM
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Clean looking 13xx centre car VLocity VL02, the two end carriages are much dirtier

PTV livery was applied at the same time as the centre 13xx car was inserted - which makes the difference in cleanliness all the more bizzare

16 March 2017 16:12 PM
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Original style 'Door unlocked when light on / push door to open' sticker on an N set

14 March 2017 18:23 PM
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'When light is green / Push door to open' stickers on an N set carriage

These have replaced the original stickers, which led passengers to treat the 'door open' light as a pushbutton

10 March 2017 09:04 AM
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Covered over rust patches on carriage BRN49

27 February 2017 12:33 PM
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Toilet truck does the rounds of the carriage sets at Southern Cross

17 February 2017 14:25 PM
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Open doors on both sides of an N set carriage at Southern Cross Station

6 February 2017 08:52 AM
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'100 years of Travellers Aid' decal on the side of VLocity carriage 1358

28 January 2017 11:24 AM
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Original analogue radio equipment on the roof of Sprinter 7020

20 January 2017 08:20 AM
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'Waurn Ponds' available as a Sprinter destination board item

17 January 2017 18:00 PM
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Carriage BTN251 at Southern Cross Station

10 January 2017 08:26 AM
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Remains of the guard's periscope on the east end roof of carriage ACN51

3 January 2017 17:30 PM
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Clean bogie beneath newly completed VLocity VL62

12 December 2016 08:59 AM
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Clean bogie beneath newly completed VLocity VL62

12 December 2016 08:59 AM
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'Goninan Quality' badge on a Sprinter train

6 December 2016 08:28 AM
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BTN264 and BZN252 around the 'wrong' way as cars D and E on a 5-car N sets

Normal order has BZN carriage with disabled toilet before the BTN carriage

5 December 2016 08:43 AM
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