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V/Line corridor mapping project

In August 2019 V/Line locomotive P12 was fitted with GPS, LIDAR and 360 degree camera equipment and sent all over Victoria to collect data about the rail network. In April 2020 a second survey was undertaken by locomotive P15, with ground penetrating radar equipment supplied by Zetica Rail used to measure trackbed condition, including ballast depth, fouling and roughness.

Zetica Rail ground penetrating radar equipment fitted to the end of P15

Used to measure trackbed condition, including ballast depth, fouling and roughness

Thursday 23 April 2020 19:36 PM
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P12 and P15 pass through Sunshine on an inspection run from Warrnambool

Thursday 23 April 2020 19:36 PM
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P12 departs Southern Cross on an inspection run to Lara via Werribee

Monday 12 August 2019 11:55 AM
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P12 departs Southern Cross on an inspection run to Lara via Werribee

Monday 12 August 2019 11:55 AM
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P12 between VLocity VL47 and VL13 at Southern Cross

Monday 12 August 2019 11:50 AM
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LIDAR, NovAtel GPS receiver, and 360 degree camera equipment mounted to the front of P12

Monday 12 August 2019 11:43 AM
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P12 arrives at Southern Cross from South Dynon, having travelled via South Kensington

Monday 12 August 2019 11:43 AM
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P12 shunts out of Southern Cross following the surveying run

Friday 9 August 2019 15:12 PM
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LIDAR, NovAtel GPS receiver, and 360 degree camera equipment mounted to the front of P12

Friday 9 August 2019 15:12 PM
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LIDAR, NovAtel GPS receiver, and 360 degree camera equipment mounted to the front of P12

Friday 9 August 2019 15:12 PM
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P12 on arrival at Southern Cross Station

Equipment bracket mounted on this end of the locomotive as well, but nothing fitted

Friday 9 August 2019 15:12 PM
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P12 crosses the North Melbourne flyover after a surveying run to Swan Hill and Echuca

Note the camera, LIDAR and GPS equipment bolted to the front of the engine

Friday 9 August 2019 15:05 PM
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