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V/Line - VLocity train issues, 2016

In January 2016 a large proportion of the V/Line VLocity fleet was withdrawn from service due to wheel wear issues, and a few days later they were banned from operations on the suburban network due to level crossing activation issues.

Automatic rail greaser for up trains approaching Sunshine from Deer Park

Friday 30 March 2018 17:44 PM
Viewed 552 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 57 times this year)

Automated rail lubricator at the Southern Cross approach to the North Melbourne flyover

Tuesday 12 December 2017 08:54 AM
Viewed 635 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 4 times this year)

Automatic rail greaser for down trains departing Sunshine towards Deer Park

Sunday 20 August 2017 16:08 PM
Viewed 753 times
(6 times this week, 13 times this month, 62 times this year)

Smearing of grease on the running rails before the sharp curve at Sunshine

Sunday 20 August 2017 16:08 PM
Viewed 681 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 38 times this year)

New lengths of rail awaiting installation on the tight curve into Sunshine station

Friday 30 June 2017 16:19 PM
Viewed 689 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 49 times this year)

Automatic rail greasers for down trains departing the North Melbourne flyover

Friday 9 June 2017 11:06 AM
Viewed 736 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 86 times this year)

Dual automatic rail greaser for down trains departing the North Melbourne flyover

Sunday 11 December 2016 10:28 AM
Viewed 637 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 90 times this year)

Dual automatic rail greaser for down trains departing the North Melbourne flyover

Sunday 11 December 2016 10:28 AM
Viewed 725 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 86 times this year)

Dual automatic rail greasers for down trains departing the North Melbourne flyover

Sunday 11 December 2016 10:27 AM
Viewed 746 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 85 times this year)

Automatic rail greaser in the 'north' rail for broad gauge trains on the North Melbourne flyover

The top greaser is for up broad gauge trains, the bottom greaser is for down broad gauge trains, with the dual gauge track to Dynon crossing between the two

Sunday 11 December 2016 10:24 AM
Viewed 859 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 106 times this year)

Automatic rail greaser for up broad gauge trains approaching the North Melbourne flyover

Sunday 11 December 2016 10:23 AM
Viewed 741 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 98 times this year)

'More V/Line trains back in service' notice

Monday 18 April 2016 09:11 AM
Viewed 790 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 95 times this year)

A66 tails VL13 and 3VL30 as they shunt over to the platforms to change ends

On their way from Dudley Street to Bombardier Dandenong via Southern Cross and South Kensington

Monday 7 March 2016 09:23 AM
Viewed 929 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 98 times this year)

A66 tails VL13 and 3VL30 as they shunt over to the platforms to change ends

On their way from Dudley Street to Bombardier Dandenong via Southern Cross and South Kensington

Monday 7 March 2016 09:23 AM
Viewed 1015 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 99 times this year)

Transition coupler fitted to VLocity VL13 for a locomotive hauled transfer

Monday 7 March 2016 09:18 AM
Viewed 1183 times
(4 times this week, 18 times this month, 149 times this year)

Transition coupler fitted to VLocity VL13 for a locomotive hauled transfer

Monday 7 March 2016 09:18 AM
Viewed 917 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 101 times this year)

Fresh bogie and wheelsets beneath VLocity carriage 1142

Monday 7 March 2016 09:05 AM
Viewed 1217 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 120 times this year)

VL13 and 3VL30 ready for a transfer to Dandenong behind A66

Monday 7 March 2016 08:52 AM
Viewed 701 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 79 times this year)

Fresh bogie and wheelsets beneath VLocity carriage 1123

Monday 7 March 2016 08:51 AM
Viewed 898 times
(3 times this week, 13 times this month, 138 times this year)

Loose pandrol clips following rail replacement works at Spion Kop

Thursday 3 March 2016 18:09 PM
Viewed 1220 times
(3 times this week, 12 times this month, 95 times this year)

1 in 2 pandrol clips in place as rail replacement works are completed at Spion Kop

Thursday 3 March 2016 18:09 PM
Viewed 785 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 64 times this year)

Grease covers the flange side of the 'outside' rail over the North Melbourne flyover

Thursday 3 March 2016 18:07 PM
Viewed 829 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 104 times this year)

'Temporary travel changes' notice at Footscray station directing passengers to replacement coaches

Tuesday 1 March 2016 08:35 AM
Viewed 656 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 99 times this year)

Sign at Southern Cross Station listing V/Line bus replacements for Monday-Friday

Saturday 27 February 2016 06:01 AM
Viewed 971 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 96 times this year)
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Viewed 4161 times (3 times this week, 4 times this month, 289 times this year)