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In January 2016 a large proportion of the V/Line VLocity fleet was withdrawn from service due to wheel wear issues, and a few days later they were banned from operations on the suburban network due to level crossing activation issues.

N454 coupled up to VLocity VL15 on a push-pull transfer departing Southern Cross

Tuesday 19 January 2016 10:30 AM
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(3 times this month, 84 times this year)

N454 trails VL15, 3VL36 and N461 on a push-pull VLocity transfer at Southern Cross

Tuesday 19 January 2016 10:15 AM
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(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 110 times this year)

N461 leads VLocity 3VL36 and classmate out of the yard and into a platform at Southern Cross, on a push-pull transfer to Dandenong

Tuesday 19 January 2016 10:15 AM
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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 103 times this year)

N461 now attached to VLocity 3VL36 and classmate for a push-pull transfer to Dandenong

Tuesday 19 January 2016 09:56 AM
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(1 time this month, 77 times this year)

N461 ready to attach to the VLocity transfer

Tuesday 19 January 2016 09:52 AM
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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 81 times this year)

N461 ready to attach to the VLocity transfer

Tuesday 19 January 2016 09:51 AM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 72 times this year)

Train crew wait for a locomotive to couple up to VLocity 3VL36

Tuesday 19 January 2016 09:50 AM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 80 times this year)

25 km/h speed restriction over the North Melbourne flyover

Applied from 11/01/2016, the Weekly Notice described it as a 'Preventative maintenance measure'

Tuesday 19 January 2016 09:13 AM
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(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 113 times this year)

Transition coupler fitted to VLocity 3VL36, ready for a transfer to Dandenong

Tuesday 19 January 2016 09:07 AM
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(5 times this week, 9 times this month, 109 times this year)

Safeworking staff manually activating the level crossing at Furlong Road, St Albans for each train

An interim step to allow VLocity trains back onto on the suburban network following level crossing activation issues.

Monday 18 January 2016 08:33 AM
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(3 times this month, 81 times this year)

N455 and N458 departs Southern Cross, transferring VLocity units VL39 and VL53 to Dandenong for level crossing testing

Sunday 17 January 2016 01:37 AM
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 92 times this year)

N455 and N458 ready to transfer VLocity units VL39 and VL53 to Dandenong for level crossing testing

Saturday 16 January 2016 23:53 PM
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(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 69 times this year)

VLocity VL53 coupled to N455

Saturday 16 January 2016 20:54 PM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 90 times this year)

Transition coupler connects the VLocity train Scharfenberg coupler to the N class knuckle coupler

One of the first locomotive hauled transfer movements to Bombardier Dandenong after VLocity trains were banned from operations on the suburban network due to level crossing activation issues.

Saturday 16 January 2016 20:52 PM
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(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 176 times this year)

VLocity VL39 coupled to N458

Saturday 16 January 2016 20:52 PM
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(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 79 times this year)

N458 at the other end of a push-pull VLocity transfer at Southern Cross

Saturday 16 January 2016 20:52 PM
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(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 112 times this year)

Transition coupler connects the VLocity train Scharfenberg coupler to an N class

Saturday 16 January 2016 20:49 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 100 times this year)

Transition coupler connects the VLocity train Scharfenberg coupler to the N class knuckle coupler

One of the first locomotive hauled transfer movements to Bombardier Dandenong after VLocity trains were banned from operations on the suburban network due to level crossing activation issues.

Saturday 16 January 2016 20:49 PM
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(7 times this week, 24 times this month, 359 times this year)

N455 at one end of a push-pull VLocity transfer at Southern Cross

Saturday 16 January 2016 20:49 PM
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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 94 times this year)

Traralgon and Echuca trains not running over the metropolitan tracks into Southern Cross - passengers have to catch a suburban train to meet it

Saturday 16 January 2016 09:11 AM
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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 106 times this year)
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