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V/Line - Z type carriage bogie cracks

In January 2013 V/Line's fleet of Z type carriages were removed from service due to cracking occurring in the bogies. Replacement bogies were eventually sourced, with the carriages back in service by late 2016.

Freshly refurbished bogies beneath carriage BZN266

22 July 2017 14:35 PM
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Two Z type carriages back in service with new bogies - BZN276 and BTN264

31 July 2014 08:20 AM
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Bogie beneath a 'Z' car painted white so that frame cracks can be monitored

3 June 2014 20:34 PM
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Refurbished bogie beneath carriage BTN268

24 April 2014 14:23 PM
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BZN265 and classmate in storage at Newport Workshops with cracked bogies

17 August 2013 16:34 PM
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White paint on the bogies beneath carriage BTN263

The paint is around the bearing surfaces to show up cracks as they develop

27 October 2010 08:53 AM
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