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X'Trapolis transfer, December 2018

On 11 December 2018 T381 and T386 with power van BVDY52 transferred X'Trapolis train 965M-1683T-966M and 935M-1668T-936M from Newport Workshops via North Melbourne and North Geelong to the Alstom plant at Ballarat North for modification works.

T381 leads T386 on the down transfer through the railway gates at Lydiard Street

Tuesday 11 December 2018 16:31 PM
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X'Trapolis 965M and 936M cross Lydiard Street in the middle of the transfer

Tuesday 11 December 2018 16:32 PM
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Power van BVDY52 at the tail end of the transfer at Ballarat

Tuesday 11 December 2018 16:32 PM
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T381 and T386 on arrival at Ballarat North

Tuesday 11 December 2018 16:43 PM
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Cloud of dust from the brake pipe, after T381 and T386 are uncoupled

Tuesday 11 December 2018 16:50 PM
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T381 and T386 are prepared to run a second X'Trapolis set back to Melbourne

Tuesday 11 December 2018 16:56 PM
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X'Trapolis sets 923M-1662T-924M and 31M-1316T-32M ready to be transferred back to Melbourne

But they didn't head back that night, due to a lack of time

Tuesday 11 December 2018 16:56 PM
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T381 and T386 are prepared to run a second X'Trapolis set back to Melbourne

Instead they headed back with just van BVDY52, due to a lack of time

Tuesday 11 December 2018 17:11 PM
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Power van BVDY52 is shunted by a hi-rail tractor at Ballarat North

Intended to run a second X'Trapolis set back to Melbourne, they ran out of time and T381 and T386 took it home

Tuesday 11 December 2018 17:12 PM
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