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X'Trapolis transfer, July 2018

On 18 July 2018 brand new X'Trapolis train 273M-1437T-274M and 275M-1438T-276M was transferred from the Alstom factory at Ballarat North to Epping Workshops, behind SSR T classes T381 and T363. The two locomotives and power van BVDY52 arrived at Ballarat from South Dynon the day before, travelling via Newport and North Geelong.

Power van BVDY52 ready to go at the Ballarat North Workshops

Wednesday 18 July 2018 15:23 PM
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New version of the Metro livery on X'Trapolis 275M

The 'Metro' logo is now smaller so that it fits onto the carbody side, removing the need for one-off decals for the front sets of saloon doors

Wednesday 18 July 2018 15:23 PM
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T381 and T363 ready to lead the train out of the Ballarat North Workshops

Wednesday 18 July 2018 15:30 PM
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T381 leads the transfer up Warrenheip Bank out of Ballarat

Wednesday 18 July 2018 16:09 PM
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T381 leads the transfer up Warrenheip Bank out of Ballarat

Wednesday 18 July 2018 16:09 PM
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X'Trapolis 274M trailing the transfer at Warrenheip

Wednesday 18 July 2018 16:09 PM
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Paralleling the train at Navigators

Wednesday 18 July 2018 16:14 PM
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Original (left) and modified (right) Metro logos on the side of X'Trapolis carriages 273M and 276M

The 'Metro' logo is now smaller so that it fits onto the carbody side, removing the need for one-off decals for the front sets of saloon doors

Wednesday 18 July 2018 16:14 PM
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T381 leading the transfer through Yendon

Wednesday 18 July 2018 16:18 PM
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Stopped to let the train pass at Yendon

Wednesday 18 July 2018 16:18 PM
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Tail end of the transfer at Lal Lal

Wednesday 18 July 2018 16:23 PM
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About to cross the Midland Highway at Elaine

Wednesday 18 July 2018 16:34 PM
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Headed down the grade at Bell Post Hill

Wednesday 18 July 2018 17:23 PM
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T381 and T363 waiting at North Geelong C for a path onto the main line

Wednesday 18 July 2018 17:34 PM
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T381 and T363 waiting at North Geelong C for a path onto the main line

Wednesday 18 July 2018 17:35 PM
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T381 and T363 waiting at North Geelong C for a path onto the main line

Wednesday 18 July 2018 18:09 PM
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