Unusual workings for the V/Line P class locomotives

Over the years V/Line's fleet of P class locomotives have been seen on some unusual workings. Here is a selection. Freight Australia liveried P23 on hire to V/Line, leading an eight car push-pull H set out of Geelong on a Commonwealth Games special (March 24, 2006) P17 with a PH...

Last full V/Line Passenger MkII liveried train

Yesterday, Sunday 15th September, the last ever full V/Line Passenger MkII red and blue liveried train was run, consisting of N465+N18 (ACN54-BRN52-BN1).

Fleet consists as of March 2013

V/Line Classic Fleet consists as of March 2013: N sets SN1: ACN3-BRN53-BDN50-BN2-BN19 N3: ACN9-BRN47-BN8 N4: ACN12-BRN44-BN11 N5: ACN15-BRN40-BN13 VN6: ACN18-BRN38-ACN42-BRN41-BN14 VN8: ACN24-BRN34-ACN57-BRN56-BN55 FN9: ACN27-BRN32-BN26-BN17 N10: ACN30-BRN29-BN28 N11: ACN33-BRN31-BN25 N12: ACN36-BRN35-BN23 N13: ACN39-BRN37-BN16 SN15: ACN45-BRN43-BDN21-BN10-BN5 SN16: ACN48-BRN46-BDN6-BN7-BN22 N17: ACN51-BRN49-BN4 N18: ACN54-BRN52-BN1 H sets SH21: BCH121-BIH181-BTH161 SSH22: BCH122-BIH182-BH142-BIH184-BH149-BTH162 SH23: BCH123-BIH183-BTH163 SH24: BCH124-BH144-BTH164...

Quiet carriages on V/Line VLocity trains

In January 2013 V/Line launched ‘Quiet carriages’ on their VLocity trains.

V/Line's new livery - Part 3: locomotives

V/Line started repainted carriages and railcars in their new livery in mid 2007, but it took over a year for the first locomotive to emerge. New liveried N468 was the first locomotive to be painted into the new livery, being released in May 2008. This livery was a one off,...

V/Line's new livery - Part 2: railcars

Sprinter 7007 was the first of the class to be painted in the new V/Line livery, being launched to the public on September 12th, 2007. No further Sprinters were painted in the same way as 7007, where the bands ended midway along the train. Instead the purple band was eliminated,...

V/Line's new livery - Part 1: carriages

V/Line commenced repainting their carriage fleet into a new grey, white and red livery in late 2007, the offical launch being on September 12th at Southern Cross Station. So where have they gotten up to since? It took a year for a final version to appear, with carriages being progressively...

Fleet consists as of October 2009

V/Line rollingstock and railcar fleet effective as of 5th October 2009: Colour coded version (shows set/car liveries and statuses) Plain version (best for printing)

New V/Line Mk3 Livery Update - 2 Years On

Two years on from the official launch of the new V/Line Mk3 livery, the following rolling stock has been painted in it:-

Power operated doors on N set carriages

Since 2009 all V/Line carriage sets have had exterior doors leading into the passenger saloon have had an external locking mechanism, following the completion of the rollout of power operated doors to all N, Z and S type carriages.

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