Any pictures of these new blue and yellow stripes on the Alstoms? To be honest I haven't been on a train for a while now.Picture a normal Alstom Comeng front, but with a set of brand new blue and yellow stripes.
They are exactly the same design as before, just new, so there is a contrast between the bright stripes and the faded fibreglass front.
As a resident of Frankston, Dandenong and Sandringham lines, it's so very strange to see a grey-front Comeng with no electronic desto headboard.Now you have to put up with what the northsiders have had to put up with - not knowing where the train is headed...
I believe the set with 574M was one of the test sets for VICERS. I remember seeing stickers in the cab of 574M a few months ago stating that it had been VICERS equipped and not to be divided.
From Locolines January 2006:
Two 6 car sets, 307 - 308, 457 - 458 from the old South fleet and 573 - 574, 587 - 588 from the old North fleet have been fitted with