August 17, 2017

Bombardier completes 200th VLocity DMU for Victoria

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A V/Line VLocity DMU operating a regional service in Victoria. A V/Line VLocity DMU operating a regional service in Victoria.

BOMBARDIER has rolled out the 200th VLocity DMU from its Dandenong factory for Public Transport Victoria for operation on regional services in the Australian state of Victoria.


The first VLocity trains were introduced in 2005. The 160km/h DMUs are powered by Cummins QSK19R engines and each three-car train accommodates 216 passengers. Bombardier maintains the trains along with V/Line’s classic fleet in West Melbourne.

The VLocity fleet has formed part of Victoria’s policy to expand regional services in the state, where passenger traffic on regional services grew by more than 19% in 2016.

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