Comeng

Comeng train led by 332M heading towards Flinders Street, Footscray, 18 December 2017.

Road numbers:

301M–304M, 307M–314M, 316M–387M, 389M–468M, 471M–532M, 534M–554M, 561M–680M, 691M–698M, 1001T–2T, 1004T–84T, 1086T–1108T, 1110T–27T, 1131T–64T, 1166T–90T, 1196T–9T

 

Set numbers:

None

 

Operator:

Metro (Metro Trains Melbourne)

 

Gauge:

1600 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1981

 

Number built:

570

 

Manufacturer:

Commonwealth Engineering (Comeng)

 

Manufacturing location:

Dandenong, Vic

 

Weight:

50.8 t (M: motor car); 35.0 t (T: trailer car)

 

Length:

23.0 m (M: motor car); 22.5 m (T: trailer car)

 

Seats:

92 (M: motor car); 102 (T: trailer car)

Metro’s Comeng Electric Multiple Units entered service in 1981 and were refurbished from 2000 to 2003. These trains operate in three-car sets, with a trailer in between two motor cars. Two sets are combined to form a six-car train. They are able to operate on all lines within the Melbourne electrified area. Twelve of the 570 carriages that entered service have been scrapped or stored.