Melbourne, meet your new train

23 January 2018
Melbourne, meet your new train

Catch public transport? Get a glimpse of the future with a visit to ‘Melbourne, meet your new train’ in February.

Walk through a 40-metre long life-size model of Melbourne’s new High Capacity Metro Train in Birrarung Marr – just a 3-minute walk from Flinders Street Station from Friday 9 February until Saturday 17 February 2018.

Recently used for train design consultation, the life size model is open to the public for just 9 days.

Visitors to the event can also:

  • sit in the train driver’s seat for a virtual reality journey through Melbourne and beyond
  • build a mini cardboard model train
  • enter competitions
  • find out more about the train through information displays and videos

The first of the 65 new High Capacity Metro Trains will begin passenger services on the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines from mid-2019. For daily opeing hours and more information: transport.vic.gov.au/biggertrains

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