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  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
EMU sightings at Wynnum Friday till 1730... 50+53, 32+55, 34+59.

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  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
Only EMU set on the Cleveland line for Saturday is 51+58.

They should run the last service of the day, return to Manly overnight and either run again all day Sunday or be stored there till the Monday peak.  Will know more tomorrow.
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
Sunday EMU sightings on the Cleveland line.  Only units used...51+58, 35+56.
  Skyblue1 Assistant Commissioner

Friday sightings
31 at Kippa-Ring sidings
84 & 88 at Petrie
30 & 44 at Milton on Bowen Hills run
38 & 57 at Milton on special
45 & 48 at Central southbound (poss Cleveland run)

104 & 107 at Central on special
101 & 110 at Milton on Bowen Hills run
103 & 106 at Milton on Bowen Hills run
123 & 124 at Milton on Nambour run

203 at Bowen Hills depot
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
EMU sightings at Wynnum for Monday...35+56, 43+46, 34+59.  Also 105+109.  The latter sighting is a rare event in that this pair is being used all day.  Normal visits by 100/120's are usually one offs in morning or evening peak.
  Skyblue1 Assistant Commissioner

Monday sightings
31 at Kippa-Ring sidings
84 & 88 at Petrie
32 & 55 at Roma Street on Ferny Grove run
50 & 53 at Milton on Ipswich run
33 & 42 at Bowen Hills on Beenleigh run

105 & 109 at Eagle Jcn on Cleveland run
122 at Milton on special

155 & 158 at Zillmere on Roma Street run
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
Tuesday EMU sightings at Wynnum till 1700 - only 30+44 which worked morning peak, returned empty to Manly till 1615 then ran empty to City for most likely the evening peak. No others used during daytime off peak.  Also 104+(107?) used on a morning single peak run.
  Skyblue1 Assistant Commissioner

Tuesday sightings
31 at Kippa-Ring sidings
84 & 88 at Petrie
38 & 57 at Milton on Bowen Hills run

103 & 106 at Milton on special
101 & 110 at Milton northbound
121 & 122 at Milton on special

155 & 158 at Zillmere on Roma Street run

205 & 211 at Eagle Jcn on Cleveland run
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
EMU sightings for Wednesday till 1720, at Wynnum 30+44,  34+59.  Also 121+122.  Like yesterday these were only used in peak times.
  Skyblue1 Assistant Commissioner

Wednesday sightings
31 at Kippa-Ring sidings
84 & 88 at Petrie
35 & 52 at Milton on Ipswich run
50 & 53 at Milton on Bowen Hills run

121 & 122 at Roma Street on special
103 at Milton on special
104 & 107 at Bowen Hills on Beenleigh run
105 & 109 at Eagle Jcn on Cleveland run
106 at Milton on special
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
EMU sightings at Wynnum for Thursday..38+52, 30+44, 55+57.

Noting an interesting trend the last few days.  EMU's only used in morning and afternoon peaks.  One or two from the evening peaks stay on after that, overnight Manly then run one off services to City only,  in the early mornings.
  Big J Deputy Commissioner

Location: In Paradise
EMU sightings at Wynnum for Thursday..38+52, 30+44, 55+57.

Noting an interesting trend the last few days.  EMU's only used in morning and afternoon peaks.  One or two from the evening peaks stay on after that, overnight Manly then run one off services to City only,  in the early mornings.
phil_48
The pattern is a bit like what they did with the demise of Loco hauled sets over time.

Thankyou all for these reports they are informative.
  Skyblue1 Assistant Commissioner

Thursday sightings
31 at Kippa Ring sidings
84 & 88 at Petrie
43 & 46 at Bowen Hills on Park Road run
32 & 38 at Milton on Ipswich run
41 & UID at Milton westbound

101 & 110 at Milton on Bowen Hills run

155 & 158 at Zillmere on Roma Street run

205 & 211 at Milton on Bowen Hills run
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
Friday EMU sightings at Wynnum till 1730....30+44, 55+57.
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
Only EMU pair used on Cleveland line Saturday...55+57 (Overnighted Manly).  Also 35+51 stored Manly all day Saturday.
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
Only EMU's used on Cleveland line Sunday...38+46, 35+51...... 55+57 which was used continuously Friday and Saturday stored in Manly on Sunday.
  Skyblue1 Assistant Commissioner

Friday sightings
31 at Kippa-Ring sidings
84 & 88 at Petrie
33 & 42 at Milton on Redcliffe run
41 & 58 at Milton on special
36 & 52 at Bowen Hills on Beenleigh run
55 & 57 at Toombul on Cleveland run

107 at Milton on special
105 & 109 at Albion on Roma Street run

155 & 158 at Zillmere on Roma Street run
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
EMU sightings for Monday at Wynnum...52+59, 35+51, 38+49, and once again 55+57 ( only pair used all day - morning, off peak, afternoon, and also the 5th straight day on the Cleveland line ).
  Skyblue1 Assistant Commissioner

Monday sightings
31 at Kippa-Ring sidings
84 & 88 at Petrie
36 & UID at Milton on Ipswich run
41 & 58 at Bowen Hills on Beenleigh run
55 & 57 at Eagle Jcn on Cleveland run

103 & 106 at Milton on special
101 & UID at Milton on Bowen Hills run
104 & 107 at Zillmere on Roma Street run

201 & 209 at Milton on Redcliffe run
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
Tuesday EMU sightings at Wynnum 55+57 ( 6 days straight ), 38+49.
  Skyblue1 Assistant Commissioner

Tuesday sightings
31 at Kippa-Ring sidings
84 & 88 at Petrie
36 & 44 at Bowen Hills terminating
38 & 49 at Eagle Jcn on Cleveland run

105 at Milton on special
123 & 124 at Geebung on Roma Street run

201 & 209 at Milton on Caboolture run
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
EMU sightings at Wynnum for Wednesday till 1640....41+58, 45+56, 30+48, 52+59, 49+57. Looks like the 6 day long combo of 55+57 has been broken up.
  Skyblue1 Assistant Commissioner

Wednesday sightings
31 at Kippa-Ring sidings
84 & 88 at Petrie
37 & 55 at Bald Hills on special to Downer, Maryborough.
40 & 54 + 4 others at Bowen Hills depot
33 & 42 at Milton on Ipswich run
32 & 34 at Milton on Bowen Hills run
36 & 44 at Milton on Redcliffe run
39 & UID at Milton on special
49 & 57 at Eagle Jcn on Cleveland run

104 & 107 at Milton on Bowen Hills run
101 & 110 at Milton on special
106 at Milton on special
104 at Milton on special
  phil_48 Deputy Commissioner

Location: Wynnum North
In contrast to yesterday's marathon, only one EMU sighting at Wynnum till 1700.......49+57 - used all day.  No extras used in morning peak or afternoon peak so far.
  Skyblue1 Assistant Commissioner

As per Phil_48 said, after the EMU blitz on Wednesday, yesterday was pretty tame.

31 at Kippa-Ring sidings
84 & 88 at Petrie
36 & 44 at Milton on Ipswich run

107 & 109 at Milton on Bowen Hills run
101 & 110 at Milton on Ipswich run
121 & 122 at Milton on special
123 & 124 at Zillmere on Roma Street run

203 & 208 at Milton on Ipswich run
201 & 209 at Milton on Bowen Hills run

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