A VLocity train debuted on the 7.07am run from Melbourne to Albury on Thursday after the old N Class set required maintenance.
It was three carriages long with the new six-carriage service which has been operating since December 30 on the lunchtime service split up to cover two up-and-back runs on Thursday.
With patronage lower due to COVID concerns there was no difficulties catering to demand.
It is unclear if the N Class locomotive and carriages will return to service on Friday morning.
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