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Melbourne tramway overhead

A web of overhead wires is needed to supply the electricity that powers Melbourne's tram fleet

Newly installed section isolators at William and Lonsdale Street

15 January 2018 08:59 AM
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Endpoint of the additional pair of feeder cables along Gertrude Street, just west of Smith Street

22 January 2016 19:46 PM
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(1 time this week, 16 times this month, 102 times this year)

'M-Tram' branding on a steel pole supporting the tramway overhead

14 November 2015 18:23 PM
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Isolation switches for overhead power at Bourke and Swanston Street

11 August 2015 19:48 PM
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Isolation switches for overhead power at Bourke and Swanston Street

11 August 2015 19:47 PM
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Fresh copper wire installed beneath the Racecourse Road bridge on route 57 at Newmarket station

19 July 2015 10:40 AM
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New design of fibreglass insulated trunking installed beneath the Racecourse Road bridge on route 57 at Newmarket station

Presumably this new design is less likely to get damaged following the regular impacts with overheight trucks

19 July 2015 10:40 AM
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New design of fibreglass insulated trunking installed beneath the Racecourse Road bridge on route 57 at Newmarket station

Presumably this new design is less likely to get damaged following the regular impacts with overheight trucks

19 July 2015 10:40 AM
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(6 times this month, 86 times this year)

New design of fibreglass insulated trunking installed beneath the Racecourse Road bridge on route 57 at Newmarket station

Presumably this new design is less likely to get damaged following the regular impacts with overheight trucks

19 July 2015 10:40 AM
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(10 times this month, 105 times this year)

Renewed overhead wiring on route 55 between Brunswick Road and Park Street

25 January 2015 11:42 AM
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Current style of section insulators installed at the Batman Park stop on Spencer Street

22 January 2015 13:42 PM
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Modern light-rail style overhead wires at Hawthorn Bridge

12 December 2014 17:59 PM
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Additional pair of feeder cables run between the contact wires along Smith Street

2 August 2014 15:15 PM
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Endpoint of the additional pair of feeder cables along Smith Street, just south of Johnston Street

2 August 2014 15:13 PM
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Endpoint of the additional pair of feeder cables along Smith Street, just south of Johnston Street

2 August 2014 15:12 PM
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New style of section insulators installed at the corner of Victoria Parade and Nicholson Street

24 July 2014 08:52 AM
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(2 times this month, 88 times this year)

New crossing pan in the overhead at Victoria Parade and Nicholson Street

9 May 2014 13:33 PM
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New overhead fixings at Victoria Parade and Nicholson Street

9 May 2014 13:33 PM
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Railway style jumper between catenary and contact wires on the Port Melbourne light rail

8 January 2014 17:24 PM
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Railway style dropper wire between catenary and contact wires on the Port Melbourne light rail

8 January 2014 17:23 PM
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Railway style jumper between catenary and contact wires on the Port Melbourne light rail

8 January 2014 17:23 PM
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Scorch mark beneath the Newmarket railway bridge on route 57

12 February 2013 18:11 PM
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Fibreglass trunking protecting the Newmarket railway bridge from the tramway overhead

12 February 2013 18:11 PM
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Insulated fibreglass trunking for the overhead wire passing beneath a low bridge

8 February 2013 08:21 AM
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