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Melbourne tramway overhead

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

PTC and Yarra Trams inspection plates on a steel tramway overhead pole

Sunday 26 September 2021 10:54 AM
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Spring tensioned overhead at the route 109 terminus in Port Melbourne

Monday 9 March 2020 09:24 AM
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Section isolator and 'cut off' sign on the overhead wire

Monday 17 February 2020 16:15 PM
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Newly installed section isolators at William and Lonsdale Street

Monday 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

Friday 22 January 2016 19:46 PM
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'M-Tram' branding on a steel pole supporting the tramway overhead

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

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

Tuesday 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

Sunday 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

Sunday 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

Sunday 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

Sunday 19 July 2015 10:40 AM
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Renewed overhead wiring on route 55 between Brunswick Road and Park Street

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

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

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

Saturday 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

Saturday 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

Saturday 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

Thursday 24 July 2014 08:52 AM
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New crossing pan in the overhead at Victoria Parade and Nicholson Street

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

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

Wednesday 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

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

Wednesday 8 January 2014 17:23 PM
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