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Melbourne tramway overhead

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

Overhead power turned off south of Ballarat Road on route 82, due to the platform stop construction at the Footscray terminus

Sunday 27 February 2011 14:35 PM
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One half of a double track 'H' crossing (so it is one contact wire crossing two others)

Wednesday 2 February 2011 17:38 PM
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Detail of the crossing pan on the intersection of two contact wires

Wednesday 2 February 2011 17:38 PM
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Bolt on cable joiner for the contact wire

Wednesday 2 February 2011 17:38 PM
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Section insulator and traction power feeder attached to the tramway overhead wires

Wednesday 2 February 2011 17:38 PM
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Section insulator / electrical feed in the overhead

Wednesday 2 February 2011 17:37 PM
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Warning sign at Collins and Spencer Streets, after the tramway overhead has been turned back on

Sunday 20 November 2005 18:39 PM
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