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Melbourne tramway traction substations

As of 2009 there were 41 traction substations scattered around Melbourne, converting the AC mains power to the 600 V DC required by trams. (a different source in 2008 put it as 46)

Substation 'Da': located in the former Malvern goods yard, off Glenferrie Road

26 August 2018 13:13 PM
Viewed 13 times
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Traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

They run south along Queen Street to the new substation on Flinders Street

14 August 2018 13:08 PM
Viewed 17 times
(1 time this week, 17 times this year)

External cladding being erected around the Flinders Street tram substation

9 July 2018 11:15 AM
Viewed 33 times
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External cladding being erected around the Flinders Street tram substation

5 June 2018 13:50 PM
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(3 times this week, 7 times this month, 65 times this year)

External cladding being erected around the Flinders Street tram substation

4 June 2018 13:10 PM
Viewed 37 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 37 times this year)

Traction power feeders at Johnson and Brunswick Street

21 April 2018 17:11 PM
Viewed 46 times
(7 times this month, 46 times this year)

3.7 metre clearance below the railway bridge on Racecourse Road at Newmarket

25 March 2018 14:18 PM
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3.7 metre clearance below the railway bridge on Racecourse Road at Newmarket

25 March 2018 14:16 PM
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(5 times this week, 14 times this month, 78 times this year)

Newly installed section isolators at William and Lonsdale Street

15 January 2018 08:59 AM
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(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 107 times this year)

Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

13 October 2017 13:40 PM
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Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

13 October 2017 13:40 PM
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Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

Presumably they will run south along Queen Street to the new substation on Flinders Street

25 September 2017 13:32 PM
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(5 times this month, 102 times this year)

Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

Presumably they will run south along Queen Street to the new substation on Flinders Street

25 September 2017 13:32 PM
Viewed 124 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 124 times this year)

Substation 'LY' on Brunswick Road, project notice outside the building

30 August 2017 10:56 AM
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(4 times this month, 8 times this year)

Substation 'LY' on Brunswick Road, reusing the former City of Brunswick Electricity Supply building

30 August 2017 10:56 AM
Viewed 168 times
(1 time this month, 6 times this year)

Substation 'WP' at J.S. Grey Reserve, West Preston

24 May 2017 16:19 PM
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(2 times this week, 55 times this month, 122 times this year)

Substation 'ZH' on Stott Street, opposite Kemp Street, in Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:28 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 53 times this year)

Substation 'ZH' on Stott Street, opposite Kemp Street, in Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:27 PM
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(4 times this month, 39 times this year)

Temporary noise screening around substation 'ZH' in Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:27 PM
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Substation 'ZH' on Stott Street, opposite Kemp Street, in Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:27 PM
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Flinders Street tram substation still to be completed

19 April 2017 14:09 PM
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(6 times this month, 51 times this year)

New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

11 August 2016 14:09 PM
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(11 times this month, 69 times this year)

Tramway traction power cabinet on Spencer Street at Batman Park

27 July 2016 12:38 PM
Viewed 353 times
(15 times this month, 95 times this year)

New tramway traction substation 'ZD' between Media House and Southern Cross platform 8 south

14 June 2016 14:29 PM
Viewed 277 times
(12 times this month, 73 times this year)
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