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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)

Newly installed section isolators at William and Lonsdale Street

January 15, 2018 08:59 AM
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Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

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

October 13, 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

September 25, 2017 13:32 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

September 25, 2017 13:32 PM
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Substation 'LY' on Brunswick Road, project notice outside the building

August 30, 2017 10:56 AM
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Substation 'WP' at J.S. Grey Reserve, West Preston

May 24, 2017 16:19 PM
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Substation 'ZH' on Stott Street, opposite Kemp Street, in Thornbury

May 24, 2017 15:28 PM
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Substation 'ZH' on Stott Street, opposite Kemp Street, in Thornbury

May 24, 2017 15:27 PM
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Temporary noise screening around substation 'ZH' in Thornbury

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

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

April 19, 2017 14:09 PM
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New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

August 11, 2016 14:09 PM
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Tramway traction power cabinet on Spencer Street at Batman Park

July 27, 2016 12:38 PM
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New tramway traction substation 'ZD' between Media House and Southern Cross platform 8 south

June 14, 2016 14:29 PM
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Newly installed tramway traction power cabinet at the corner of Collins and Spencer Street

Associated with a new 'ZD' tramway substation located behind Media House on Spencer Street. Note the M&MTB branding on the side

May 16, 2016 13:49 PM
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New tramway traction substation 'Br' opposite the East Brunswick tram terminus

January 30, 2016 10:13 AM
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New tramway traction substation 'Br' opposite the East Brunswick tram terminus

January 30, 2016 10:12 AM
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Endpoint of the additional pair of feeder cables along Gertrude Street, just west of Smith Street

January 22, 2016 19:46 PM
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New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

December 29, 2015 08:00 AM
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