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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)

Roll out grass covers the embankment beside the new Flinders Street tram substation

22 August 2019 17:21 PM
Viewed 42 times, 42 times this year)

New tram substation in the middle of the Nepean Highway at St Kilda Junction

1 August 2019 12:49 PM
Viewed 49 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 49 times this year)

Damaged steel post reinforced with a concrete block at the base outside Kew Depot

13 July 2019 09:40 AM
Viewed 46 times, 46 times this year)

P&MTT branded electrical junction box on City Road in Southbank

Nowhere near the original Prahran & Malvern Tramways Trust network!

21 June 2019 13:25 PM
Viewed 88 times
(31 times this month, 88 times this year)

Reproduction MMTB cable junction box at Flinders and Swanston Street

7 June 2019 13:10 PM
Viewed 71 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 71 times this year)

External cladding in place around the Flinders Street tram substation

9 May 2019 15:38 PM
Viewed 72 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 72 times this year)

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

20 January 2019 11:53 AM
Viewed 86 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 86 times this year)

Some sort of sheet covering the traction feeder cables at Collins and Spencer Street

18 January 2019 13:07 PM
Viewed 86 times
(4 times this month, 86 times this year)

Fake bluestone cladding surrounds the Flinders Street tram substation

21 September 2018 17:42 PM
Viewed 149 times
(6 times this month, 6 times this year)

External cladding in place around the Flinders Street tram substation

21 September 2018 17:42 PM
Viewed 231 times
(13 times this month, 15 times this year)

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

26 August 2018 13:13 PM
Viewed 142 times
(4 times this month, 10 times this year)

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 124 times
(6 times this month, 15 times this year)

External cladding being erected around the Flinders Street tram substation

9 July 2018 11:15 AM
Viewed 138 times, 21 times this year)

External cladding being erected around the Flinders Street tram substation

5 June 2018 13:50 PM
Viewed 192 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 35 times this year)

External cladding being erected around the Flinders Street tram substation

4 June 2018 13:10 PM
Viewed 146 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 36 times this year)

Traction power feeders at Johnson and Brunswick Street

21 April 2018 17:11 PM
Viewed 178 times
(3 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
Viewed 377 times
(4 times this week, 11 times this month, 193 times this year)

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

25 March 2018 14:16 PM
Viewed 290 times
(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 83 times this year)

Newly installed section isolators at William and Lonsdale Street

15 January 2018 08:59 AM
Viewed 227 times
(4 times this month, 82 times this year)

Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

13 October 2017 13:40 PM
Viewed 219 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 1 time this year)

Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

13 October 2017 13:40 PM
Viewed 217 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 2 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 230 times, 4 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 262 times
(1 time this month, 3 times this year)

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

30 August 2017 10:56 AM
Viewed 312 times, 14 times this year)
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