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

1 August 2019 12:49 PM
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Damaged steel post reinforced with a concrete block at the base outside Kew Depot

13 July 2019 09:40 AM
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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
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Reproduction MMTB cable junction box at Flinders and Swanston Street

7 June 2019 13:10 PM
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External cladding in place around the Flinders Street tram substation

9 May 2019 15:38 PM
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Substation 'ZH' on Stott Street, opposite Kemp Street, in Thornbury

20 January 2019 11:53 AM
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Some sort of sheet covering the traction feeder cables at Collins and Spencer Street

18 January 2019 13:07 PM
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Fake bluestone cladding surrounds the Flinders Street tram substation

21 September 2018 17:42 PM
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External cladding in place around the Flinders Street tram substation

21 September 2018 17:42 PM
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Substation 'Da': located in the former Malvern goods yard, off Glenferrie Road

26 August 2018 13:13 PM
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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
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External cladding being erected around the Flinders Street tram substation

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

5 June 2018 13:50 PM
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External cladding being erected around the Flinders Street tram substation

4 June 2018 13:10 PM
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Traction power feeders at Johnson and Brunswick Street

21 April 2018 17:11 PM
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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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Newly installed section isolators at William and Lonsdale Street

15 January 2018 08:59 AM
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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

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

30 August 2017 10:56 AM
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