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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)

Pad mounted transformer at substation 'LY' on Brunswick Road

17 January 2021 19:58 PM
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Substation 'LY' on Brunswick Road, reusing the former City of Brunswick Electricity Supply building

17 January 2021 19:58 PM
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Substation 'Mo' beside the Upfield line opposite Brunswick Depot

24 October 2020 13:56 PM
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Traction substation between Brunswick Road and Park Street on route 58

24 October 2020 13:09 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 107 times this year)

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

22 August 2019 17:21 PM
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(3 times this month, 142 times this year)

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

1 August 2019 12:49 PM
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(12 times this month, 238 times this year)

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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(8 times this month, 140 times this year)

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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(12 times this month, 90 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
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 109 times this year)

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 Johnston and Brunswick Street

21 April 2018 17:11 PM
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(9 times this month, 9 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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Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

13 October 2017 13:40 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 76 times this year)

Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

13 October 2017 13:40 PM
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(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 74 times this year)
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