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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)

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

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

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

24 May 2017 15:28 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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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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New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

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

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

14 June 2016 14:29 PM
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New tramway traction substation 'ZD' between Media House and Southern Cross platform 8 south

14 June 2016 14:29 PM
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New tramway traction substation 'ZD' between Media House and Southern Cross platform 8 south

14 June 2016 14:28 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

16 May 2016 13:49 PM
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Almost completed tram substation on Flinders Street, next to the Banana Alley Vaults

22 April 2016 13:15 PM
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New tramway traction substation 'Br' opposite the East Brunswick tram terminus

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

30 January 2016 10:12 AM
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