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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)

Substation 'WP' at J.S. Grey Reserve, West Preston

24 May 2017 16:19 PM
Viewed 603 times
(13 times this month, 129 times this year)

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

24 May 2017 15:28 PM
Viewed 370 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 66 times this year)

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

24 May 2017 15:27 PM
Viewed 347 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 59 times this year)

Temporary noise screening around substation 'ZH' in Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:27 PM
Viewed 445 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 75 times this year)

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

24 May 2017 15:27 PM
Viewed 352 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 44 times this year)

Flinders Street tram substation still to be completed

19 April 2017 14:09 PM
Viewed 349 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 80 times this year)

New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

11 August 2016 14:09 PM
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(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 112 times this year)

Tramway traction power cabinet on Spencer Street at Batman Park

27 July 2016 12:38 PM
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(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 806 times this year)

New tramway traction substation 'ZD' between Media House and Southern Cross platform 8 south

14 June 2016 14:29 PM
Viewed 510 times
(16 times this month, 165 times this year)

New tramway traction substation 'ZD' between Media House and Southern Cross platform 8 south

14 June 2016 14:29 PM
Viewed 438 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 100 times this year)

New tramway traction substation 'ZD' between Media House and Southern Cross platform 8 south

14 June 2016 14:28 PM
Viewed 472 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 106 times this year)

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
Viewed 588 times
(7 times this month, 105 times this year)

Almost completed tram substation on Flinders Street, next to the Banana Alley Vaults

22 April 2016 13:15 PM
Viewed 745 times
(19 times this month, 166 times this year)

New tramway traction substation 'Br' opposite the East Brunswick tram terminus

30 January 2016 10:13 AM
Viewed 908 times
(1 time this week, 21 times this month, 198 times this year)

New tramway traction substation 'Br' opposite the East Brunswick tram terminus

30 January 2016 10:12 AM
Viewed 641 times
(14 times this month, 217 times this year)

New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

29 December 2015 08:00 AM
Viewed 642 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 127 times this year)

Additional substation 'P' located next door to the slightly younger brick structure at Preston Workshops

14 November 2015 16:13 PM
Viewed 565 times
(14 times this month, 95 times this year)

Door to substation 'E' at the Hawthorn Tram Depot

14 November 2015 14:03 PM
Viewed 529 times
(13 times this month, 114 times this year)

New traction substation being constructed between Brunswick Road and Park Street on route 55

25 January 2015 11:43 AM
Viewed 682 times
(12 times this month, 123 times this year)

New traction substation being constructed between Brunswick Road and Park Street on route 55

25 January 2015 11:42 AM
Viewed 1008 times
(7 times this month, 142 times this year)

Almost completed tram substation on Flinders Street, next to the Banana Alley Vaults

21 January 2015 13:16 PM
Viewed 872 times
(10 times this month, 153 times this year)

Almost completed tram substation on Flinders Street, next to the Banana Alley Vaults

21 January 2015 13:15 PM
Viewed 733 times
(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 138 times this year)

Almost completed tram substation on Flinders Street, next to the Banana Alley Vaults

21 January 2015 13:14 PM
Viewed 812 times
(18 times this month, 166 times this year)

Underground ducting in place under Flinders Street to link the future substation to the tram tracks

25 November 2014 12:41 PM
Viewed 574 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 123 times this year)
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