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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)

Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

Friday 13 October 2017 13:40 PM
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Future traction power feeders in place at Queen and Collins Street

Friday 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

Monday 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

Monday 25 September 2017 13:32 PM
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Substation 'LY' on Brunswick Road, project notice outside the building

Wednesday 30 August 2017 10:56 AM
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Substation 'LY' on Brunswick Road, reusing the former City of Brunswick Electricity Supply building

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

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

Wednesday 24 May 2017 15:28 PM
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Substation 'ZH' on Stott Street, opposite Kemp Street, in Thornbury

Wednesday 24 May 2017 15:27 PM
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Temporary noise screening around substation 'ZH' in Thornbury

Wednesday 24 May 2017 15:27 PM
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Substation 'ZH' on Stott Street, opposite Kemp Street, in Thornbury

Wednesday 24 May 2017 15:27 PM
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Flinders Street tram substation still to be completed

Wednesday 19 April 2017 14:09 PM
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New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

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

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

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

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

Tuesday 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

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

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

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

Saturday 30 January 2016 10:12 AM
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New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

Tuesday 29 December 2015 08:00 AM
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Additional substation 'P' located next door to the slightly younger brick structure at Preston Workshops

Saturday 14 November 2015 16:13 PM
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Door to substation 'E' at the Hawthorn Tram Depot

Saturday 14 November 2015 14:03 PM
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