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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

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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New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

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

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

14 November 2015 14:03 PM
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New traction substation being constructed between Brunswick Road and Park Street on route 55

25 January 2015 11:43 AM
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New traction substation being constructed between Brunswick Road and Park Street on route 55

25 January 2015 11:42 AM
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