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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 729 times
(4 times this month, 53 times this year)

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

24 May 2017 15:28 PM
Viewed 429 times
(1 time this month, 32 times this year)

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

24 May 2017 15:27 PM
Viewed 406 times
(1 time this month, 28 times this year)

Temporary noise screening around substation 'ZH' in Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:27 PM
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(2 times this month, 36 times this year)

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

24 May 2017 15:27 PM
Viewed 421 times, 39 times this year)

Flinders Street tram substation still to be completed

19 April 2017 14:09 PM
Viewed 412 times
(3 times this month, 44 times this year)

New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

11 August 2016 14:09 PM
Viewed 608 times
(4 times this month, 71 times this year)

Tramway traction power cabinet on Spencer Street at Batman Park

27 July 2016 12:38 PM
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(9 times this month, 74 times this year)

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

14 June 2016 14:29 PM
Viewed 630 times
(9 times this month, 93 times this year)

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

14 June 2016 14:29 PM
Viewed 504 times
(6 times this month, 48 times this year)

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

14 June 2016 14:28 PM
Viewed 598 times
(13 times this month, 103 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 678 times
(5 times this month, 68 times this year)

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

22 April 2016 13:15 PM
Viewed 876 times
(10 times this month, 105 times this year)

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

30 January 2016 10:13 AM
Viewed 1075 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 127 times this year)

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

30 January 2016 10:12 AM
Viewed 753 times
(12 times this month, 95 times this year)

New transformer stored outside the Flinders Street tram substation

29 December 2015 08:00 AM
Viewed 720 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 65 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 634 times
(6 times this month, 55 times this year)

Door to substation 'E' at the Hawthorn Tram Depot

14 November 2015 14:03 PM
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(4 times this month, 77 times this year)

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

25 January 2015 11:43 AM
Viewed 782 times
(11 times this month, 82 times this year)

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

25 January 2015 11:42 AM
Viewed 1105 times
(15 times this month, 80 times this year)

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

21 January 2015 13:16 PM
Viewed 979 times
(15 times this month, 88 times this year)

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

21 January 2015 13:15 PM
Viewed 817 times
(6 times this month, 63 times this year)

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

21 January 2015 13:14 PM
Viewed 937 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 98 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 632 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 47 times this year)
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