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Metro Tunnel works at West Footscray

A third platform and turnback siding is being constructed at West Footscray as part of the Metro Tunnel, to terminate trains from the east.

Erecting a new cantilevered signal gantry at the down end of West Footscray

Saturday 4 September 2021 10:07 AM
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New cantilevered signal gantry waiting to be assembled at the down end of West Footscray

Monday 30 August 2021 10:08 AM
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Additional bench seats retrofitted at West Footscray platform 2

Thursday 29 July 2021 14:36 PM
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New signal gantry in place at the down end of West Footscray

Thursday 29 July 2021 14:29 PM
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Blanked out 'platform[s] 2 [& 3]' signage at West Footscray

Awaiting the recommissioning of the now-centre platform as a turnback road

Thursday 29 July 2021 14:25 PM
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New signal gantry in place at the down end of West Footscray

Wednesday 16 June 2021 14:23 PM
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'West Footscray [ ]' signage at the former platform 1

Out of service after the opening of the new platform 1 on the other side of the tracks

Tuesday 16 February 2021 13:50 PM
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Plenty of extra space at the down end of West Footscray platform 1 for the longer HCMT sets

Saturday 2 January 2021 13:47 PM
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Previous platform 1 closed, now that the new side platform has been opened

Friday 11 December 2020 21:45 PM
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Blind corner between the West Footscray station bike path and the entrance to the new platform 1

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:34 AM
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Pointwork to the removed Tottenham Yard tracks 7 and 8 has now also been removed

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:34 AM
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Old platform 1 fenced off, track baulked out of use

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:28 AM
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'New platform now open' signage at West Footscray

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:27 AM
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Lift and ramp side by side on the new concourse

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:26 AM
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Long staircase between the new platform 1 and the overhead concourse

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:26 AM
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Long staircase between the new platform 1 and the overhead concourse

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:26 AM
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Points clipped and minus point motor on the future turnback road

Supposedly it will lay idle until the Metro Tunnel opens in 2025

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:25 AM
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Slightly different format 'Cycling, skateboarding, smoking and consumption of alcohol are strictly prohibited' signage at the new platform 1

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:25 AM
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Plastic insulating cover fitted to the overhead stanchion on the new platform 1

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:24 AM
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48 metre visibility emergency exit signage on the new platform 1

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:24 AM
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'Danger confined space' signage on a drainage pit between the tracks

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:24 AM
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'No bikes first door first carriage' signage at the far end of platform 1

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:22 AM
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Fresh copper overhead wire above the new platform 1 track

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:22 AM
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Looking south-east from the new to old platform 1

Wednesday 8 July 2020 10:22 AM
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