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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.

New Westinghouse point motor waiting to be connected to the new turnback tracks at West Footscray

Tuesday 26 October 2021 10:27 AM
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Yet to be commissioned train stop and axle counter at the up end of Footscray platform 2

In future platform 2 will be able to be used to turn back trains from Sunshine, using the new crossover at Middle Footscray

Tuesday 28 September 2021 14:12 PM
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New signal mast for up trains approaching Footscray station

Tuesday 28 September 2021 13:14 PM
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Point motor and detector in place for the future up end crossover at Middle Footscray

Tuesday 28 September 2021 12:14 PM
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Yet to be commissioned signal mast for up train at the future West Footscray platform 2

Sunday 19 September 2021 17:02 PM
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Track datum marker attached to an overhead stanchion at West Footscray

Sunday 19 September 2021 17:02 PM
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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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