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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.

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8 July 2020 10:22 AM
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New turnback siding awaiting commissioning at the down end of West Footscray

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

8 July 2020 10:21 AM
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Locked emergency exit at the down end of the new West Footscray platform 1

8 July 2020 10:21 AM
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Locked emergency exit at the down end of the new West Footscray platform 1

8 July 2020 10:21 AM
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Tracks leading to the old platform 1 have been clipped and baulked

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

8 July 2020 10:19 AM
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Steps, ramp and lift at the up end of the new West Footscray platform 1

8 July 2020 10:18 AM
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Looking south-west from the new to old platform 1

8 July 2020 10:17 AM
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