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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.

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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Lift and massive ramp at the up end of the new platform 1

8 July 2020 10:16 AM
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Four seats halfway down the massive ramp between new concourse and platform 1

8 July 2020 10:15 AM
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Plenty of blind spots in the ramp between the new concourse and platform 1

8 July 2020 10:15 AM
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