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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.

Assembling the steel deck for the new platform at West Footscray

26 October 2019 15:50 PM
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Permanent steel fencing indicates where the new platform will lack any shelter

26 October 2019 15:48 PM
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''STOP. You are now entering a live rail corridor' sign at Tottenham Yard

26 October 2019 15:47 PM
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Assembling the steelwork for the new platform at West Footscray

25 October 2019 17:44 PM
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Assembling the steelwork for the new platform at West Footscray

18 October 2019 08:27 AM
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Installing the platform fencing at West Footscray

18 October 2019 08:26 AM
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Yet to be commissioned crossover between Middle and West Footscray stations

Point blades yet to be installed

17 October 2019 08:09 AM
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Loading lengths of rail onto a semi trailer at Tottenham Yard

17 October 2019 08:05 AM
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New crossovers in place at the up end of West Footscray but not yet commissioned

The point blades are yet to be installed, and no track through the new platform

16 October 2019 12:43 PM
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Assembling the steelwork for the new platform at West Footscray

16 October 2019 12:43 PM
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New crossovers in place at the up end of West Footscray but not yet commissioned

The point blades are yet to be installed, and no track through the new platform

16 October 2019 12:40 PM
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Full carriage length platform hump at the up end of West Footscray platform 1

It replaced the dinky little single door length hump installed in 2017

16 October 2019 12:39 PM
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Full carriage length platform hump at the down end of West Footscray platform 2

It replaced the dinky little single door length hump installed in 2017

16 October 2019 12:20 PM
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Third track in place at the down end of West Footscray

New crossovers are there but straight railed: point blades yet to be installed

16 October 2019 12:17 PM
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1.5 metre long extension at the down end of West Footscray platform 2

The station was built from scratch as part of the Regional Rail Link project in 2013 - why is it too short?

16 October 2019 12:17 PM
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Work continues on the third platform at West Footscray

16 October 2019 12:16 PM
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Full carriage length platform hump at the down end of West Footscray platform 1

Ready for the use of terminating HCMT trains, so not a dinky little single door length hump previous installed

16 October 2019 12:16 PM
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One of two section of roof that the new West Footscray platform is receiving

With a big uncovered section in the middle!

16 October 2019 12:15 PM
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Assembling the steelwork for the new platform at West Footscray

16 October 2019 12:13 PM
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Third platform taking shape at West Footscray

It's part of a 'metro' system but only part of the up end and part of the down end is receiving a roof!

16 October 2019 12:13 PM
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Work on the new concourse at West Footscray

16 October 2019 12:07 PM
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Third track in place at the down end of West Footscray

Work in Tottenham Yard is also complete, but the third platform yet to receive track, and the stub leading to tracks 7 and 8 is still in place

16 October 2019 12:06 PM
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New crossovers in place at the up end of West Footscray

16 October 2019 12:03 PM
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Ground down platform face at the up end of West Footscray platform 2

16 October 2019 12:01 PM
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