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Metro Trains Melbourne trackwork

Trackwork and maintenance on the Metro Trains Melbourne network

Replacing a dodgy CRT display in the SPOT monitors at Footscray station

The SPOT monitors are provided on curved platforms so train drivers can ensure the doors at the rear of the train are clear

7 July 2012 11:18 AM
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Another hi-rail truck at Melbourne Central platform 1, this time at the west end

23 June 2012 18:44 PM
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Hi-rail truck at the east end of Melbourne Central platform 1

23 June 2012 18:37 PM
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Hi-rail truck with cherry picker parked in the Burnley Loop tunnel at Parliament station

16 June 2012 08:02 AM
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Hi-rail truck with cherry picker parked in the Burnley Loop tunnel at Parliament station

16 June 2012 08:01 AM
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Chopping down trees from the railway cutting near Malvern

19 May 2012 15:10 PM
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Excavator at work on new retaining walls beside the Caulfield Through tracks

19 May 2012 15:10 PM
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Mini dump trucks with hi rail wheels near Toorak station

19 May 2012 15:08 PM
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Hi rail excavator speeding along the tracks between work sites

Just outside South Yarra on the Caulfield Through tracks

19 May 2012 15:03 PM
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Track across the mud hole jacked up, so the new ballast can be tamped

19 May 2012 14:36 PM
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Hi rail excavator with tamper attachment about to get to work

19 May 2012 14:36 PM
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A bit later in the day, a hirail has delivered ballast to the mud hole at South Yarra

19 May 2012 14:36 PM
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All of the ballast cleared out from under this mud hole

19 May 2012 13:48 PM
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Track gang clearing mud holes on the Caulfield Through tracks at South Yarra

19 May 2012 13:48 PM
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Rerailing work in the Northern Loop between Parliament and Melbourne Central stations

13 May 2012 09:36 AM
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Trackwork at the Parliament end of the Northern Loop tunnel at Melbourne Central

13 May 2012 09:31 AM
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Trackwork at the Flagstaff end of the Northern Loop tunnel at Melbourne Central

13 May 2012 09:29 AM
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Replacing rails in the Northern Loop between Parliament and Melbourne Central stations

12 May 2012 16:30 PM
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And even less work on the plastic dimples here!

Installing tactile edge markings along platform 2 at Ascot Vale

13 March 2012 18:05 PM
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They didn't get very far on this bit of the job

Installing tactile edge markings along platform 2 at Ascot Vale

13 March 2012 18:05 PM
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Looking down platform 2 at Ascot Vale

Work underway to install tactile edge markings along the platform

13 March 2012 18:04 PM
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You missed a spot! (or dozen!)

Installing tactile edge markings along platform 2 at Ascot Vale

13 March 2012 18:01 PM
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A few of the plastic dimples installed, a lot still to be done

Installing tactile edge markings along platform 2 at Ascot Vale

13 March 2012 18:01 PM
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Holes drilled for tactile edge markings, the plastic dimples yet to be installed

Installing tactile edge markings along platform 2 at Ascot Vale

13 March 2012 17:58 PM
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