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Melbourne stanchions and overhead line electrification

Overhead wires used to supply power to electric trains

Steel platforms for operating the overhead sectioning switches at North Melbourne

Thursday 9 December 2021 17:59 PM
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Electrolysis drainage connection to the Sunbury line at Albion

Sunday 5 December 2021 10:17 AM
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Electrolysis drainage connection to the Sunbury line at Albion

Sunday 5 December 2021 09:15 AM
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Retrofitted galvanised steel leg fitted to a Merz stanchion at Newport

Possibly fitted in 1995 when the standard gauge track was routed through Newport

Sunday 31 October 2021 18:54 PM
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Disused stanchions at Spotwsood for the long removed 22 kV Newport - Sunshine feeder

Sunday 31 October 2021 18:37 PM
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Overhead wires beneath the Cooper Street bridge at Epping

Monday 25 October 2021 22:25 PM
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1920s Merz stanchion at Glenbervie with disused connection to a 22kV underground feeder cable

Saturday 6 March 2021 16:51 PM
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Disused connection to a 22kV underground feeder cable on a 1920s Merz stanchion at Glenbervie

Saturday 6 March 2021 16:50 PM
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Disused connection to a 22kV underground feeder cable on a 1920s Merz stanchion at Glenbervie

Saturday 6 March 2021 16:50 PM
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1920s Merz stanchion at Glenbervie with disused connection to a 22kV underground feeder cable

Saturday 6 March 2021 16:50 PM
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Unused stanchion base between Ringwood platform 2 and 3

Saturday 27 February 2021 22:06 PM
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Traction power feeders pass beneath the overhead concourse at Ringwood station

Saturday 27 February 2021 22:05 PM
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1950s portal structures between Bayswater and Boronia

Tuesday 12 January 2021 14:28 PM
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Signal L1019 for down trains between Bayswater and Boronia

Tuesday 12 January 2021 14:27 PM
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Fresh looking grounding jumper between stanchion and running rails

Tuesday 12 January 2021 13:36 PM
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Three track portal gantries between Canterbury and Chatham

Tuesday 12 January 2021 11:06 AM
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Signals L366 and H366 for up trains approaching Canterbury

Tuesday 12 January 2021 11:06 AM
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Catenary and contact wire at Armadale

Sunday 10 January 2021 09:02 AM
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Weight tensioned overhead wires

Friday 11 December 2020 12:00 PM
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Twin cantilevers and steady arms fitted to an overhead gantry to support the wire changeover

Along with a pair of side feeder cables

Thursday 1 October 2020 11:29 AM
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Single mast with dual cantilever arms fitted

Allowing one wire to end while another starts

Wednesday 23 September 2020 11:44 AM
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Timber overhead insulator above the Garden platform track at Newport Workshops

Monday 9 March 2020 16:48 PM
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Massive insulating panel between the Kananook station footbridge and the overhead wires

Tuesday 24 December 2019 14:22 PM
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Overhead sectioning isolator B 345&384/1 in the sidings at Newport

Sunday 17 November 2019 14:41 PM
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