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Melbourne stanchions and overhead line electrification

Overhead wires used to supply power to electric trains

1920s Merz stanchion at Glenbervie with disused connection to a 22kV underground feeder cable

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10 January 2021 09:02 AM
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Weight tensioned overhead wires

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

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

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

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

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

17 November 2019 14:41 PM
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Overhead sectioning switch 30/1&S at North Melbourne

11 October 2019 17:19 PM
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Fresh copper contact wire in place on one track at Sunshine

17 September 2019 09:36 AM
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Remnant cantilevered stanchion in place on the former Port Melbourne line beside Southbank tram depot

30 August 2019 14:01 PM
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Steel reinforcement added to the concrete base of a 1920s stanchion at Albion

28 August 2019 08:15 AM
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Reinforced stanchion base at Altona

25 August 2019 14:43 PM
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Additional traction power cables yet to be connected at Tottenham

4 August 2019 09:51 AM
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