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Melbourne stanchions and overhead line electrification

Overhead wires used to supply power to electric trains

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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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 63 times this year)

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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(2 times this month, 86 times this year)

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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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 160 times this year)

Reinforced stanchion base at Altona

25 August 2019 14:43 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 113 times this year)

Additional traction power cables yet to be connected at Tottenham

4 August 2019 09:51 AM
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(3 times this week, 154 times this year)

Additional traction power cables yet to be connected at Tottenham

4 August 2019 09:49 AM
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(3 times this week, 137 times this year)

Insulated gaps in the overhead wires at Richmond Junction

24 June 2019 12:35 PM
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(5 times this week, 7 times this month, 9 times this year)

New portal overhead stanchion at the down end of Kooyong

8 June 2019 15:25 PM
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(4 times this week, 16 times this month, 20 times this year)

Fresh copper contact wire at Flinders Street platform 5

30 May 2019 17:17 PM
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Remains of a 'Merz' stanchion base at the end of Flinders Street platform 7

31 January 2019 13:48 PM
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Overhead termination at Macleod platform 3

20 January 2019 12:43 PM
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Additional bracing applied to an overhead stanchion between Heidelberg and Eaglemont

20 January 2019 12:20 PM
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(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 46 times this year)

Timber retaining wall around a stanchion at Jolimont

20 January 2019 09:38 AM
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(6 times this week, 5 times this month, 91 times this year)

Solid fence panels beside the overhead stanchion at Footscray station

28 October 2018 08:55 AM
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(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 76 times this year)

Pfisterer 'Tensorex' spring tensioned overhead at Sandringham

29 August 2018 13:17 PM
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(11 times this week, 28 times this month, 240 times this year)

New cantilevered overhead stanchions on the Sandringham line at North Brighton station

29 August 2018 11:53 AM
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(5 times this week, 13 times this month, 189 times this year)

Switches 328/1A and 329/1A in the overhead wires at the down end of Albion station

7 July 2018 12:55 PM
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(4 times this week, 10 times this month, 1 time this year)

Ad hoc insulation panel affixed to a steel stanchion at Officer station

24 May 2018 10:47 AM
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(1 time this week, 14 times this month, 15 times this year)

Plastic insulating cover on an overhead stanchion at Bonbeach

12 April 2018 13:41 PM
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(9 times this week, 30 times this month, 90 times this year)

Insulated panels added around an overhead stanchion at Blackburn station

24 March 2018 15:33 PM
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(3 times this week, 20 times this month, 40 times this year)
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