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Melbourne stanchions and overhead line electrification

Overhead wires used to supply power to electric trains

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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(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 1 time 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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Reinforced stanchion base at Altona

25 August 2019 14:43 PM
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(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 11 times this year)

Additional traction power cables yet to be connected at Tottenham

4 August 2019 09:51 AM
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(8 times this month, 20 times this year)

Additional traction power cables yet to be connected at Tottenham

4 August 2019 09:49 AM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 26 times this year)

Insulated gaps in the overhead wires at Richmond Junction

24 June 2019 12:35 PM
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(4 times this week, 23 times this month, 54 times this year)

New portal overhead stanchion at the down end of Kooyong

8 June 2019 15:25 PM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 56 times this year)

Fresh copper contact wire at Flinders Street platform 5

30 May 2019 17:17 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 38 times this year)

Remains of a 'Merz' stanchion base at the end of Flinders Street platform 7

31 January 2019 13:48 PM
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(7 times this month, 165 times this year)

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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Timber retaining wall around a stanchion at Jolimont

20 January 2019 09:38 AM
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(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 138 times this year)

Solid fence panels beside the overhead stanchion at Footscray station

28 October 2018 08:55 AM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 101 times this year)

Pfisterer 'Tensorex' spring tensioned overhead at Sandringham

29 August 2018 13:17 PM
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(5 times this month, 24 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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(4 times this month, 12 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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Ad hoc insulation panel affixed to a steel stanchion at Officer station

24 May 2018 10:47 AM
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(3 times this week, 7 times this month, 46 times this year)

Plastic insulating cover on an overhead stanchion at Bonbeach

12 April 2018 13:41 PM
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