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Melbourne stanchions and overhead line electrification

Overhead wires used to supply power to electric trains

Steel reinforcement added to the concrete base of a 1920s stanchion at Albion

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

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

Sunday 4 August 2019 09:51 AM
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Additional traction power cables yet to be connected at Tottenham

Sunday 4 August 2019 09:49 AM
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Insulated gaps in the overhead wires at Richmond Junction

Monday 24 June 2019 12:35 PM
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New portal overhead stanchion at the down end of Kooyong

Saturday 8 June 2019 15:25 PM
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Fresh copper contact wire at Flinders Street platform 5

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

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

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

Sunday 20 January 2019 12:20 PM
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Timber retaining wall around a stanchion at Jolimont

Sunday 20 January 2019 09:38 AM
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Solid fence panels beside the overhead stanchion at Footscray station

Sunday 28 October 2018 08:55 AM
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Pfisterer 'Tensorex' spring tensioned overhead at Sandringham

Wednesday 29 August 2018 13:17 PM
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New cantilevered overhead stanchions on the Sandringham line at North Brighton station

Wednesday 29 August 2018 11:53 AM
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Switches 328/1A and 329/1A in the overhead wires at the down end of Albion station

Saturday 7 July 2018 12:55 PM
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Ad hoc insulation panel affixed to a steel stanchion at Officer station

Thursday 24 May 2018 10:47 AM
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Plastic insulating cover on an overhead stanchion at Bonbeach

Thursday 12 April 2018 13:41 PM
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Insulated panels added around an overhead stanchion at Blackburn station

Saturday 24 March 2018 15:33 PM
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Original 1950s overhead wiring on the Pakenham line at South Gippsland Highway in Dandenong South

Saturday 7 October 2017 15:01 PM
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Original 1950s overhead wiring on the Pakenham line at South Gippsland Highway in Dandenong South

Saturday 7 October 2017 15:01 PM
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Triple track wide overhead gantries at the up end of Oakleigh

Saturday 14 January 2017 11:11 AM
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Plastic shrouds installed to insulate overhead stanchions at East Camberwell station

Wednesday 18 May 2016 08:05 AM
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Reconfigured overhead stanchions at Seaholme following the installation of an parallel traction feeder cable

Sunday 17 April 2016 09:19 AM
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Additional bracing fitted to a 1980s-era stanchion on the Altona line

Sunday 17 April 2016 09:04 AM
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