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108 photos taken on Saturday, 18 February 2012.

Elizabeth Street entrance to Flinders Street station closed for the night

The quickest way in is to jump the fence...

Saturday 18 February 2012 00:58 AM
Viewed 1416 times
(6 times this week, 11 times this month, 78 times this year)

In album: Flinders Street Station

Metcard and Myki machines beside the closed ticket office window

Saturday 18 February 2012 00:59 AM
Viewed 1124 times
(7 times this week, 12 times this month, 103 times this year)

In album: Flinders Street Station

Z3.207 waiting departure from the Sir Robert Risson tram terminus with a route 57 service

Saturday 18 February 2012 01:00 AM
Viewed 723 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 57 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne CBD and Docklands

Metcard barriers still powered up at the Elizabeth Street entrance, even though platform access is impossible

Saturday 18 February 2012 01:01 AM
Viewed 883 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 55 times this year)

In album: Flinders Street Station

Damn, this bit of Flinders Street station looks really grungy...

Metcard machine, myki machine, and the $4 photo booth

Saturday 18 February 2012 01:02 AM
Viewed 1039 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 54 times this year)

In album: Flinders Street Station

A2.276 heads westbound on Flinders Street at Elizabeth Street

Saturday 18 February 2012 01:02 AM
Viewed 808 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 64 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne CBD and Docklands

Faded 'Book here' signs above abandoned booking office windows

Saturday 18 February 2012 01:03 AM
Viewed 1067 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 69 times this year)

In album: Flinders Street Station

Brochure holders still in place behind the drivers cab of Z3 class trams

Saturday 18 February 2012 01:39 AM
Viewed 971 times
(8 times this week, 13 times this month, 81 times this year)

In album: Myki

Staff toilet near the route 70 terminus, located in Wattle Park

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:20 PM
Viewed 921 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 49 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tram termini

Awaiting departure from the Wattle Park terminus, A2.295 ready to form a citybound route 70 service

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:21 PM
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(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 77 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's eastern suburbs

A2.295 heads west on Riversdale Road on the way to the city

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:21 PM
Viewed 819 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 58 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's eastern suburbs

Ventura #633 heads east on Riversdale Road on a route 903 service

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:22 PM
Viewed 1054 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 93 times this year)

In album: Ventura Bus Lines

Ventura #633 heads east on Riversdale Road on a route 903 service

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:22 PM
Viewed 1090 times
(5 times this week, 9 times this month, 68 times this year)

In album: Ventura Bus Lines

B2.2068 arrives at the Wattle Park terminus of route 70

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:24 PM
Viewed 1234 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 93 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's eastern suburbs

Getting ready for the return route 70 service, the driver adjusts the mirrors of B2.2068

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:27 PM
Viewed 781 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 56 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne's eastern suburbs

Substation 'Bd' on route 75 in Burwood near Gardiners Creek

Commissioned in 1977 for the Burwood extension: http://www.railpage.org.au/ausrail/01may/msg01177.html

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:33 PM
Viewed 798 times
(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 62 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tramway traction substations

Substation 'Bd': transformers located outside the building

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:34 PM
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(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 85 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tramway traction substations

Substation 'Bd' outside view

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:35 PM
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(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 56 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tramway traction substations

Substation 'Bd': VicTrack comms box outside the building

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:36 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 87 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tramway traction substations

Substation 'Eb': traction feeds outside on route 75 on Burwood Highway

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:44 PM
Viewed 739 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 63 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tramway traction substations

Substation 'Eb' located outside the Kmart in East Burwood

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:47 PM
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(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 82 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tramway traction substations

Substation 'Eb' on Burwood Highway: another 1990s prefabricated structure

Commissioned in 1993 for the East Burwood extension: http://www.railpage.org.au/ausrail/01may/msg01177.html

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:48 PM
Viewed 832 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 59 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tramway traction substations

Substation 'Eb': single modular transformer sits outside the substation itself

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:48 PM
Viewed 834 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 76 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tramway traction substations

Substation 'Eb' builders details: prefabricated by Ampcontrol SWG of Tomago, NSW

Their website says these substations convert 22 kV AC to 600 V DC, with a 3000 amps (1,800 kW) output:
http://www.ampcontrolgroup.com/Our-Products--Services/Product-Details/Pages/Power/Power-Electronics-Systems/Traction-Rectifier.aspx

Saturday 18 February 2012 13:49 PM
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In album: Melbourne tramway traction substations