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52 photos taken on Saturday, 16 June 2012.

Up and down trains arrive into Fawkner station

Saturday 16 June 2012 11:30 AM
Viewed 1718 times
(1 time this month, 82 times this year)

In album: Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group

More than one train on the Upfield line? Comeng 441M passes 498M at Fawkner station

Saturday 16 June 2012 11:30 AM
Viewed 3227 times
(2 times this month, 113 times this year)

In album: Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group

Down end of Gowrie station

Saturday 16 June 2012 11:41 AM
Viewed 330 times
(3 times this month, 3 times this year)

In album: Melbourne stations and infrastructure

Campbellfield substation: 1,000 kW capacity commissioned in 1959 for the Fawkner to Upfield extension

Saturday 16 June 2012 12:01 PM
Viewed 871 times
(3 times this month, 52 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

Campbellfield substation: 22 kV AC input and the 1500 V DC output to track

Saturday 16 June 2012 12:05 PM
Viewed 1359 times
(1 time this month, 44 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

Comeng 677M leads an up service down the hill from Upfield

Saturday 16 June 2012 12:06 PM
Viewed 1118 times, 40 times this year)

In album: Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group

Comeng passes the Campbellfield substation on an up Upfield service

Saturday 16 June 2012 12:06 PM
Viewed 1774 times
(2 times this month, 82 times this year)

In album: Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group

Reservoir substation: 1,500 kW capacity commissioned in 1963

Originally opened on electrification, fed by a 25 Hz supply with a pair of rotary converters providing 1,500 kW capacity

Saturday 16 June 2012 12:35 PM
Viewed 1029 times
(3 times this month, 57 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

Reservoir substation: 22 kV transmission lines approach from the city direction

Saturday 16 June 2012 12:44 PM
Viewed 974 times
(2 times this month, 48 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

X'Trapolis 23M leads an up South Morang train out of Reservoir

Saturday 16 June 2012 12:48 PM
Viewed 1779 times
(2 times this month, 58 times this year)

In album: Metro Trains Melbourne - Clifton Hill group

Down X'Trapolis climbs the grade into Reservoir station

Saturday 16 June 2012 12:49 PM
Viewed 1545 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 68 times this year)

In album: Metro Trains Melbourne - Clifton Hill group

Mixing of the 2nd series X'Trapolis trains with other 2nd series sets is now common: 121M with 89M

Saturday 16 June 2012 12:49 PM
Viewed 1478 times, 79 times this year)

In album: New X'Trapolis EMUs

Thomastown substation: commissioned in 2011 as part of the South Morang Rail Extension Project

Saturday 16 June 2012 13:01 PM
Viewed 986 times
(2 times this month, 46 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

Thomastown substation: new-style traction feeds

Saturday 16 June 2012 13:04 PM
Viewed 979 times
(3 times this month, 49 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

'Overhead wiring above both tracks is LIVE' warning sign

Outside the Thomastown substation

Saturday 16 June 2012 13:04 PM
Viewed 1401 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 72 times this year)

In album: South Morang rail extension project

Thomastown substation: new-style traction feeds for the up direction

Saturday 16 June 2012 13:06 PM
Viewed 970 times
(3 times this month, 53 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

Thomastown substation: new-style traction feeds for the down direction

Saturday 16 June 2012 13:06 PM
Viewed 922 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 58 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

Thomastown substation: site of the original 1960 facility, since demolished

Saturday 16 June 2012 13:06 PM
Viewed 1014 times
(4 times this month, 60 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

Typical VR fencing around a station yard

Made up of lengths of scrap rail concreted into the ground, with a length of tubular pipe welded between them

Saturday 16 June 2012 13:08 PM
Viewed 994 times
(2 times this month, 61 times this year)

In album: Melbourne stations and infrastructure

Eastern side of Thomastown station

Saturday 16 June 2012 13:11 PM
Viewed 720 times
(3 times this month, 3 times this year)

In album: Melbourne stations and infrastructure

Eastern side of Thomastown station

Saturday 16 June 2012 13:12 PM
Viewed 366 times
(7 times this month, 7 times this year)

In album: Melbourne stations and infrastructure

Macleod tie station, 1500 V DC connections to the overhead

Saturday 16 June 2012 15:20 PM
Viewed 894 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 68 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

Macleod tie station, commissioned in 1989

Added to supply the auxiliary load of Comeng trains stabled in the yard

Saturday 16 June 2012 15:25 PM
Viewed 954 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 52 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations

Rosanna substation: former 22 kV transmission line 22/45/1

Saturday 16 June 2012 15:32 PM
Viewed 950 times
(5 times this month, 57 times this year)

In album: Melbourne railway traction substations