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Signals and signalling equipment

Signals and signalling equipment from Melbourne and the rest of Victoria

'AL' route indicator on signal CAM306 at Camberwell for an Alamein bound train

14 September 2015 08:46 AM
Viewed 506 times, 68 times this year)

'BH' route indicator on signal CAM306 at Camberwell for a Box Hill bound train

14 September 2015 08:43 AM
Viewed 592 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 94 times this year)

'McKenzie & Holland (Aust) Pty Ltd' on the rear of a searchlight signal

12 September 2015 08:44 AM
Viewed 959 times
(6 times this week, 6 times this month, 226 times this year)

'VR Signal Dept' / 'McKenzie & Holland (Aust) Pty Ltd' markings on an impedance bond

12 September 2015 08:43 AM
Viewed 1027 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 231 times this year)

'McKenzie & Holland (Aust) Pty Ltd' builders plate on a level crossing equipment box

12 September 2015 08:41 AM
Viewed 635 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 88 times this year)

SPOT infrastructure on the curved platform 1 at Heatherdale

With a mirror at the 3-car stopping mark, and a bank of CCTV monitors at the 6-car mark

6 September 2015 16:55 PM
Viewed 424 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 72 times this year)

VicTrack Comms manhole cover

6 August 2015 13:30 PM
Viewed 443 times
(5 times this month, 79 times this year)

Post phone at Flinders Street Station

29 July 2015 13:36 PM
Viewed 443 times
(5 times this month, 69 times this year)

Cylindrical aluminium junction box for above-ground VicTrack communication cables

They look to be of the same design as the cross-connecting cabinets used by Telstra and manufactured by Cable-Pillar Systems at Hallam.

28 July 2015 17:23 PM
Viewed 654 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 118 times this year)

Signal WTL732 at the down end of Westall station platform 3

Note the 'drivers not qualified must not proceed past this point without a pilot' notice for the Springvale Road level crossing removal project.

6 March 2015 10:00 AM
Viewed 858 times
(4 times this week, 19 times this month, 136 times this year)

Low speed light displayed on signal 21 at St Albans for a train shunting into the yard

13 February 2015 08:40 AM
Viewed 478 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 84 times this year)

Signals 20 and 22 for up trains departing St Albans platforms 2 and 3 respectively

7 February 2015 08:35 AM
Viewed 450 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 70 times this year)

'VicTrack Comms' manhole covers

2 February 2015 07:14 AM
Viewed 471 times
(1 time this week, 62 times this year)

Home signal COB539 at Coburg

With an illuminated letter 'A' indicating that the signal box is switched out

9 December 2014 17:55 PM
Viewed 442 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 62 times this year)

Signal F71 for down Frankston trains at Richmond platform 4

28 November 2014 08:02 AM
Viewed 516 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 95 times this year)

Banner indicator E2771BI for down trains approaching Moonee Ponds

18 October 2014 15:05 PM
Viewed 523 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 103 times this year)

Driver at Footscray platform 5 looking at the SPOT monitor to check all of the doors are clear before departing

Installed back in the 1990s when guards were eliminated from Melbourne trains, SPOT stands for 'Single Person Operated Trains'

3 October 2014 18:02 PM
Viewed 514 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 94 times this year)

Communication equipment in racks inside Middle Footscray station

1 October 2014 08:07 AM
Viewed 504 times
(3 times this week, 7 times this month, 88 times this year)

Hand-drawn directional indicators on recently installed signal ALB543 at Albion

30 September 2014 17:41 PM
Viewed 484 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 81 times this year)

Banner indicator MCT 2BI for down standard gauge trains passing through Albion

30 September 2014 17:25 PM
Viewed 451 times
(2 times this month, 59 times this year)

Extremely skinny background for the 'B' arm of signal ALB422 at Albion

Note the 65 km/h light between the 'A' and 'B' arms as well - for the turnout leading onto the RRL tracks at Sunshine

30 September 2014 17:23 PM
Viewed 563 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 87 times this year)

Signal KEN596 at the up end of Kensington station

Note that it can display a bottom yellow aspect for both straight and diverging routes - with no route indicator to tell them apart. (Bottom yellow on the straight occurs when Metrol doesn't clear the signal at North Melbourne Junction)

22 September 2014 08:24 AM
Viewed 409 times
(4 times this month, 60 times this year)

'Property of the Public Transport Corporation' sign on a signal equipment room

13 September 2014 10:18 AM
Viewed 545 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 74 times this year)

Two trains waiting to enter the City Loop at North Melbourne

'Clear medium speed' signal for the train on platform 1, with the train on platform 3 waiting at a red signal

30 May 2014 08:23 AM
Viewed 517 times
(2 times this month, 67 times this year)

Viewed 4845 times (4 times this week, 27 times this month, 459 times this year)