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Melbourne signals and signalling equipment

Signals and signalling equipment from Melbourne and the rest of Victoria

LED array retrofitted into the 'B' arm of a signal in suburban Melbourne

26 September 2015 09:23 AM
Viewed 498 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 43 times this year)

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

14 September 2015 08:46 AM
Viewed 595 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 38 times this year)

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

14 September 2015 08:43 AM
Viewed 705 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 58 times this year)

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

12 September 2015 08:44 AM
Viewed 1195 times
(5 times this week, 37 times this month, 160 times this year)

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

12 September 2015 08:43 AM
Viewed 1270 times
(6 times this week, 31 times this month, 148 times this year)

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

12 September 2015 08:41 AM
Viewed 753 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 60 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 540 times
(1 time this week, 65 times this year)

VicTrack Comms manhole cover

6 August 2015 13:30 PM
Viewed 544 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 47 times this year)

Post phone at Flinders Street Station

29 July 2015 13:36 PM
Viewed 529 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 46 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 817 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 94 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 1029 times
(1 time this week, 100 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 582 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 56 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 540 times
(3 times this month, 54 times this year)

'VicTrack Comms' manhole covers

2 February 2015 07:14 AM
Viewed 541 times
(6 times this month, 30 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 537 times
(9 times this month, 55 times this year)

Signal F71 for down Frankston trains at Richmond platform 4

28 November 2014 08:02 AM
Viewed 613 times
(2 times this week, 47 times this year)

Banner indicator E2771BI for down trains approaching Moonee Ponds

18 October 2014 15:05 PM
Viewed 682 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 66 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 637 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 63 times this year)

Communication equipment in racks inside Middle Footscray station

1 October 2014 08:07 AM
Viewed 640 times
(1 time this week, 63 times this year)

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

30 September 2014 17:41 PM
Viewed 549 times
(1 time this week, 33 times this year)

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

30 September 2014 17:25 PM
Viewed 544 times
(1 time this week, 50 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 670 times
(1 time this week, 59 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 492 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 45 times this year)

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

13 September 2014 10:18 AM
Viewed 665 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 68 times this year)

Viewed 5538 times (10 times this week, 447 times this year)