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Melbourne 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

Monday 14 September 2015 08:46 AM
Viewed 748 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 72 times this year)

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

Monday 14 September 2015 08:43 AM
Viewed 861 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 69 times this year)

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

Saturday 12 September 2015 08:44 AM
Viewed 1618 times
(5 times this week, 31 times this month, 159 times this year)

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

Saturday 12 September 2015 08:43 AM
Viewed 1566 times
(8 times this week, 19 times this month, 114 times this year)

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

Saturday 12 September 2015 08:41 AM
Viewed 942 times
(5 times this week, 12 times this month, 100 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

Sunday 6 September 2015 16:55 PM
Viewed 720 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 70 times this year)

VicTrack Comms manhole cover

Thursday 6 August 2015 13:30 PM
Viewed 705 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 75 times this year)

Post phone at Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 29 July 2015 13:36 PM
Viewed 671 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 68 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.

Tuesday 28 July 2015 17:23 PM
Viewed 1049 times
(4 times this week, 12 times this month, 108 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.

Friday 6 March 2015 10:00 AM
Viewed 1304 times
(3 times this week, 21 times this month, 125 times this year)

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

Friday 13 February 2015 08:40 AM
Viewed 749 times
(4 times this week, 11 times this month, 78 times this year)

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

Saturday 7 February 2015 08:35 AM
Viewed 698 times
(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 75 times this year)

'VicTrack Comms' manhole covers

Monday 2 February 2015 07:14 AM
Viewed 686 times
(4 times this week, 11 times this month, 79 times this year)

Home signal COB539 at Coburg

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

Tuesday 9 December 2014 17:55 PM
Viewed 719 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 71 times this year)

Signal F71 for down Frankston trains at Richmond platform 4

Friday 28 November 2014 08:02 AM
Viewed 815 times
(3 times this week, 22 times this month, 108 times this year)

Banner indicator E2771BI for down trains approaching Moonee Ponds

Saturday 18 October 2014 15:05 PM
Viewed 915 times
(5 times this week, 13 times this month, 96 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'

Friday 3 October 2014 18:02 PM
Viewed 835 times
(3 times this week, 13 times this month, 87 times this year)

Communication equipment in racks inside Middle Footscray station

Wednesday 1 October 2014 08:07 AM
Viewed 801 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 73 times this year)

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

Tuesday 30 September 2014 17:41 PM
Viewed 707 times
(3 times this week, 16 times this month, 90 times this year)

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

Tuesday 30 September 2014 17:25 PM
Viewed 701 times
(5 times this week, 12 times this month, 87 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

Tuesday 30 September 2014 17:23 PM
Viewed 833 times
(4 times this week, 12 times this month, 75 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)

Monday 22 September 2014 08:24 AM
Viewed 639 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 71 times this year)

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

Saturday 13 September 2014 10:18 AM
Viewed 855 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 72 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

Friday 30 May 2014 08:23 AM
Viewed 745 times
(3 times this week, 13 times this month, 69 times this year)

Viewed 6739 times (13 times this week, 87 times this month, 718 times this year)