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Speed restriction signage

Trackside signage is used to indicate to train drivers the presence of speed restrictions

'R' 80 km/h reminder board at the departure end of a passenger platform

Used on the V/Line network to remind drivers departing a station they are within the 'warning' zone for an upcoming caution board

Monday 25 April 2022 19:25 PM
Viewed 56 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 56 times this year)

'Diverge speed 25 km/h' sign for down trains approaching Caulfield

Tuesday 23 November 2021 14:27 PM
Viewed 103 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 103 times this year)

'25 over subway' signage at Caulfield station

Sunday 27 December 2020 10:10 AM
Viewed 240 times
(1 time this month, 95 times this year)

Speed restriction sign on the Victorian standard gauge - 'warning' of a 60 km/h restriction in 2500 metres

Friday 16 October 2020 13:28 PM
Viewed 240 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 82 times this year)

Caution board with 60 km/h passenger / 35 km/h goods restriction at Yarraville

SPAD mitigation for the inadequate signal spacing between W292 and W286

Saturday 8 February 2020 08:04 AM
Viewed 288 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 61 times this year)

Caution board with 65 km/h passenger / 30 km/h goods restriction at South Yarra

In place due to CTD Project signalling changes

Tuesday 24 December 2019 16:21 PM
Viewed 348 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 76 times this year)

Pair of 80 km/h 'warning' boards for up trains approaching Broadmeadows

In place due to inadequate warning times at the Smeaton Avenue pedestrian crossing

Sunday 17 November 2019 11:12 AM
Viewed 367 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 89 times this year)

Warning board with 60 km/h passenger / 35 km/h goods restriction at Spotswood

SPAD mitigation for the inadequate signal spacing between W292 and W286

Sunday 17 November 2019 09:04 AM
Viewed 382 times
(1 time this month, 118 times this year)

Caution board for a 40 km/h speed restriction on the down RRL track at Footscray

Saturday 1 June 2019 11:16 AM
Viewed 585 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 50 times this year)

Warning of a 60 km/h speed restriction on the up suburban track at Sunshine

Saturday 1 June 2019 11:03 AM
Viewed 380 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 33 times this year)

'NS' normal speed board near Croxton station

Wednesday 21 November 2018 11:36 AM
Viewed 451 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 116 times this year)

'37' sign at the up end of Malvern station

Introduced with the Harris trains in the 1950s these boards indicated the speed that a driver needed to power to, in this case 37 MPH, the driver upon reaching this speed would shut off and roll to the next station whilst keeping the timetable

Thursday 26 April 2018 11:59 AM
Viewed 521 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 49 times this year)

'NS' board marking the end of a speed restriction for 'short' trains

Tuesday 22 August 2017 15:22 PM
Viewed 779 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 12 times this year)

'C' caution board for a 15 km/h speed restriction

Tuesday 22 August 2017 15:22 PM
Viewed 1117 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 16 times this year)

95 km/h speed restriction on the ARTC tracks at Albion

Wednesday 21 June 2017 15:24 PM
Viewed 684 times
(6 times this month, 30 times this year)

Speed restriction sign on the Victorian standard gauge - 'warning' of a 20 km/h restriction in 2500 metres

Monday 12 October 2015 15:58 PM
Viewed 1172 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 105 times this year)

'N' (resume normal speed) and 'NS' (resume normal speed for short trains) boards located on the same post

Saturday 23 January 2010 19:46 PM
Viewed 1538 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 127 times this year)

Warning boards for a 30 km/h speed restriction at Footscray - the new footbridge causes sunglare!

Tuesday 24 November 2009 08:46 AM
Viewed 1461 times
(1 time this month, 84 times this year)

Speed limit boards for G (50 km/h) and R classes (30 km/h) at Castlemaine

Sunday 26 July 2009 10:50 AM
Viewed 1243 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 54 times this year)

Pile of various speed restriction signs

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:00 AM
Viewed 1465 times
(1 time this month, 93 times this year)

'NS' sign marking the end of a speed restriction for short trains

Friday 16 June 2006 12:53 PM
Viewed 1109 times
(2 times this month, 65 times this year)

'C' board marking the start of a speed restriction, 15 km/h in this case

Friday 16 June 2006 12:53 PM
Viewed 1222 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 87 times this year)

Viewed 3043 times (3 times this week, 15 times this month, 198 times this year)