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Sunbury Line Upgrade

In 2019 work started to upgrade signalling, overhead wiring and platforms to enable High Capacity Metro Trains to operate on the Sunbury line following the completion of the Metro Tunnel.

Site of the future Footscray substation on McNab Avenue

Not to be confused with the substation recently completed closer to the station

12 January 2021 16:54 PM
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Raised platform hump at the down end of Tottenham platform 2

8 January 2021 19:49 PM
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Short platform extension at the up end of Footscray platform 1

2 January 2021 20:13 PM
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New cable trunking on the Maribyrnong River bridge at Footscray

2 January 2021 13:53 PM
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New cantilevered overhead gantries at the down end of Tottenham station

The 1980s stanchions were left behind by RRL, but have now been replaced

1 January 2021 14:04 PM
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New cantilevered overhead gantries support upgraded overhead at Middle Footscray

1 January 2021 11:24 AM
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Pile of old stanchion bits beside the railway at Tottenham

29 December 2020 10:52 AM
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Safety zone in the passenger shelter at the down end of Middle Footscray

Intended to be at the wheelchair passenger loading area, but the platform is too narrow

17 December 2020 23:29 PM
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Former wheelchair loading and 'no bikes' signage painted out at Middle Footscray platform 1

The platform was extended at the up end

17 December 2020 23:24 PM
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Stopping mark at the extended Middle Footscray platform 1 is up against the fence

17 December 2020 23:23 PM
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Mix of single and panel tactile paving on the platform at Middle Footscray

17 December 2020 23:22 PM
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Completed extension at the up end of Middle Footscray platform 2

17 December 2020 23:21 PM
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Up end extension complete at Sunshine platform 1, but not yet opened for use

13 December 2020 23:11 PM
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New stanchions in place between Albion and Ginifer

13 December 2020 12:49 PM
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New stanchions in place between Albion and Ginifer

13 December 2020 12:49 PM
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Dinky little extension at the up end of Footscray platform 1

11 December 2020 11:08 AM
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Installing a solar powered Robotic Total Station at Middle Footscray

11 December 2020 11:06 AM
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New signal equipment room being constructed at the up end of Middle Footscray station

11 December 2020 11:06 AM
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Short extension at the up end of Middle Footscray platform 1

11 December 2020 11:05 AM
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New signal equipment room being constructed at the up end of West Footscray station

11 December 2020 11:05 AM
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Additional traction power feeders installed at the Tottenham substation

11 December 2020 11:02 AM
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'Next station now open' for drivers departing Tottenham station towards West Footscray

The station never closed - so what's the deal here?

11 December 2020 11:02 AM
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Adding the external cladding to the new Sunshine signal control centre

11 December 2020 10:59 AM
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Raised platform hump at the down end of Diggers Rest platform 2

3 December 2020 20:35 PM
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