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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.

Underground traction power feeder cable route at Footscray

Tuesday 13 July 2021 09:20 AM
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(5 times this month, 16 times this year)

Tilt mast Trackside Radio Assembly at Middle Footscray for the new communications-based train control (CBTC) system

With 2.4 Ghz radio antennas on top of the mast

Tuesday 13 July 2021 09:20 AM
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Signal equipment room and Trackside Radio Assembly tilt mast lineside at Middle Footscray

The With 2.4 Ghz radio antennas are part of the new communications-based train control (CBTC) system

Tuesday 13 July 2021 09:19 AM
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Tilt mast Trackside Radio Assembly at Middle Footscray for the new communications-based train control (CBTC) system

With 2.4 Ghz radio antennas on top of the mast

Tuesday 13 July 2021 09:19 AM
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(4 times this month, 15 times this year)

New traction power substation taking shape on McNab Avenue, Footscray

Sunday 11 July 2021 12:29 PM
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New lineside signal equipment cabinets at Footscray

Sunday 11 July 2021 12:23 PM
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Worksite on McNab Avenue links the new Footscray traction power substation to the Sunbury line tracks

Sunday 11 July 2021 12:18 PM
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Worksite on McNab Avenue links the new Footscray traction power substation to the Sunbury line tracks

Sunday 11 July 2021 12:17 PM
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New traction power substation taking shape on McNab Avenue, Footscray

Sunday 11 July 2021 12:17 PM
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Tilt mast Trackside Radio Assembly lineside at West Footscray for the new communications-based train control (CBTC) system

With 2.4 Ghz radio antennas on top of the mast

Sunday 11 July 2021 11:35 AM
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Trackside Radio Assembly lineside at West Footscray for the new communications-based train control (CBTC) system

The 2.4 Ghz radio antennas enable communication between trains and the control system

Sunday 11 July 2021 11:34 AM
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(2 times this month, 29 times this year)

New signal gantry at the up end of West Footscray station

Sunday 11 July 2021 11:32 AM
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Hi-rail non destructive digging truck heads along the tracks at West Footscray

Sunday 4 July 2021 16:36 PM
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Temporary site offices beside West Footscray station

Sunday 4 July 2021 16:32 PM
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Hi-rail bucket truck heads along the suburban tracks at West Footscray

Sunday 4 July 2021 16:32 PM
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1920s Merz stanchions still in place at the down end of Sunshine

Wednesday 30 June 2021 10:08 AM
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Cladding still missing on the new Sunshine signal control centre

Friday 18 June 2021 11:23 AM
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(2 times this month, 17 times this year)

Foundation works underway on the new Albion traction power substation

Monday 14 June 2021 14:50 PM
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Noise control barriers surround the site of the new Albion traction power substation

Monday 14 June 2021 14:49 PM
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'Stop here on red signal' sign beside the temporary pedestrian crossing on Talmage Street, Albion

Monday 14 June 2021 14:48 PM
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Temporary pedestrian crossing on Talmage Street, Albion while work continues on the new traction power substation

Monday 14 June 2021 14:48 PM
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'Buses replace trains' signage at Albion station for Sunbury Line Upgrade works

Monday 14 June 2021 14:12 PM
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Digging up the former Albion substation siding to make room for a new traction power substation

Monday 14 June 2021 14:06 PM
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