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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.

Track gang with a Toyota hi-rail ute at Tottenham, recommissioning the train stops before the tracks are put back into service

Sunday 7 March 2021 15:08 PM
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Almost empty drum of copper contact wire

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:25 PM
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Hi-rail trucks at work installing the new double wire traction power feeders between Albion and Ginifer

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:23 PM
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Hi-rail trucks at work installing the new double wire traction power feeders between Albion and Ginifer

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:21 PM
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Top beam of a 1920s Merz stanchion cut away from the vertical beam

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:18 PM
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Top beam of a 1920s Merz stanchion waiting to be carried away

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:18 PM
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New overhead wires temporarily held in place by rope and chains

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:15 PM
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Hi-rail boom lift at work installing the new double wire traction power feeders at Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:13 PM
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Paired cantilever stanchions support the contact wire changeover at the down end of Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:12 PM
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Only a concrete foundation and some cut off metals remains of a 1920s Merz tensioning portal structure at Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:12 PM
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New overhead wires at the down end of Albion, new double wire traction power feeders also being added

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:11 PM
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Hi-rail boom lift at work installing the new double wire traction power feeders at Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:10 PM
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New cantilevered overhead gantries replacing the 1920s Merz stanchions at the down end of Albion

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Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:08 PM
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New cantilevered overhead gantries replacing the 1920s Merz stanchions at the down end of Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:07 PM
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New overhead wires at the down end of Albion, new double wire traction power feeders also being added

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:06 PM
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New overhead wires at the down end of Albion, new double wire traction power feeders also being added

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:05 PM
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Metro Tunnel branded truck transports new overhead stanchions along St Albans Road, Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:04 PM
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Metro Tunnel branded truck transports removed 1920s Merz stanchions along St Albans Road, Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 15:02 PM
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Hi-rail boom lift at work installing the new double wire traction power feeders at Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 14:57 PM
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Installing the new double wire traction power feeders at Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 14:57 PM
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Hi-rail trucks at work installing the new double wire traction power feeders at Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 14:56 PM
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1920s Merz stanchion at Albion partially demolished

Missing the 22kV AC feeders, 1500V DC overhead, and crossbeam that linked the towers

Tuesday 2 March 2021 14:56 PM
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Crane atop a hi-rail truck installing the new double wire traction power feeders at Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 14:55 PM
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Hi-rail trucks at work installing the new double wire traction power feeders at Albion

Tuesday 2 March 2021 14:55 PM
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