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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.

Workers atop scaffolding at the Tottenham traction substation worksite

Tuesday 26 October 2021 13:40 PM
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Signal equipment room now being fitted out at the Metro Tunnel compound at Hobsons Road

Tuesday 26 October 2021 10:32 AM
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Metro Tunnel compound at Hobsons Road now cleared out

Tuesday 26 October 2021 10:31 AM
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Asbestos removal from a trench through the Albion station car park

Tuesday 26 October 2021 10:02 AM
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Asbestos removal from a trench through the Albion station car park

Tuesday 26 October 2021 10:02 AM
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Excavation works in the car park at Sunshine station

Tuesday 26 October 2021 09:48 AM
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Extension at the west end of the Tottenham substation

Only completed in 2014 after Regional Rail Link took over the former substation site

Monday 25 October 2021 11:47 AM
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Excavator digging up a trench through the Albion station car park

Saturday 23 October 2021 08:30 AM
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Foundations in place for the future St Albans traction substation at the down end of Ginifer station

Saturday 16 October 2021 08:31 AM
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Car park closure for Sunbury Line Upgrade works at Albion station

Saturday 16 October 2021 08:22 AM
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Car park closure for Sunbury Line Upgrade works at Albion station

Saturday 16 October 2021 08:22 AM
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Additional gantries for the Keilor Plains substation traction power feeders

Saturday 9 October 2021 10:13 AM
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Siemens 835M on a down Sunbury service at Keilor Plains

Saturday 9 October 2021 10:12 AM
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Additional gantries for the future St Albans traction substation

Located between St Albans and Ginifer stations

Saturday 9 October 2021 10:07 AM
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Additional gantries for the Ginifer substation traction power feeders

Saturday 9 October 2021 10:05 AM
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Foundations in place for the future substation at Ginifer

On the up side of the existing 1950s substation

Saturday 9 October 2021 10:04 AM
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Twin conductor additional traction power feeders at Footscray

Tuesday 28 September 2021 14:17 PM
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Norming point tag between the rails at Footscray

Tuesday 28 September 2021 14:15 PM
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Short platform extension at the up end of Footscray platform 2

Platform 1 also received a slightly longer extension

Tuesday 28 September 2021 14:11 PM
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Traction power cables ready to connect the new Footscray substation to the Sunbury line tracks

Tuesday 28 September 2021 13:30 PM
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Hi-rail excavator drives along Irving Street, Footscray

Tuesday 28 September 2021 13:20 PM
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Beefy insulators on the new overhead stanchion at Middle Footscray

Holding the overhead wires above the future up end crossover - the insulators looks to be suitable for 25kV AC

Tuesday 28 September 2021 11:38 AM
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'Reduced parking at Albion station' signage at the station entrance

Thursday 23 September 2021 11:36 AM
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Substation building pretty much complete at Albion

Thursday 23 September 2021 10:33 AM
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