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Sydney Monorail infrastructure

More than just the trains that run on the Sydney Monorail

Sydney Monorail token - 'TNT Darling Harbour Monorail 1988'

Sunday 24 March 2013 14:47 PM
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Turns out the Sydney Monorail is still using tokens for single journeys

Sunday 24 March 2013 14:47 PM
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Monorail driver leaves the cab to lock up Chinatown station

Located at the upper level of a dead shopping centre, the station is only open 7am to 9am, Monday to Friday, presumably for commuters

Wednesday 25 July 2012 09:14 AM
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Wall mounted metal seats, as seen at all of the original Monorail station

Wednesday 25 July 2012 09:06 AM
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Looking south over the Monorail depot, with the Light Rail depot below

Wednesday 25 July 2012 08:46 AM
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'Metro Monorail' branding on the monorail beam

Wednesday 25 July 2012 08:41 AM
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Looking between the monorail carriages through the emergency exit windows

Wednesday 25 July 2012 08:09 AM
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Windows 7 desktop on display inside the monorail cab

It appears they use a remote desktop program to view a copy of the monorail control system screen back at base

Wednesday 25 July 2012 08:08 AM
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Smashed up leading carriage of set 1

After an accident in early 2010 the last carriage in set 1 was removed, and used to replace the damaged last carriage in set 4

Wednesday 25 July 2012 08:02 AM
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Looking out onto the depot traverser

Wednesday 25 July 2012 08:02 AM
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Traction power feeds connect to the outside loop bus bars

Wednesday 25 July 2012 07:49 AM
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Monorail platform side of the unmanned Chinatown station

One of the non-original station buildings

Wednesday 25 July 2012 07:41 AM
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Monorail platform side of Paddy's Market station

An original, unaltered station building

Wednesday 25 July 2012 07:39 AM
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Monorail platform side of Convention station

An original, unaltered station building

Wednesday 25 July 2012 07:34 AM
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Monorail platform side of Harbourside station

An original, unaltered station building

Wednesday 25 July 2012 07:33 AM
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Monorail platform side of Darling Park station

An original, unaltered station building. At 7.30am they are still yet to open

Wednesday 25 July 2012 07:30 AM
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Around the bend at Market and Sussex Streets

Wednesday 25 July 2012 07:29 AM
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Monorail platform side of City Centre station

An original, unaltered station building

Wednesday 25 July 2012 07:28 AM
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Monorail platform side of Galeries Victoria station

This version opened in 2000, but with original turnstiles

Wednesday 25 July 2012 07:26 AM
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Monorail platform side of World Square station

This version opened in 2005, but with original turnstiles

Wednesday 25 July 2012 07:24 AM
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'<- Monorail Station' sign outside the City Centre station

Tuesday 24 July 2012 14:23 PM
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Two types of monorail signs: older 'Sydney Monorail' and the current 'Metro Monorail'

Tuesday 24 July 2012 09:22 AM
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Unused mounting bracket on the bottom section of monorail beam

Near Galeries Victoria, presumably a beam support was no longer need after the station was rebuilt

Tuesday 24 July 2012 09:20 AM
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'Danger Train in Motion' sign beside a building veranda

Tuesday 24 July 2012 09:18 AM
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