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Sydney Monorail infrastructure

More than just the trains that run on the Sydney Monorail

One of the last remaining mirrored monorail pylons along Market Street

Tuesday 24 July 2012 09:12 AM
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Monorail substation no. 8, located beneath Darling Park station

Tuesday 24 July 2012 09:04 AM
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Pivot point for the monorail beam in the middle of the Pyrmont Bridge

Supposedly the monorail beam can be swung out of the way for *really* tall ships

Tuesday 24 July 2012 08:56 AM
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Monorail substation no. 1, located somewhere beneath Harbourside station

Tuesday 24 July 2012 08:53 AM
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Monorail substation no. 2, located outside Convention station

Tuesday 24 July 2012 08:44 AM
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Monorail beam attached to the Pyrmont Bridge timber truss spans

Tuesday 24 July 2012 08:36 AM
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'Danger Train in Motion' sign

2 metres clearance either side, 4.5m above, and 1m below

Tuesday 24 July 2012 08:17 AM
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Street side of World Square station

Monday 23 July 2012 17:13 PM
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Different style glass enclosure around World Square station

Monday 23 July 2012 17:08 PM
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Monday 23 July 2012 17:07 PM
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Traction power feeds join the busbar at World Square station

Monday 23 July 2012 17:01 PM
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Monorail platform side of Paddy's Market station

One of the original design stations

Monday 23 July 2012 17:00 PM
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Approach end of Harbourside station

Monday 23 July 2012 16:52 PM
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Detail of the outer loop pickup skids on the leading car

Supposedly the outer loop is the traction power supply

Monday 23 July 2012 16:34 PM
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Amber rotating light at a station warning of an approaching monorail

Monday 23 July 2012 16:33 PM
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Underside of the Darling Park monorail station

Monday 23 July 2012 16:18 PM
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Monorail network map from the TNT Harbourlink days

Monday 23 July 2012 16:14 PM
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Monorail substation no. 5, located at World Square station

Monday 23 July 2012 14:49 PM
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'Sydney Monorail' branded sign at World Square station

Monday 23 July 2012 14:44 PM
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Different style glass enclosure around World Square station

The current building was opened in 2005 in conjunction with the adjoining shopping complex

Monday 23 July 2012 14:43 PM
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Monorail substation no. 4, located beneath the Liverpool Street footbridge

Monday 23 July 2012 14:32 PM
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Outside view of Chinatown station looking south

Monday 23 July 2012 14:26 PM
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Traction power feeds join the monorail beam at Chinatown station

Monday 23 July 2012 14:20 PM
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'Monorail Smart' card reader atop a turnstile

Monorail Smart is a smartcard stored-value ticketing system for regular commuters

Monday 23 July 2012 13:34 PM
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