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Overhead line maintenance

Various hi-rail trucks are used to get works crews close enough to the overhead lines for maintenance.

Hi-rail equipped scissor lift truck at the Metro Tunnel work site at Tottenham

24 September 2019 12:28 PM
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Hi-rail equipped boom lifts at the Metro Tunnel work site at Tottenham

24 September 2019 11:35 AM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 56 times this year)

Hi-rail fitted RFW truck with scissor lift for accessing overhead wiring

3 August 2019 09:33 AM
Viewed 196 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 196 times this year)

Directly driven rail wheels of a type 9A hi-rail fitted boom lift with

23 May 2019 15:55 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 7 times this year)

Hi-rail fitted boom lift with type 9A directly driven rail wheels

23 May 2019 15:55 PM
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(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 6 times this year)

'Front' wheels of a hi-rail fitted boom lift with type 9B 'high-ride' friction drive onto a friction hub fixed to the rail wheels

23 May 2019 15:55 PM
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Hi-rail fitted boom lift with type 9B 'high-ride' friction drive onto a friction hub fixed to the rail wheels

23 May 2019 15:55 PM
Viewed 179 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 7 times this year)

Hi-rail bucket lift truck stabled in the Melbourne Yard stabling sidings

11 December 2014 18:12 PM
Viewed 553 times
(4 times this week, 10 times this month, 42 times this year)

Austbreck pantograph on the top of the modern hi-rail truck

7 July 2012 11:31 AM
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(4 times this week, 27 times this month, 45 times this year)

Rear of the modern hi-rail truck, the work platform can be manouvered in all directions

7 July 2012 11:31 AM
Viewed 769 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 19 times this year)

Modern hi-rail truck for overhead line maintenance

7 July 2012 11:31 AM
Viewed 1022 times
(6 times this week, 17 times this month, 36 times this year)

Hi-rail bucket lift truck working on the overhead at Middle Footscray

18 March 2012 16:27 PM
Viewed 1270 times
(7 times this week, 34 times this month, 52 times this year)

RFW all-wheel-drive hi-rail at work renewing the contact wire between West Footscray and Tottenham

7 August 2010 16:42 PM
Viewed 1122 times
(4 times this week, 14 times this month, 35 times this year)

RFW all-wheel-drive overhead line maintenance truck, outside Altona station during an occupation

1 August 2010 13:05 PM
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(5 times this week, 31 times this month, 48 times this year)

RFW hi-rail fitted with a cherrypicker, at work at Craigieburn

30 August 2009 12:04 PM
Viewed 1057 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 22 times this year)

RFW hi-rail fitted with a cherrypicker, at work at Craigieburn

30 August 2009 12:03 PM
Viewed 1620 times
(10 times this week, 28 times this month, 47 times this year)

Pair of RFW hi-rail trucks working on the overhead lines at Laverton

6 June 2009 11:54 AM
Viewed 1786 times
(7 times this week, 28 times this month, 49 times this year)

RFW hi-rails working on the overhead at Laverton

6 June 2009 11:52 AM
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(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 24 times this year)

RFW hi-rails working on the overhead at Laverton

6 June 2009 11:51 AM
Viewed 869 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 28 times this year)

Pair of RFW hi-rail trucks at Laverton: one with a reel of cable, the other with a cherry picker

6 June 2009 11:50 AM
Viewed 1878 times
(4 times this week, 25 times this month, 54 times this year)

RFW hi-rail fitted with a cherrypicker

7 March 2009 10:16 AM
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(5 times this week, 10 times this month, 26 times this year)

RFW hi-rail fitted with a cherrypicker

7 March 2009 10:16 AM
Viewed 1422 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 15 times this year)

Viewed 3735 times (17 times this week, 35 times this month, 130 times this year)