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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
Viewed 120 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 31 times this year)

Hi-rail equipped boom lifts at the Metro Tunnel work site at Tottenham

24 September 2019 11:35 AM
Viewed 131 times
(8 times this month, 31 times this year)

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

3 August 2019 09:33 AM
Viewed 370 times
(2 times this week, 20 times this month, 111 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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'Rear' 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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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 111 times this year)

Hi-rail fitted boom lifts with type 9B 'high-ride' friction drive onto a friction hub fixed to the rail wheels

23 May 2019 15:55 PM
Viewed 285 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 87 times this year)

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

23 May 2019 15:55 PM
Viewed 217 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 83 times this year)

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

11 December 2014 18:12 PM
Viewed 645 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 134 times this year)

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

7 July 2012 11:31 AM
Viewed 1523 times
(1 time this week, 18 times this month, 155 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 828 times
(10 times this month, 78 times this year)

Modern hi-rail truck for overhead line maintenance

7 July 2012 11:31 AM
Viewed 1098 times
(10 times this month, 112 times this year)

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

18 March 2012 16:27 PM
Viewed 1362 times
(14 times this month, 144 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 1220 times
(9 times this month, 133 times this year)

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

1 August 2010 13:05 PM
Viewed 1672 times
(14 times this month, 176 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 12:04 PM
Viewed 1137 times
(11 times this month, 102 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 12:03 PM
Viewed 1759 times
(2 times this week, 16 times this month, 186 times this year)

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

6 June 2009 11:54 AM
Viewed 1884 times
(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 147 times this year)

RFW hi-rails working on the overhead at Laverton

6 June 2009 11:52 AM
Viewed 946 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 81 times this year)

RFW hi-rails working on the overhead at Laverton

6 June 2009 11:51 AM
Viewed 933 times
(9 times this month, 92 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
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(34 times this month, 212 times this year)

RFW hi-rail fitted with a cherrypicker

7 March 2009 10:16 AM
Viewed 1085 times
(11 times this month, 91 times this year)

RFW hi-rail fitted with a cherrypicker

7 March 2009 10:16 AM
Viewed 1488 times
(9 times this month, 81 times this year)

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