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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 15 times
(15 times this month, 15 times this year)

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

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

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

3 August 2019 09:33 AM
Viewed 60 times
(6 times this week, 18 times this month, 60 times this year)

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

23 May 2019 15:55 PM
Viewed 79 times
(28 times this month, 79 times this year)

'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
Viewed 98 times
(1 time this week, 43 times this month, 98 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 102 times
(46 times this month, 102 times this year)

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

23 May 2019 15:55 PM
Viewed 65 times
(3 times this week, 16 times this month, 65 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
Viewed 107 times
(1 time this week, 28 times this month, 107 times this year)

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 81 times
(2 times this week, 32 times this month, 81 times this year)

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

11 December 2014 18:12 PM
Viewed 461 times, 59 times this year)

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

7 July 2012 11:31 AM
Viewed 1286 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 103 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 715 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 75 times this year)

Modern hi-rail truck for overhead line maintenance

7 July 2012 11:31 AM
Viewed 931 times
(6 times this month, 89 times this year)

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

18 March 2012 16:27 PM
Viewed 1152 times
(4 times this week, 15 times this month, 108 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 1034 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 98 times this year)

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

1 August 2010 13:05 PM
Viewed 1437 times
(1 time this week, 18 times this month, 91 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 12:04 PM
Viewed 984 times
(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 89 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 12:03 PM
Viewed 1499 times
(3 times this week, 16 times this month, 116 times this year)

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

6 June 2009 11:54 AM
Viewed 1683 times
(1 time this week, 24 times this month, 131 times this year)

RFW hi-rails working on the overhead at Laverton

6 June 2009 11:52 AM
Viewed 833 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 79 times this year)

RFW hi-rails working on the overhead at Laverton

6 June 2009 11:51 AM
Viewed 795 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 62 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 1738 times
(2 times this week, 22 times this month, 153 times this year)

RFW hi-rail fitted with a cherrypicker

7 March 2009 10:16 AM
Viewed 960 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 73 times this year)

RFW hi-rail fitted with a cherrypicker

7 March 2009 10:16 AM
Viewed 1359 times
(3 times this week, 12 times this month, 86 times this year)

Viewed 3459 times (6 times this week, 33 times this month, 395 times this year)