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Track, rail and sleepers

Track, rail and sleepers from Melbourne and the rest of Victoria

Rusted over rails on the little used crossover tracks at North Melbourne Junction

Monday 4 December 2017 17:55 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 136 times this year)

AS 107LB (1964) AIS XI/1973 rail

Wednesday 12 April 2017 16:45 PM
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(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 139 times this year)

Fresh rail installed in the down track at Rushall

Sunday 27 November 2016 13:09 PM
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(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 93 times this year)

Mix of timber and concrete sleepers between East Richmond and Burnley stations

Friday 3 June 2016 08:39 AM
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Freshly replaced rails beside the Buckley Street level crossing at Essendon

Thursday 19 May 2016 08:43 AM
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(6 times this month, 94 times this year)

Freshly replaced rails beside the Buckley Street level crossing at Essendon

Thursday 19 May 2016 08:43 AM
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(3 times this month, 98 times this year)

Solacoat paint applies to the running rails at the west end of Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 11 May 2016 08:33 AM
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(4 times this month, 88 times this year)

Solacoat paint applies to the running rails at the west end of Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 11 May 2016 08:33 AM
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(5 times this month, 80 times this year)

Concrete sleepers either side of the station subway at Noble Park

Saturday 12 March 2016 17:03 PM
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(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 94 times this year)

Fresh rail weld at Noble Park

Saturday 12 March 2016 16:59 PM
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(3 times this week, 13 times this month, 177 times this year)

Pile of new insulated rail joints stockpiled at Ararat station

Monday 25 January 2016 14:42 PM
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AN7 pattern concrete sleepers at Mont Albert

Thursday 24 December 2015 16:29 PM
Viewed 913 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 133 times this year)

Concrete replacement sleeper in the Frankston line tracks at Glenhuntly

Sunday 23 August 2015 16:16 PM
Viewed 716 times
(6 times this month, 105 times this year)

Transition weld between two different rail weights

Saturday 22 August 2015 09:48 AM
Viewed 1671 times
(3 times this week, 18 times this month, 204 times this year)

'Culvert' marked on the rails above a concrete culvert

Wednesday 12 August 2015 13:42 PM
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(3 times this week, 1 time this month, 180 times this year)

53kg rail rolled by AIS in 11/1977 to the AS E22-1964 standard

Sunday 19 July 2015 10:29 AM
Viewed 929 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 274 times this year)

Hollow steel sleepers allow for cables to run beneath the tracks

Saturday 18 October 2014 14:56 PM
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(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 154 times this year)

Rails bolted to the concrete deck of the Racecourse Road bridge at Newmarket

Friday 5 September 2014 08:46 AM
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(4 times this month, 82 times this year)

'BS1' pattern dual gauge concrete sleepers manufactured by Rocla

Friday 27 June 2014 08:21 AM
Viewed 1884 times
(3 times this week, 1 time this month, 244 times this year)

Active gauge splitter at West Footscray Junction

The change in gauge requires the single point blade on the common rail to be moved. The single gauge rails on the other side just continue on

Friday 9 May 2014 07:44 AM
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(3 times this week, 12 times this month, 149 times this year)

Mix of new concrete 'timber replacement' and existing timber sleepers

Saturday 27 April 2013 10:10 AM
Viewed 1075 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 101 times this year)

Date marked beside a fresh rail weld: 24/3/2013

Thursday 28 March 2013 08:33 AM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 97 times this year)

White 'Solacoat' paint applied to the rails outside Flinders Street Station

Metro aim to reduce track temperatures, which limits the thermal expansion of tracks, which leads to less wear and tear on insulated rail joints, hence less risk of signalling system faults.

Tuesday 5 March 2013 08:41 AM
Viewed 727 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 71 times this year)

White 'Solacoat' paint applied to the rails outside Flinders Street Station

Metro aim to reduce track temperatures, which limits the thermal expansion of tracks, which leads to less wear and tear on insulated rail joints, hence less risk of signalling system faults.

Monday 11 February 2013 08:47 AM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 89 times this year)

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