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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

4 December 2017 17:55 PM
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AS 107LB (1964) AIS XI/1973 rail

12 April 2017 16:45 PM
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(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 71 times this year)

Fresh rail installed in the down track at Rushall

27 November 2016 13:09 PM
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(3 times this week, 60 times this year)

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

3 June 2016 08:39 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 49 times this year)

Freshly replaced rails beside the Buckley Street level crossing at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:43 AM
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Freshly replaced rails beside the Buckley Street level crossing at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:43 AM
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Solacoat paint applies to the running rails at the west end of Flinders Street Station

11 May 2016 08:33 AM
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Solacoat paint applies to the running rails at the west end of Flinders Street Station

11 May 2016 08:33 AM
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Concrete sleepers either side of the station subway at Noble Park

12 March 2016 17:03 PM
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Fresh rail weld at Noble Park

12 March 2016 16:59 PM
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Pile of new insulated rail joints stockpiled at Ararat station

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

24 December 2015 16:29 PM
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Concrete replacement sleeper in the Frankston line tracks at Glenhuntly

23 August 2015 16:16 PM
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Transition weld between two different rail weights

22 August 2015 09:48 AM
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'Culvert' marked on the rails above a concrete culvert

12 August 2015 13:42 PM
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53kg rail rolled by AIS in 11/1977 to the AS E22-1964 standard

19 July 2015 10:29 AM
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(4 times this week, 11 times this month, 232 times this year)

Hollow steel sleepers allow for cables to run beneath the tracks

18 October 2014 14:56 PM
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Rails bolted to the concrete deck of the Racecourse Road bridge at Newmarket

5 September 2014 08:46 AM
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'BS1' pattern dual gauge concrete sleepers manufactured by Rocla

27 June 2014 08:21 AM
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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

9 May 2014 07:44 AM
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Mix of new concrete 'timber replacement' and existing timber sleepers

27 April 2013 10:10 AM
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Date marked beside a fresh rail weld: 24/3/2013

28 March 2013 08:33 AM
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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.

5 March 2013 08:41 AM
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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.

11 February 2013 08:47 AM
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