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Northern Group Substations - MTM

Client Metro Trains Melbourne Location Footscray and Sunshine, VIC

Design and construction of the Northern Group Substations for Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM), at Footscray and Sunshine in VIC

RCR delivered all electrical infrastructure for the project including 1500V DC traction power supply, HV and LV electrical works and modifications to signalling and communications systems.

Design and construct traction substations at Footscray and Sunshine were required to ensure traction power supply to the existing overhead network, allowing the introduction of seven new trains and increased volume of traffic on the electrified rail network including:

  • 22kV kiosks
  • 22kv HV power reticulation services
  • 22kV main switchboards
  • 3MW rectifier transformers
  • 1500VDC 3MW rectifiers
  • 2kV signalling transformers and switchboards
  • 2kV signalling and 1500VDC power reticulation
  • 415VAC station services transformers and switchboards
  • 48VDC battery chargers and services switchboards
  • SCADA systems