I wonder what the point of it is though, considering that it's bridged by
the cable above it.
On Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 4:06:58 PM UTC+11, Richard Youl wrote:
> I don’t recall seeing anybody reply to this.
> It looks to me like a basically standard break insulator, requiring the
> driver to cut power as the insulated material is almost certainly longer
> than the width of the pantograph.
> Usually bridging insulators have V shape wings to pick up the pantograph
> while it is still on the approach side section of overhead. These are quite
> common on the railways but there could be other designs more recently
> developed which I have not seen. I’ll have to keep an eye open in Melbourne
> next month.
> Is this a breaking or no-break insulator (on Queen's Bridge)?