Re: Shared legacy
  Mal Rowe

On 16/10/2020 15:31, 'Richard Youl' via TramsDownUnder wrote:Amongst
other things, he told me that his workmates were not very happy with
Yarra at the time. I asked why, and he replied that teams were being
forced to do a lot of overnight shifts. I asked what sort of work would
they be doing at those hours and he told me that often they would be
sent out to paint poles. He added that often the poles would already be
covered in evening dew! (Presumably) oil paint and water are not a good

Again, the answer is in the franchise documents:

Tram Overhead Structures/Poles
• Where tram overhead poles are to be painted a type approved epoxy
paint shall be used.

Mal Rowe - guessing that Yarra were running behind in the agreed
maintenance schedule