Signal Box

  • (noun): A building from which signals are sent to control the movements of railway trains.

Some articles on signal box, signals, box, signal:

Little Steeping Railway Station - History
... The station was provided with two platforms a signal box was built on the up platform and the main station buildings were on the down platform ... The signal box was situated near the level crossing over a minor road linking Little Steeping with Great Steeping to the north ... A new 25-lever Saxby Farmer signal box was opened at Bellwater Junction to the south of Little Steeping station where what became known as the "New Line" joined the East Lincolnshire Line this ...
Coundon Road Railway Station - Signal Box
... Also on the site at Coundon Road is the 1876 LNWR signal box, which until recently controlled the level crossing gates and signals ... The signal box closed on 23 May 2009 as part of the Coventry - Nuneaton line resignalling project, which control of the level crossing and signalling passed to the West Midlands ...
Chislehurst Junction - History - After Nationalisation
... Semaphore signals were replaced throughout with colour light signals, which brought about the need for a "power box" at Chislehurst Junction, situated ... This assumed the functions of the mechanical signal boxes at Bickley, Chislehurst and Petts Wood junctions on 31 May 1959 ... came in 1976, when the multi-panel London Bridge signal box became operational ...
Legbourne Road Railway Station - Present Day
... The platforms were removed before closure and the signal box was demolished in December 1970 ... The museum acquired a signal box which had controlled the crossing of the Alford and Sutton Tramway by the Mablethorpe Loop Line at a point on the edge of ... The box had survived the closure of both lines and had remained in the middle of a field until the 1980s ...
Salisbury And Dorset Junction Railway - The Line - Stations and Other Features - Downton Station
... The signal box was a LSWR Type 1 box and was at the southern end of the down platform ... The signal box was reduced to a ground frame when the station ceased to be a block post on 1 December 1922 ... The station master's house was to the south east of the station, close to the signal box ...

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