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This section of the web site contains an assortment of track layout diagrams. Some are associated with other pages on this web site but many unrelated ones are being added from time to time. Most are drawings, but there are a few photographs of the original box diagrams - these are identified in the lists below by the symbol ¶.

There are currently 1102 diagrams available here for viewing. British locations are grouped by pre-1923 railway company, irrespective of date. Overseas locations are grouped by country. Please use the search boxes (right) to find those of interest to you.

My own diagrams follow a convention of colour-coding - the layout for the date concerned is basically drawn in black, but:
RED indicates new additions to the layout or signals,
GREEN indicates removed layout or signals (also occasionaly shown as dotted black), and
BLUE indicates features not present on the source diagram but added from data sourced elsewhere.

Signals controlled by other signal boxes are coloured black but for clarity signals worked from ground frames or other non-block posts are sometimes shown hatched.

Most other features conform loosely to BS376 with a few custom modifications. Listed spares with rings round the numbers indicates spaces.

The medium of layout diagrams is not well-suited to display on web pages, and in order to avoid loss of detail some of the images are quite large. Please allow them time to load. The quality varies - not all are sufficiently detailed to allow the lever numbering to be read.

Your use of the diagrams

A small word about copyright. I am sharing my diagrams with you willingly. You are welcome to copy them to disc and/or print them out for your own personal use. However, you must contact me for permission if you intend to do anything commercial with them - such as (but not limited to) inclusion in magazines, books, other sales and display on other web sites. Believe it or not I have twice detected and had to take action against scoundrels selling my drawings for profit on Ebay!

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Hint - if you are not sure of the spelling, just put part of the name in - e.g. neasd will find both Neasden and Neasdon.


Great Western

Abingdon c1940 (GW)  
Arley c1960 (GW)  
Ashendon Junction 1959 (GW)  
Bilston Central c1960 (GW)  
Broadway 1957 (GW)  
Cheltenham St James (GW)  
Coombe Junction (GW)  
Croes Newydd West 1959 (GW)  
Dudley 1972 (GW)  
Exeter City Basin 1962 (GW)  
Exeter Middle 1969 (GW)  
Exeter West (GW)  
Fenny Compton 1880 (GW)  
Hackney 1966 (GW)  
Halls Road Junction 1964 (GW)  
Haughton Sidings 1983 (GW)  
Haughton Sidings (GW)   ¶ 
Highley 1969 (GW)  
Laira Junction 1963 (GW)  
Langley Green East 1972 (GW)  
Lawrence Hill 1969 (GW)  
Lime Kiln Sidings 1986 (GW)  
Llandilo 1956 (GW)  
Malvern Wells 1967 (GW)  
Naas Crossing (GW)  
Over Sidings (GW)  
Pantyffynnon 2000 (GW)   ¶ 
Park Royal 1959 (GW)  
Penwithers Junction 1966 (GW)  
Risca Junction 1960 (GW)  
Rowley Regis c1960 (GW)  
Savernake West 1954 (GW)  
Savernake West 1977 (GW)  
Smethwick West 1988 (GW)  
St Clears c1950 (GW)  
Stapleton Road 1969 (GW)  
Stoneycombe Siding c1960 (GW)  
Stow Heath 1964 (GW)  
Tondu 2000 (GW)   ¶ 
Tondu 2011 (GW)  
Uxbridge Vine Street c1960 (GW)  
Wednesbury Central North 1961 (GW)  
Wednesbury Central South 1969 (GW)  
Wilmcote 1962 (GW)  

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