THE SIGNAL BOX

LEVER FRAMES

LEVER COLOURS

North Eastern Railway, 1902

Function Colour
Distant signals Green
All other signals Red
Points Black
Locking bars Blue
Releasing levers Snuff Brown
Clearance bars Yellow
Fog apparatus not attached to signal Red and Green 1½" stripes
Point and locking bar 50% Blue, 50% Black
Gong White and Yellow 1½" stripes
Home signal with fog apparatus Red, with 1½" green band, 10" from bottom of lever
Point and clearance bar 50% Black, 50% Yellow
Spare lever, with no interlocking White
Spare lever, with interlocking Upper 50% coloured as former function, lower 50% white
Disc with points 50% Red, 50% Black

Compiled from notes provided by John Talbot



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