THE SIGNAL BOX

PHOTO GALLERY

GNR Somersault signal

Signal boxes of the
METROPOLITAN DISTRICT RAILWAY

Signalling on the this company's lines was, from the outset, provided by Saxby & Farmer.

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Visit the box

Boston Road

Very few signal boxes survived into recent years, but this long-closed surviving box demonstrates that some of them were to Saxby & Farmer's 1876 design.

The Metropolitan District Railway became part of the London Electric Railways group in 1901.