THE SIGNAL BOX

BRANCH LINES

OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT
Rare examples still in use

Compiled by John Hinson


This section lists signals of types now becoming rare that are still in use on Britain's railway network, plus other outdoor equipment. Preserved railways are excluded from this listing.

Signal Location Remarks
Great Western centre pivot Droitwich Spa
Liskeard
Severn Bridge Jcn (Shrewsbury)*
Worcester Shrub Hill
* - variant with spectacle plate on left side of arm
Great Western large discs as running signals Worcester Shrub Hill  
Midland Railway lower quadrant Ketton  
Great Northern somersault signal Boston Docks Swing Bridge  
Co-acting signal arms (upper quadrant) Cantley
Greenloaning
 
Wooden post signals Ketton
Hellifield Station
 
Littlehaven Crossing
Hellifield, 27/8/11.
Photo: John Hinson


Equipment Location Remarks
Economical Facing Points

Boston Docks Swing Bridge

 
Facing Points Lock Bars

Crewe Junction (Shrewsbury)  (x2)
Woodhouse East Junction

Signal boxes with no track circuiting

Bootle
Crosfields Crossing
East Farleigh
Fiskerton Junction
Littons Mill Crossing
Llanrwst
Tyseley No1

 

There must be much more information to add here - contributions welcome!

Additional notes by Nick Allsop, Simon Fleming, David Ingham, Simon Lowe, Richard Parson, Blair Robinson, John Saxton and Greg Scott

Additional information will be welcomed by John Hinson