THE SIGNAL BOX

OVERSEAS

FRANSISCO ALVAREZ
D F Sarmiento (Buenos Aires Western) Railroad

by John Hinson

Fransisco Alvarez signal box
Photograph from the collection of Dr. J W F Scrimgeour

Fransico Alvarez station is on the main line west from Buenos Aires, which has third-rail electrification from Plaza Once terminus and Moreno, 36 km out from Buenos Aires.

The signal box on the station platform looks pure British; it is built to the Railway Signal Company's standard design.

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