THE SIGNAL BOX

OVERSEAS

SILKEBORG EAST
Danish State Railways

by John Hinson

View of Silkeborg east box
Photograph 4/65, from the collection of Dr J W F Scrimgeour

A general view looking east from Silkeborg station, with the Langas line on the left and that to Skanderborg on the right. Silkeborg is a junction station in central Jutland on the Branda to Langaa cross-country secondary main line. In addition to being the junction for Skanderborg, it is the terminus of two standard gauge light railways which are both served by the DSB station.

Silkeborg East box
Photograph 4/65, from the collection of Dr J W F Scrimgeour

A closer view of the East signal box at Silkeborg. The box looks ramshackle indeed, but a newer one existed at Silkeborg West.

The shunt signals in the foreground are rotating point indicators, similar to those used in Austria described on the page about Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof.


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