Bristol & Exeter Railway


Bristol & Exeter Railway

Click or tap the thumbnail for a description and photograph of each listed signal box. These are, in some cases, supplemented by other related pictures of the same box, denoted by the following icons:

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The Bristol & Exeter Railway built some signal boxes to their own design, but most work was carried out by Saxby & Farmer.



An example of one of the Bristol & Exeter’s signal boxes built to their own all-brick design.

Stoke Canon Crossing

Many Saxby & Farmer signal boxes were supplied to the Bristol & Exeter, mostly to their 1874 style shown here.

The Bristol & Exeter Railway became part of the Great Western Railway in 1876.


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