Wirral Railway


Wirral 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 Wirral Railway’s first line was between Bidston and New Brighton, opened in the 1880s. It absorbed the Seacombe, Hoylake & Deeside Railway in 1891.

New Brighton

A standard Railway Signal Company box, as were all boxes erected in Wirral Railway days.

The Wirral Railway passed to the London, Midland & Scottish Railway in 1923.


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