Wrexham, Mold & Connahs Quay Railway

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Wrexham, Mold & Connahs Quay 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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Most boxes on Wrexham, Mold & Connah’s Quay Railway dated from 1885, when the line was first signalled. Various contractors provided the boxes.

 

Caergwrle

One of the Railway Signal Company’s boxes provided when the main WM&CQR line was signalled in 1885.

Hawarden

Dutton & Co provided this box in 1890.

Hawarden Bridge Junction

An odd man out – the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway provided this box in the early 1900s.

The WM&CQR became part of the Great Central Railway in 1904.

 

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