THE SIGNAL BOX
By tradition, the Rule Book has required all visitors to the Signal Box to sign the Train Register. We'd like to invite you to maintain this tradition. Simply fill in your details and comments here .
Entries made by previous visitors to this site will be found below. These are listed in batches of 50 - follow the links at the foot of the page to see more.
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2016 23/2/13 - Harald M. Müller, Grafing, Bavaria, Germany|
Great site, of course! One correction I'd like to see: On the museums and pubs page, Knittelfeld should be under heading "Austria" (it is in Styria in the south of Austria). Regards Harald
1111 14/2/13 - Martyn Cross, Gosport, England|
Good site, very interesting.
2304 08/2/13 - Andy P, Devon|
Excellent website, exceedingly interesting
1816 07/2/13 - Leigh Johnson, Longfield, Kent|
An excellent resource, for modellers and enginemen. Many thanks
2301 02/2/13 - Neville Andrews, Leigh-on-Sea|
Well laid out site with loads of information. Brilliant
1849 22/1/13 - Teena Brown, Swanage|
Excellent website, really well laid out. Have been to signal boxes many times but have never breached rules 72(a) or 55!!!!
0241 19/1/13 - Rod Mackay, Barry|
0240, working my last night turn in Aberthaw which closes at the end of next week.
1227 18/1/13 - Neil Stuart, Haddenham, Bucks|
Excellent site with lots of information for all enthusiasts.
2345 16/1/13 - Anthony Sutton, Lichfield, England|
Amazing information on a great site Will have to devoate a long long time to absorb all on offer on the site Great Stuff Anthony
1916 13/1/13 - Ian Blair, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire|
Very nice site. Well done!
1501 12/1/13 - Andrew Nutter, earby, Lancashire|
Very interesting site a lot of useful information
1430 03/1/13 - Paul Bowman, Belfast, Down|
I have enjoyed looking through this website and have learned a great deal from it. Much of it brings back memories of experiences in the past.
1946 01/1/13 - Grover Cleveland, North California, USA|
1855 29/12/12 - Bob Logan, Whangarei, Northland., New Zealand|
Looking for sigs , for NG railway, got lost, so must infringe Rule 72a. Retired NZGR Employee.
1747 26/12/12 - Steve Crang, Bridgwater, England|
As I've already infringed Rule 72a (which you allowed me to do by the way!) it would be rude not to comply with Rule 55 :-) Interesting and informative site for any heritage rail enthusiasts everywhere - thanks so much for the time you have clearly put in to this!
1528 24/12/12 - Gray Mac, Castlebar, Ireland|
Most useful resource, well presented.
0159 23/12/12 - Brian Camp, West Mersea, England|
Great site I am an ex LTSR Guard,lived in my young days by the GER Buntingford Branch, Where my love of railways started. Then spent alot of time at Knebworth ECML in 1962/3 would like some track plans, pure nostalgia.
1721 22/12/12 - john corke, neston heshire, england|
superb web site and very informative to a novice on signals as myself. Will continue it in the future for further information.
2041 16/12/12 - Fabrizio Santoro, Lonate Pozzolo, Varese, Lombardy - Italy|
Really interesting website! A lot of informations and a good selection of pictures!! I'll be glad to help you about Italian signals, I saw there are not a lot of pictures and explainations about our signalling!
2311 13/12/12 - Robert Michel, Ashford, CT, USA|
Originally from Sheffield.
2140 07/12/12 - Dave Barnsdale, Lincoln|
Love this Website,The Signal box has been part of my life since I was young lad.
2027 03/12/12 - Bob Goodwin, Nantwich, England|
railwayman from aug 1962 to april 2006 started at Rugby on S&T then worked on telecoms at Bedford, Rugby,Birmingham,Stafford,Crewe & Derby as supervisor.
2118 01/12/12 - Brian McNaughton, Ashford, Kent|
A super site.
1355 24/11/12 - Trevor Lloyd-Lee, Marquette, Michigan., USA|
This is an very informative site. I model BR (SR)in the 1950s in 3mm / ft scale and have used the infomation to understand semaphore signalling and get my signals working and correctly located. Thank you for all the hard work designing and upkeeping this web site.
2140 17/11/12 - Brian Morgan, Luton, UK|
Super web site with loads of useful information
0918 17/11/12 - Anthony Rea, Canonbie, Scotland|
Amazing resource! Found my favourite places: Lincoln(Pelham Road); Carlisle Citadel; Scarborough; and, Beattock!
2342 01/11/12 - Andrew Martin, Ballarat Vic, Australia|
Great website. Use you for research and reference all the time. Never be a railwayman, but come from a family of them and simply love signalling. Thank you for prviding such an excellent resource.
0140 25/10/12 - Iain Martin, Dundee, Scotland|
This is an excellent website for all things signalling! (I was very lucky to see inside Dunkeld signalbox in April 1990.)
1454 18/10/12 - Richard Powderhill, Brum, Emgland!|
Interesting on signalling, junctions etc. Keep updating!
0739 15/10/12 - John Isherwood, Nottingham|
Fascinating site. How we depend on all railway staff.
2038 10/10/12 - Alistair Kewish, Ringstead, United Kingdom|
Hello everyone, I am an ex-mechanical Signaller, based in a small box just outside Barrow-in-Furness. I worked at Askam Box between 1991-95 and can honestly say that there was rarely a dull moment all the time I was employed by BR later Network Rail. The added bonus was to handle steam specials for several seasons - in both directions. Thanks for providing this Register.
0737 07/10/12 - Paul Seggie , Alexandra Hills, Queensland Australia |
Very lucky to have worked in the 70s,80s 90s in Victoria.Large Levers Minature Thumb Switch Push Button and NX and Vdu Screens and a variety of Safe Working Systems nearlly all Reduntant
0209 28/9/12 - steve partington, Langley B.C., Canada|
Worked the afternoon shift many times, in 1959 with my older brother Ted.Who was signalman At the Withington and west didsbury signal box, Manchester.(see "disused stations")never signed rule 55, spent most of the time avoiding the station master, ha ha. Did log out with the 7. 5. 5. bell signal to the boxes up and down the line though.Right, Ill sign rule 55 now. Great web site by the way.
0118 27/9/12 - Denny Wagstaffe, Wangaratta, Australia|
Interesting Info - But I Looked at all bell signals asking if track clear? How do you answer yes or no ?
1133 25/9/12 - Stephen Savage, Worcester|
S & T Student Technician Engineer 1976 - 1982 BR Birmingham UK
1327 11/9/12 - matthew sawyer, salisbury, uk|
old school photo's take me back. fantastic
1608 10/9/12 - Brian hammonds, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands|
Retired Driver, 47 years service at Saltley MPD.
1446 09/9/12 - Jim Martin, Miltown Malbay, Ireland|
Was a S&T trainee eng'r (Probationer) at Bletchley from 1963-1965 when WCML was being re-signalled for 25kV electification.The Area Engineer was A.E.Matthews, located at Rugby.
1223 03/9/12 - Bahrain Tahir, Penang, Malaysia|
An excellent site. Very informative and a great help to railwaymen all over the world to understand the history of railway and railway technology. Thank you and well done.
1444 21/8/12 - Matt Smith, York, England|
Absolute Block reasearch!
1116 18/8/12 - JBDS WEBS, Crewe|
excellent site well thought out
1119 11/8/12 - John Haydn Davies , Perth , Western Australia|
Hi to John Clake who I found after 40 years !
1410 09/8/12 - jeffrey schackart, ft lauderdale, Florida|
good historic information me = chicago & western indiana railroad leverman- state line tower..1979-1980 - me = indiana harbor belt railroad 1980-1985 8 tower system current: deputy sheriff - retired - florida
0735 08/8/12 - Alex Hill, Bournemouth|
Keep it up !!! Nice to see the old stuff such as layouts and pics of lines with signalboxes as it were then before being wiped up by so-called 'modernisation' Very worthwhile project called www.signalbox.org
1516 02/8/12 - Katherine Kearns, Warmley, England|
Thank you for such a valuable resource. I'm completing Listed Building Consent to fully restore the signal box at Warmley, Bristol and open it for the public to see inside. It's fantastic to find photographs of other signal boxes for me to compare with ours.
0909 30/7/12 - DEREK SMITH, BUSHEY, HERTS, ENGLAND|
IT'S GOOD TO BE IN CONTACT WITH OTHER ENTHUSIAST
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