Telegraph the Signalman
In the old days the only way signalmen could converse with each other was by telegraph instrument, although by the 1940s most had telephones installed.
It is a bit easier here – if you want to contact the Signalman (the webmaster of this site) just complete and submit the form below. But please read the following before you do.
If you have a general enquiry about signalling, please do so on The Blower. This part of the web site has been introduced specifically for that purpose, and will open your questions to a wider audience. I am sorry but the quantity of enquires I have been receiving have swamped me.
If you are reporting a problem with the operation of the web site, please check the “About This Web Site” section of The Blower first, as the answer may be there.
If you are discussing a specific page of the site, please be extremely clear which one you are referring to. The URL of the last page you visited was:
As this site has many hundreds of pages, it would be really helpful if you would copy that into your message if appropriate.