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Art by the Numbers

Recently I read about the upcoming nationwide roll out of the Quality Metrics Framework. For those of you who don’t know, The Quality Metrics are a selection of statements presented to audiences to help arts organisations understand the qualities of the work that they programme. 997 more words

Signal Box

Worksop train station photograph

Worksop station was heavily influenced by the owner of Welbec Hall, which is another interesting story in its own right.

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Thursday Special

The Severn Bridge Signal Box is often described as “a cathedral among signal boxes” by enthusiasts. Found just beyond Shrewsbury Station it was built in 1910 and one of the largest in Europe.

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Last manual signal box and it’s last signalman at St Neots Railway Station

This image of the Last signal man of the St.Neots signal box is just lovely, is a bit bittersweet. This signal box, opened in 1898 closed in 1977. 30 more words

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Last manual signal box and its last signalman at St Neots Railway Station

This image of the Last signalman of the St Neots signal box is just lovely, but a bit bittersweet.

This signal box, opened in 1898 closed in 1977. 184 more words

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Trainspotting ...

… not so much Irvine Welsh, more Jonathan Meades.  As a child,  Meades made lists: “Why were people called Salmon, Pike, Gudgeon, Whiting, Chubb, Grayling, Roach, Haddock, Spratt, Bass? 287 more words

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Signalling

I am a railway enthusiast but railways are not just about lovely locos. Locos can weigh upwards of 100 tons. These days, trains can run into thousands of tons. 419 more words

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