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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

Railway

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

Photography

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

Travel

Ghosts of Middlewich Station

Ghosts of Middlewich Station

(Courtesy Middlewich Diary) Middlewich signal box and the closed station in 1963. Photo: J.H. Priestley/Subterranea Britannica


I take my place on the cold platform… 146 more words

Box of delights

I’ve been craving making some kits for a while now and Santa duly delivered with this delightful Ratio Midland Railway signal box kit. I’m looking forward to making this. 28 more words

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