Affectionately known as Blood and Custard, the actual colours used for the Signal Box livery were Lemon Chrome and Venetian Red. I know this to be true thanks to Dave Harris (www.derby-signalling.org.uk) who very kindly replied to my email request for information. 80 more words
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I’m not a railway enthusiast, but every time I pass this Grade II listed signal box, I have to admire its style.
This smart little building was constructed in 1892 by the Midland Railway, replacing an earlier box on the site, when the line was expanded from two to four tracks. 153 more words