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1960's Auchinraith Railway Junction

Alex Rochead recently showed me this photo allegedly of Auchinraith junction. Wanting to double check its location, one evening, on the way back from work today, i did a scout-about for 5 minutes. 328 more words

Blantyre Places

Belgium & the Netherlands - May 2015

I took too many pictures while in the Netherlands
From now on five pictures every day in order to catch up !

Zuiderpark mini-railway 17 May 2015… 50 more words


Tuesday June 2nd

Northampton and Lamport railway

Who came? Jean, Kathy and Barbara at The Windhover End and Dave and Lorraine at the Brampton Halt end.

What was it like? 25 more words


Blood and Custard

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

Diary Entry

Duchy and Lancaster Quarries

On the Vale of Glamorgan railway line midway between Ewenny Quarry and Southerndown Road Station there used to be two small quarries on land owned by the Duchy of Lancaster. 640 more words


St Albans Signal Box

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


New Street Signal Box - Birmingham

New Street Signal Box – Birmingham

Construction: 1964

Architects: Bicknall and Hamilton with R L Moorcraft

This delightful little building looks more like an abstract sculpture than a signal box. 89 more words