The Box

Alan Whitehouse visits signal boxes.

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0101Bewdley North2002062520030407

He starts his journey on a preserved steam line, the Severn Valley, where enthusiasts recreate GWR signalling practices.

0101Bewdley North2002062520030407

He starts his journey on a preserved steam line, the Severn Valley, where enthusiasts recreate GWR signalling practices.

0102Garsdale2002070220030408

High on the Pennine moors, the Settle and CARLISLE Railway was destined for closure a few years ago, but the line was reprieved.

0102Garsdale2002070220030408

High on the Pennine moors, the Settle and CARLISLE Railway was destined for closure a few years ago, but the line was reprieved.

0103Saxmundham2002070920030409

Between Ipswich and Lowestoft, a traditional signal box with levers has been replaced by a high-tech system.

0103Saxmundham2002070920030409

Between Ipswich and Lowestoft, a traditional signal box with levers has been replaced by a high-tech system.

0104Stockport No 22002071620030410

Although the traditional heavy levers remain in the box, they merely control the light signals and electric points.

0104Stockport No 22002071620030410

Although the traditional heavy levers remain in the box, they merely control the light signals and electric points.

0105 LASTYork Iecc2002072320030411

The Integrated Electronic Control Centre in YORK controls hundreds of miles of track.

0105 LASTYork Iecc2002072320030411

The Integrated Electronic Control Centre in YORK controls hundreds of miles of track.