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As an aperitif, therefore, the signal above used to control the northern entrance to Newton Abbot station in Devon, on the ex-GWR West of England main line.Sadly, it was replaced by colour-light signals when the Exeter area was resignalled.
In doing so, this also brings the green spectacle lens in front of the corresponding oil lamp to give a visible indication at nighttime.
The Mecca of mechanical signalling on Network Rail.
As I've, naturally, taken a lot of photos here, including number of vintage shots scanned in from slides, I have now created separate galleries for each of its six signal boxes: Severn Bridge Junction, Abbey Foregate, Crewe Junction, Sutton Bridge Junction, Crewe Bank and Harlescott Crossing.
My grandfather had been a stationmaster in Malvern and our whole family understood trains and signals.
When I got a bit older, he explained how the signalling system works, and what actually happens inside those mysterious signal boxes - and I was hooked!