signal box

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a building from which signals are sent to control the movements of railway trains


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Their efforts will also be raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support, which is being supported by Hungry Horse pubs up and the country, including the Signal Box in Meto Lakha Close, near to the Gallagher Retail Park.
A retired ex-signalman called Alf Herrington was also drafted in so Eric and he made up the North-east's oldest and the youngest signal box team.
Liverpool Lime Street signal box will close in 2016 and will be replaced by a new Rail Operating Centre (ROC) at Ardwick, Manchester, which initially begins operating later this year.
The production was filmed on the Severn Valley Railway; a fake signal box was erected in the cutting on the Kidderminster side of Bewdley Tunnel, and the interiors were filmed in Highley signal box.
From their elevated perch a dedicated team operates 24/7, 365 days a year, and has done since the Signal Box opened.
THE next time you take a Virgin Trains express from Holyhead to London, sit on the left side of the tilting 125mph Super Voyager train and look out for Ty Croes signal box amid the rolling fields.
ANYONE who has ever visited Beamish Museum is likely to have had a pull on the one of the levers in the old signal box.
At bronze level (which costs pounds 310) you can take a 16-mile trip, with a full briefing, a footplate crew in attendance, lunch and a free ticket for a companion, plus a tour of the signal box.
A HISTORIC Midland signal box under threat of demolition has been recognised for its special architectural interest.
The level crossing has barriers and lights and there is a signal box nearby.
The copper bands of their early Signal Box 4 Auf dem Wolf--which both become three-dimensional and transform from sealed to perforate through rotation from vertical to horizontal--were ostensibly designed to function as a Faraday cage as well as a visual screen.
Police said Lobit was driving eastbound on Victory when she lost control of her car, which ran off the roadway, hitting a light pole, a traffic signal box and a mailbox.
He said: 'Someone appears to have realised that Class 90s have never been checked for structure gauge on the North Wales Coast, so the 90 was detached at Llandudno Junction and left in a siding near the signal box.
I have a computer system in my office dedicated to stock market data, which uses a signal box and software from Data Broadcasting Corporation (DBC).