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Haltwhistle - Wetheral Signal Box Visits - Part 4 - 14th February 2020

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An unusual rear view of Corby Gates Signal Box; which is hiding the level crossing.<br>[&copy; Nick Jones 2020]

The crossing controls.<br>[&copy; Nick Jones 2020]

The unusual level crossing, without road warning lights, taken from inside the box. The trailing crossover is middle right, looking towards Newcastle.<br>[&copy; Nick Jones 2020]

Block instruments.<br>[&copy; Nick Jones 2020]

Signal Box diagram, instruments and lever frame.<br>[&copy; Nick Jones 2020]

Signal Box diagram and instruments.<br>[&copy; Nick Jones 2020]

Signal Box diagram, instruments and lever frame.<br>[&copy; Nick Jones 2020]

Heading for Carlisle, 156490 passes Corby Gates Signalbox on Sun 31 Jan 2021.<br>[© Sam Dixon 2021]

The north side of the bridge/viaduct with the attached footbridge.<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2021]

A central plaque records the engineer and builder (and it's a bridge!).<br>[© Sam Dixon 2021]

The north side of the bridge/viaduct with the attached footbridge.<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2021]

68034 leads 68003 across Wetheral Viaduct/Bridge on 1 Dec 2020 with the 08.36 Nunthorpe to Kingmoor DRS North East RHTT circuit.<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2020]

The north side of the bridge/viaduct taken from the east bank of the River Eden on 25 Apr 2020 (hence the leaves on the trees!).<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2020]

Arriving at Wetheral station along the north side footbridge from the level crossing and signal box.<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2020]

158793 at Wetheral station.<br>[© Sam Dixon 2020]

After calling at Wetheral station 158793 heads off for Newcastle - the signal box is just visible in the distance.<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2020]

Middle right is some original low level Newcastle & Carlisle Railway platform (also seen bottom right of next photo, in front of the Stationmaster's House and the footpath. On the far platform beyond the footbridge is the the NER shelter. Looking towards Carlisle.<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2020]

A mix of old and new at Wetheral on Wed 17 Jun 2020. A diverted LNER Edinburgh to London King's Cross Azuma heading east.<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2020]

The two ticket windows in the stationmaster's house; right is the footbridge and viaduct looking towards the signal box and Newcastle.<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2020]

The viaduct looking towards Newcastle, note that there are only check rails in one direction. Left is the Stationmaster's house.<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2020]

The '99 steps' (there are actually 96 stone steps!) lead from the station wind down the south side of viaduct at its west end to the minor road below by the river.<br>[&copy; Sam Dixon 2020]