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Shrewsbury Signal Boxes visits (2) - 1st March 2019

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What can only be 'described' as a museum piece, a (no longer used) train describer in Abbey Foregate Signal Box.<br>[&copy; Chris Parker and Barney Clark 2019]

Crewe Junction Signal Box, the frame and instruments, looking north from the south end; the diagram is repeated at each end of the lengthy single staffed box.<br>[&copy; Chris Parker and Barney Clark 2019]

Crewe Junction Signal Box exterior as seen from Shrewsbury P3.<br>[&copy; Chris Parker and Barney Clark 2019]

Crewe Junction Signal Box, the frame and instruments, looking south from the north end.<br>[&copy; Chris Parker and Barney Clark 2019]

The one and only Severn Bridge Junction Signal Box, the world's largest operational manual signal box (previous record holder: Spencer Street No1 Box in Melbourne with 192 levers).<br>[&copy; Chris Parker and Barney Clark 2019]

Severn Bridge Junction Signal Box part of the massive locking room beneath the frame, an impressive and very effective Victorian computer system.<br>[&copy; Chris Parker and Barney Clark 2019]

An antediluvian train describer (no longer used) at Severn Bridge Junction which even includes the Severn Valley line.<br>[&copy; Chris Parker and Barney Clark 2019]