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Can anyne help?

Started by: admin (749)

Just received this email:-
good evening
looking for information regards to the signal box what colour was the background of the signal box sign i know the letters are in white
been asked to make a full size signal box sign
kind regards alan

Started: 2nd Nov 2019 at 09:58

Posted by: lectriclegs (3900)

Wot no google?

Replied: 2nd Nov 2019 at 10:00

Posted by: PeterP (7721)

Normaly red background with white lettering

Replied: 2nd Nov 2019 at 12:26

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (4918)

But some have a black background.

Replied: 2nd Nov 2019 at 12:33

Posted by: lectriclegs (3900)

Replied: 2nd Nov 2019 at 12:34

Posted by: PeterP (7721)

LL googles great,Just found a sign with a Green background

Replied: 2nd Nov 2019 at 13:29

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (4918)

Replied: 2nd Nov 2019 at 13:49

Posted by: priscus (8272)

One of the boxes on that line, and alas, I do not recall which it was, still (at least back in the 1960's) was of historical interest, still having the original Saxby and Farmer locking system, as could be evidenced from examining the lever bases.

No doubt some of our members will know which box it was.

Replied: 2nd Nov 2019 at 17:00
Last edited by priscus: 2nd Nov 2019 at 17:01:23

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (4918)

Replied: 2nd Nov 2019 at 19:17
Last edited by Tommy Two Stroke: 2nd Nov 2019 at 19:19:12

Posted by: admin (749)

Forgot to say it is the Rylands sidings signal box.

Replied: 2nd Nov 2019 at 21:41

 

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