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Signalling Notices Digital Archive

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Series Continued from Metropolitan District Railway.

Notice & Year Extent of Cover Included & Implementation Date RailRef(s)
49 1931 Track and signalling alterations, Acton Town.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD020
03 1932 Opening of new signal box and renumbering of points and signals, Acton Town.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD020
09 1932 Alterations to tracks and signals, Acton Town.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD020
14 1932 Alterations to tracks and signals between Chiswick Park, Acton Lane junction and Turnham Green.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD020
17 1932 Alterations to tracks and signals, Acton Town.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD020
20 1932 Alterations to track and signals between West Kensington and Hammersmith.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
LE020
21 1932 Signalling alterations west of Acton Town.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
22 1932 District railway and Piccadilly line. Alterations to tracks and signals between Turnham Green and West Kensington.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
LE020
25 1932 District railway and Piccadilly line. Alterations to tracks and signals west and east of Acton Town.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
26 1932 Extension of Piccadilly line trains to South Harrow.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD020
MD030
SW035
SW036
LE020
28 1932 Alterations to tracks and signals between West Kensington and Barons Court.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
LE020
35 1932 Alterations to track and signals between Acton Town and Northfields.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD024
35 1932 Extension of District railway trains to Upminster.
Available on Research Note 42.
MR040
42 1932 Resignalling of South Harrow line.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD030
43 1932 Bringing into use of new eastbound line between South Ealing and Acton Town.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD024
50 1932 Bringing into use of new lines between Acton Town and Boston Manor.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD024
01 1933 District railway and Piccadilly line. Re-alignment of eastbound roads west of Turnham Green.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD020
SW035
SW036
09 1933 District railway and Piccadilly line. Bringing into use of new lines between Arnos Grove and Enfield West.
Available on Research Note 42.
LE020
MD024
16 1933 District railway and Piccadilly line. Working of South Acton branch.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD023
20 1933 Working of 8-car trains, District railway.
Available on Research Note 42.
 
27 1933 District and Piccadilly lines. Signalling alterations, nights of 8th, 14th July and 5th August. Stamford Brook - Turnham Green, Hounslow East - West, Sudbury Hill, Northfields Depot Eastern End.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD024
MD030
SW035
SW036
25 1934 District and Piccadilly lines. Remote control of certain District line signalling west of West Kensington from West Kensington East Signal Box.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
36 1934 All lines. Rebuilding of Northolt Road bridge South Harrow.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD030
50 1934 Metropolitan and District lines. Opening of Upminster Bridge station.
Monday, 17th December.
Available on Research Note 42.
MR040
06 1936 Metropolitan and District lines. Working of inner rail trains on Sundays.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD002
MD010
MD011
MD012
MD013
MT001
MT005
07 1936 District line. Alterations to points and signals, Barking.
Available on Research Note 42.
MR030
17 1936 Metropolitan line. Installation of new connections and alterations to signalling - Whitechapel (East London).
Available on Research Note 42.
EL001
MD003
18 1936 Metropolitan and District lines. Instructions for working electric trains between St. Mary's and Upminster and on the East London line.
Available on Research Note 42.
 
23 1936 Metropolitan and District lines. Opening of new signal box at Cromwell Road and consequent alterations to signalling.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
MD012
MT005
30 1936 Metropolitan and District lines. Opening of new signal box at Cromwell Road and consequent alterations to signalling.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
35 1936 Metropolitan and District lines. Opening of new signal box at Cromwell Road and consequent alterations to signalling.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
MD012
MT005
37 1936 Metropolitan and District lines. Opening of new signal box at Cromwell Road and consequent alterations to signalling.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
MD014
MD015
43 1936 District line. New electrified sidings Richmond.
Available on Research Note 42.
SW035
47 1936 Metropolitan and District lines. Alterations to crossover road and signals, Aldgate East.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD002
52 1936 Metropolitan and District lines. Engineer's possession of No.1 or No.4 platform road at Earl's Court on weekdays.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
09 1937 Metropolitan and District lines. Detention of trains at, and failures of, signals between Campbell Road junction and Upminster.
Available on Research Note 42.
MR030
MR040
05 1938 District line. Renumbering of signals between Victoria to Mansion House.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
17 1938 Metropolitan and District lines. Alterations to track and signalling, Aldgate East – St. Marys.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD002
MD011
MT012
43 1938 Metropolitan and District lines. Opening of new station and alterations to signals, Aldgate East.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD002
47 1938 Metropolitan and District lines. Alterations to track and signals, Aldgate East.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD002
MT012
48 1938 Metropolitan and District & Piccadilly lines. Opening of new station and signal box and re-arrangement of signalling, Uxbridge.
Available on Research Note 42.
MT034
50 1938 District line. Renumbering of signals between Mansion House and Aldgate East.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD002
03 1943 Metropolitan and District lines. Alterations to Traction Current supply, Bouverie Street substation-South Kensington (Met).
Available on Research Note 42.
MT005
19 1946 Metropolitan and District lines. Opening of new signal box at Aldgate and alterations to signals at Aldgate and Aldgate East.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD002
MD011
MT001
MT012
31 1946 District line. Alterations to signals between Whitechapel and Bow Road.
Available on Research Note 42.
WB001
41 1946 District line. Opening of new signal box and alterations to signals Bow Road.
Available on Research Note 42.
WB001
39 1948 District and Piccadilly lines. Opening of new signal box, and renumbering of points and signals, West Kensington East.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD010
20 1949 District & Piccadilly lines. Standardisation of signalling aspects, Boston Manor - South Ealing.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD024
34 1949 District & Piccadilly lines. Standardisation of signal aspects - Acton Town.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD020
MD024
35 1949 District & Piccadilly lines. Standardisation of signalling aspects, South Harrow.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD030
48 1949 Metropolitan line. Modernisation of signalling, South Kensington (Circle line).
Available on Research Note 42.
MT005
08 1950 Metropolitan and District lines. Detention of trains at, and failures of signals between Campbell Road Junction and Upminster.
Available on Research Note 42.
MR030
MR040
03 1951 District & Piccadilly lines. Alterations to tracks and signals, Ealing Common depot.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD020
44 1951 District & Piccadilly lines. Conversion of semaphore to colour light signal, Acton Town to Turnham Green.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD020
SW035
SW036
44 1951 District line. Changeover of signalling at Whitechapel.
Available on Research Note 42.
MD002
MD003
WB001
18 1960 Bromley - Plaistow - East Ham - Barking, new Barking SB, closure of East Ham, Plaistow temporary SBs.
Saturday-Sunday 7-8 May.
MR030