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Signal Fact 44

There was a limit beyond which mechanical facing points were not permitted to be worked from a signal cabin.

As time went by the permitted distance was extended:
1874: 120 yards
1877: 150 yards
1885: 180 yards
1900: 200 yards
1908: 250 Yards
1925: 350 yards

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