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Signal Fact 69

In 1863 semaphoe signals on the Great Western Railway were confined to the West Midlands District.

The other districts remained firmly wedded to Discs and Crossbars.

This page should be regarded as “Work in Progress”. The webmaster will welcome additional information for this page.

County pages contain details of Industrial and other Private lines that do not form part of any of the principally listed companies on this web site. RailRefs generally remain un-numbered in the county lists.

In the list below the information is set out in tabular form, spread over four columns. The column entries are -

RailRef The Line Code used in RailRef system.
Line Detail The principal locations included within the Line Code. They are arranged in 'down' direction order. Locations shown are primarily stations and junctions to allow easy cross check against published atlases. Signal box names appear in italics where these are 'intermediate' to stations or have been shown to facilitate links from other pages on this web site. The inclusion of a station or junction name does not imply that there was always a signal box of that same name!
SBR The section reference used in the relevant Signal Box Register published by the Society.
ELR The corresponding Engineer's Line Reference(s). This will be blank for railways that never came within British Railways terms of reference. It will also be blank where British Railways had no surviving responsibility for infrastructure at the time the ELR system came into use.

RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR


Invergordon Dockyard
Admiralty. Opened 1863 by Inverness & Aberdeen Junction Railway and extended to new dockyard 1914. Soon after extended on south side of HR line to Rosskeen and on to Belleport where it joined the HR. Additional line built from Belleport ot Dalmore where the distillery was in use as a naval stores depot to connect with the branch from Alness. Lines lifted 1922-1924.

British Aluminium Co Ltd.

Strome Ferry
Howard-Doris Ltd.


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