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Signal Fact 15

E A Cowper invented the railway detonator in 1841. Used to protect trains that had come to a stand unexpectedly.

First adopted by the Great Western Railway, the other companies soon followed suit.

Detonators are still used today.

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ELR BR-NR Line Description RailRef
UCJ yes Carlisle, Upperby Junction - Caldew Junction NW962
UCX   Caldercruix Upper Branch NB247
UDS yes Doncaster, Up Decoy Sidings + Low Ellers Curve SY011
UHL yes Wembley Central - Willesden High Level NW014
ULC yes Ullcoates Branch FN073
ULR yes Carlisle Upperby Junction - London Road Junction (Through Siding) NW963
UPG yes Upminster - Grays MR042
UPL   Uphall Branch
USS yes Upside Sidings, Euston NW002
USY yes Westbury Up Sidings  
UXB   Uxbridge Branch GW067
UXC yes Uttoxeter Curve NS021


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