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Signal Fact 12

Brunel designed a Disc and Crossbar signal that gave a positive danger or positive clear indication depending on which way it was turned.

It was in use on the Great Western Railway by February 1841.

Londonderry & Lough Swilley Railway

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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
LS001 Londonderry to Burtonport
0m00c Londonderry Graving Dock
0m20c Pennyburn Halt
1m78c Gallagh Road
2m53c Harrity's Road
3m58c Bridge End
5m14c Burnfoot
6m20c Tooban Junction station (1)
  Tooban Junction LS010
7m40c Trady
  Burt Junction LS002
9m22c Carrowen
12m73c Newtoncunningham (2)
16m57c Sallybrook
18m44c Manorcunningham
20m45c Pluck
24m60c Letterkenny
25m40c Old Town
28m49c Newmills
30m01c Foxhall
33m43c Churchill
37m12c Kilmacrenan
39m50c Barnes Halt
45m32c Creeslough
46m46c Dunfanaghy Road
53m37c Falcarragh
56m59c Cashelnagore
63m66c Gweedore
65m79c Crolly
71m40c Kincasslagh Road
72m73c Dungloe (3)
74m56c Burtonport
  Burtonport Quay

(1) originally Junction, later Burnfoot Junction
(2) originally Newtowncunningham
(3) originally Loughmeela, later Dungloe Road (Loughmeela) then Dungloe (Loughmeela)
LS002 Burt Junction to Farland Point
datum Londonderry Graving Dock
  Burt Junction LS001
8m70c Farland Point
LS003 Letterkenny to Letterkenny Quay
LS010 Tooban Junction to Cardonagh
datum Londonderry Graving Dock
  Tooban Junction LS001
7m06c Inch Road
7m54c Lamberton's Halt
9m17c Fahan
  Fahan Junction LS011
10m40c Beach Halt
11m00c Lisfannon Golf Links (1)
12m15c Buncrana
14m11c Ballymagan
15m65c Kinnego Halt
17m70c Dumfries
21m40c Meendoran Halt
23m00c Clonmany
24m32c Ballyliffin
26m14c Rashkenny
28m00c Cardonagh Halt
30m29c Cardonagh

(1) originally Golf Halt
Article: Railway Magazine 2016 December.
LS011 Fahan Pier Branch
Fahan Pier
Fahan Junction LS010


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