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Signal Fact 25

Bricklayer’s Arms Junction in South London was controlled by a succession of no less than six signal boxes between 1843 and 1975.

Remote control from London Bridge PSB followed, and transfer to Three Bridges ROC takes the total to eight.

Maryport & Carlisle Railway

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

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.

The Maryport & Carlisle Railway set out its directions of travel on the basis that the Down direction was from Carlisle to Maryport and this was perpetuated by the LMSR and BR-LMR.

The section of line from Carlisle No.5 to Carlisle No.8 was altered from 24 September 1951 to be down from Carlisle No.8 to Carlisle No.5. The change was published in weekly notice W1-38.

With the completion of stage 9 of the Carlisle resignalling on 3 June 1973 the Down direction was altered to be Down from Whitehaven Bransty to Carlisle No.8 to match the rest of the surviving Cumbrian railway lines. The change was published in signalling notice 3G of 1973, a copy of which is held in our digital archive.

The listings on this page show the Down direction used by the Maryport & Carlisle Railway - that is Down from Carlisle to Maryport.


RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR
MC001 Carlisle No.5 - Wigton
datum Maryport Junction
27m56c Carlisle No.5 (South) Junction
26m74c Carlisle No.8 (Currock) Junction MC003
  Cummersdale
  Low Mill Level Crossing
23m43c Dalston
  Curthwaite
  Micklethwaite
16m20c Wigton MC010
Article: Steam Days 2015 October.
  CBC3
MC002 Bog Goods (Crown Street) - Main Line Junction
datum
   
MC003 Maryport & Carlisle Goods
0m00c Carlisle No.8 (Currock) Junction MC001
0m29c Carlisle No.9 (Forks) Junction MC007
0m40c Carlisle No.11 (Rome Street) Junction
  MCG
MC004 Forks Junction - Crown Street Goods v original alignment
datum
   
MC005 Forks Junction - Citadel Station v original alignment
datum
   
MC006 Crown Street Station - Bog Junction
datum
   
MC007 South Carlisle Goods
datum Currock Junction
0m29c Carlisle No.9 (Forks) Junction MC003
0m40c Carlisle No.10 (Bog) Junction
  SCG
MC010 Wigton - Maryport Junction
16m20c Wigton MC001
  Brookfield
  Aikbank Junction MC011
  Leegate
  Low Row
  Brayton Junction CA022
9m66c Brayton
7m65c Aspatria Junction MC011
7m64c Aspatria
  No.5 Pit
  Arkleby
  Warthole
  Oughterhouse Colliery Halt
  Bullgill
4m40c Bullgill Junction MC012
  Dearham Bridge (1)
0m27c Maryport (2nd)
  Maryport (1st)
0m00c Maryport Junction NW940
(1) Dearham until 1867.
  CBC3
MC011 Bolton Branch
datum Maryport Junction
14m78c Aikbank Junction MC010
  High Blaithwaite
  Mealsgate
  Baggrow
7m65c Aspatria Junction MC010
  BBH
MC012 Derwent Branch
datum Maryport with reversal at Bullgill
4m40c Bullgill Junction MC010
  Dearham
  Linefoot
  Linefoot Junction
  Papcastle
10m25c Brigham Junction NW944
  DER
MC013 Maryport - Senhouse Dock (South Quay)
0m00c Maryport
0m24c Ropery MC014
0m47c Senhouse Dock
  MDB
MC014 Ropery - Elizabeth Dock
datum Maryport
0m24c Ropery MC013
0m47c Elizabeth Dock
  MYT

 




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