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Signal Fact 51

When colour light signalling was commissioned at Borough Market Junction in 1926, the overlap on the Down Charing Cross Home signal was just 15 yards - 45 feet against a typical carriage length for 57 feet.

At times of fog, this signal was fog-signalled.

Swansea & Mumbles 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.

Explanation of column content is here.


RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR
MM001 Swansea - Mumbles
datum
Swansea Rutland Street GW623
Argylle Street
Beach Street
St Helens (1)
St Gabriels (2)
Brynmill (3)
Sketty Road (4)
Mumbles Road NW
Blackpill (5)
Lilliput Road
West Cross (6)
Harold's Moor
Norton Road
Oystermouth (7)
Southend
Mumbles Pier
(1) St Helens Road until 1900
(2) Gorse Lane until 1900
(3) Water Works Road until 1878, then Brynmill Road until 1902
(4) Ashleigh Road from 1929
(5) Blackpill Road until 1900
(6) West Cross Road until 1900
(7) Dunns until 1827, then Mumbles from 1860 until 1900
   

 




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