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Signal Fact 8

At Brockley Whins in the mid 1830s, flag signals were used to control the junction between the Stanhope & Tyne Railway and the Brandling Junction Railway.

North Wales Narrow Gauge Railway (Welsh Highland 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.

The revived Welsh Highland Railway uses the Caernarvonshire Railway (LNWR) trackbed north of Dinas.

RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR
NG001 Main Line
Dinas NW
Dinas Junction
Tryfan Junction station
Tryfan Junction NG002
Bettws Garmon
Quellyn Lake (1)
Snowdon (2)
Pitt's Head
Hafod Ruffydd
Nantmor (3)
Hafod Garregog
Croesor Junction PC001
Pont Croesor
Porthmadog WHR (2nd)
Croesor Crossing
Porthmadog WHR (1st) FF007
(1) Snowdon until 1881, then Snowdon Ranger until 1893
(2) Rhyd-ddu until 1893; South Snowdon from 1922
(3) Aberglaslyn from 1934
NG002 Bryngwyn Branch
Tryfan Junction NG001


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