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Signal Fact 53

1923 saw the commissioning of a route setting lever frame at Winchester by the Great Western Railway.

16 levers were needed whereas a conventional frame would have required 32 levers.

Whitechapel & Bow Joint Railway (MDR, MR)

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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.

MR were successors to LT&SR.

RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR
Whitechapel - Campbell Road Junction
2m04c Vallance Road Junction MD002
1m79c Whitechapel
1m29c Stepney Green
0m56c Mile End
0m28c Bow Road
0m00c Campbell Road Junction MR030


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