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Maps and Plans Digital Archive
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British Railways London Midland Region
|OG10||1971 07||Midland Lines line diagram covering Birmingham New Street and Saltley PSB areas.
|1986 07||Midland Lines line diagram covering Birmingham New Street and Saltley PSB areas.
|undated||Cross London Routes. The greater level of detail for the Midland Region lines suggests a LMR production, probably in the 1960s.
|undated||East Midlands Lines. By no means certain that this is a BR production. Shows freight and passenger lines and colours them to distinguish between pre-grouping owners.
Members' Downloads Colour version Black+White version
|LY270||undated||Blackburn area distance diagram. Mileages shown are those post Preston PSB control.
Diagram DC/A 7/02 608/8.
|NU001||undated||Preston area distance diagram. Mileages shown are those post Preston PSB control.
Diagram DC/A 7/02 608/7.
Southern Railway - British Railways Southern Region
|LSWR or SR||undated||London South Western Railway Distance Diagrams. Probable date of production 1922-1924. Mileages are 'Revision Mileage' and the diagrams show these which may make it a later reprint with only the mileage figures changed.|
|SR||undated||Distance Diagrams for the LBSCR and SECR areas in the same format as the LSWR ones. Probable date of production 1927-1929. Mileages are 'Revision Mileage' and appears to be part of a proposal to remile the LBSCR area with a datum of Charing Cross.|
|BR-SR||undated||Control Diagrams 1, 2 and 3 for Western Division, Salisbury and west thereof.|
|BR-SR||December 1949||South Western Division Control Area No.4 track layout.|
|undated||Isle of Wight Signalling Plan and details of signal box type etc. covering Newport to Freshwater.|