The Signalling Record Society
The South Tynedale Railway extended to Slaggyford in 2017 necessitating provision of a new signal box to the same design as its predecessor which was demolished in the 1960s.
This video, which is split into two parts, chronicles the installation and subsequent testing of a mechanical lever frame in that signal box.
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Part 1: Installation
Part 2: Testing the Locking
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|Filmed by:||Neil Mackay|
|Filmed in:||June & September 2017|
|Historic Material:||Richard Graham and Ian Hughes|
|Installation Team (June):||Ian Hughes, Roly Johnson,
Zach Taylor, John Thompson,
|Locking Testers (September):||Charles Weightman assisted by
Ian Hughes, Richard Pulleyn
Locking Fitter: Roly Johnson
|Video Editor:||Derek Young|
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