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Cambridge South signal box
 
Cambridge South signal box that was at the south end of Cambridge station.
 
Cambridge South and North signal boxes were removed when a new modern power box was opened at Cambridge around 1983/4 when the track layout was altered and new colour lights were put in ready for the overhead wires that came in May 1987 from London Liverpool Street and then northwards to Ely around 1992
 
List of the Signal Boxes on this site
 
 
Cambridge North signal box
 
Cambridge North signal box was at the north end of Cambridge station
 
This brick box was opened in 1926 and it closed in 1982
 
List of the Signal Boxes on this site
 
 
Cambridge Coldam Lane Junc signal box
 
Cambridge Coldam Lane Junc signal box
 
This box was opened in 1896. The new bricks are when in 1959 it had a 101 lever frame put in replacing an old smaller one and because of this the signal box had to made bigger. It closed in 1982.
 
List of the Signal Boxes on this site
 
 
Cambridge power box in 2013
 
The Cambridge power box in 2013. This building replaced all the signal boxes in and around Cambridge and and Ely.
 
Cambidge Power box is in a building to the south of Cambridge Station from were I took the photo above from. It controls the line north to Ely and as far south as Stansted and as far as Dullingham on the line to Bury St Edmunds. It was opened around 1984 as the signal boxes on this page were being closed.
 
The days of this PSB may be coming to a end as Network Rail has said that in 2016 ( the date not yet Known?) Cambridge PSB, as well as the Foxton Gate signal Box, are set to close with the Anglia Regional Operations Centre at Romford, taking over these areas.
 
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2016

Great Northern class 365511+ 365530 + 365506

'Abellio Greater Anglia' class 379 008 + 317667 + 379012

'Abellio Greater Anglia' class 170 206 + 170 208 + Cross Country class 170 639

2013

Greater Anglia 3790 22 & the New platforms & Greater Anglia 317 505

2003 

WAGN 65533+ Anglia Railways class 70270+  WAGN 317 336 + Central Trains 158   

Cambridge BR 

Class 31263 + class 37 + DMUs + Two class 31s + Class 08 108

 

 

Cambridge signal boxes

Cambridge South + Cambridge North +  Coldam Lane Junc + Cambridge Power Box 

Chesterton Junc + Shepreth Branch Junc