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Signal boxes in 2005         ( page 3 of 4 )

Midland Railway Butterley

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Hammersmith signal box was Kilby Bridge signal  box

Hammersmith signal box


Hammersmith signal box was called Kilby Bridge signal box . It was opened around 1900 at Kilby Bridge. This signal box was moved to the Hammersmith Station were it opened around 1989. This station is the western terminus of the Midland Railway. The two photos on this page were taken from one of the railways vintage carriages on the vintage weekend in August 2005 as we pulled out of the station.

Hammersmith signal box

Hammersmith signal box



As the name says this railway is all about the Midland Railway. Its main site is at Swanwick Junction, were it has a large collection of steam and diesel locomotives and about four or five signal boxes,and all sorts of bits and bobs.


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Page updated 20/12/2014





Class 5 73129 on train and Midland 2-4-0 158A on Display


Castle Donington Power Station no1 ...Horse Van M42608


Class 31 108 .... Class 37314


Class EM2 on display in the Matthew Kirtley Exhibition Hall.


British Railways  Class 02 and 03


SPT 101 692 ... Boots No.2 P.N. 8292...Class 20 001


Signal Boxes

Swanwick Junction signal box

Butterley CF signal box

Hammersmith signal box

Linby Station and Linby Colliery Sidings signal boxes