Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Notingham to Skegness
'West Street Signal Box'
West Street Junction signal box is on the is on the Nottingham
to Skegness line in Boston.
West Street Junction signal box in 2007. This signal box is in Boston near to the railway station
West Street Junction signal box in 2007. This signal box is in Boston near to the railway station.
The Great Northern Railway box was built in 1875 and has a 60-lever Mckenzie & Holland frame. It is the oldest Great Northern signal box still in everday use in 2016.
These photos were took in 2007 and the steel steps now go down away from the road.
This box is set to close in 2020
West Street Junction signal box in 2007
West Street Junction signal box when the wooden level crossing gates were in use and the steps were also made of wood.
Boston station in BR days with one of the signals at the end of the platform worked by this box.
Note the cover on the station lamp-post, so as not be mistaken for a signal.
Class 03 034 at Boston between turns.
Notingham to Boston line signal boxes on this site
Page updated 6/3/2019