Colour Light Signalling for Model Railways
Despite modern appearances, colour light signalling has been around since the 1920s and is just as full of subtle details and variations as 'traditional' semaphore signalling. The inclusion of a working signalling system within a model railway layout is technically challenging but adds realism and 'wow' factor.
With over 200 illustrations including colour photographs of both prototype and actual model signalling, as well as easy-to-follow tables, diagrams and flow charts, this book contains:
- A brief history of the development and deployment of colour light signalling in the UK
- A basic explanation of how track design influences signalling design
- Descriptions of the different components that make up a signalling system and how these components are used and controlled
- How to create a realistic colour light signalling system for a model railway
- Descriptions of in-cab signalling and the various types of level crossing
Softback, 192 pages, 30 black & white and 216 colour photographs
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Updated: 29 December 2021