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The Signal Box- A Pictorial History & Guide to Design

The Signal Box- A Pictorial History & Guide to Design

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In the first full study of the subject, the Signalling Study Group charts the history of the development of the British signal box. Included is a detailed analysis of the construction of a signal box, an encyclopaedic account of the signal box designs of every British railway company, and an account of the work of the various signalling contractors. With a wealth of information on many aspects of signalling history, this book will prove an indispensable reference work for students of railway signalling and architecture, and an informative source for modellers.

Hardback with dust jacket, 248 pages, black & white photographs, drawings

ISBN: 9780860932246

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