Councillor Charles Jones, Mayor of Stafford

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Date:25th of February 1954

Description:Stafford’s Mayor and Signalman, Councillor Charles Jones, is seen at work in No. 5 signal box near Stafford Station. Councillor Jones was Mayor of Stafford during 1953 and 1954 and he is pictured having been invited to continue for a second year in office.

Picture Reproduced by Kind Permission of the Staffordshire Newsletter who retain copyright.

Additional information: Stafford’s No. 5 Signal Box opened 1952 and was fitted with a 150 lever London Midland Region Standard frame. In later years following a re-signalling programme Stafford signal boxes closed and the last train signalled from Stafford was on 29 August 2015 and then trains were controlled and signalled by the Rugby ROC (Rugby Rail Operating Centre).

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Source: Staffordshire County Record Office

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