Installing the new signal box, Colwich

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Date:1960 - 1970 (c.)

Description:The installation of a new London Midland Railway Type 15 electro-mechanical signal box on the Trent Valley line at Colwich. An old LNWR signal box and steam locomotives can be seen in the distance.

A Stafford Newsletter photograph.


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Railway Station, Colwich
Railway Station, Colwich

Lantern slide view looking west along the platform towards the signal box and junction ...

Colwich Railway Junction
Colwich Railway Junction

A view of Colwich junction taken from the old signal box. A Stanier 8F 2-8-0 locomotive ...

Railway bridge works, Colwich
Railway bridge works, Colwich

Replacing the rail bridge over Main road, Colwich. A railway crane is lifting blocks ...

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Image courtesy of: Mr John Davies

Donor ref:P2017.008.0196 (37/38637)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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