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signal box

1. a building containing manually operated signal levers for all the railway lines in its section
2. a control point for a large area of a railway system, operated electrically and semiautomatically
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The pair bought the signal box, which had been derelict since 1987, and converted it and moved in during 1994.
He has worked with agent Dobson Designs to come up with a proposal which is "not the cheapest" as it maintains aspects of the signal box, notably the retention of the style of some windows.
A CCTV system will be installed between the crossing and the signal box, providing the signaller with a view of the entire crossing area.
My children - two of his now five grandchildren - used to really enjoy staying there and playing in the carriage and signal box.
Their actions, which included torching a signal box and causing pounds 20,000 damage, has led to services being restricted.
In recent weeks the crossing was being used by Chinese cockle pickers, who did not understand the signal box staff, and crossed when it was unsafe.
The future of the New Street Power Signal Box, which boasts a unique corrugated concrete exterior, had been under threat after being dubbed the biggest eyesore in the city.
Launching the signal box campaign was Ali Cat, who is the recycling mascot for Alupro's Make Things Happen initiative.
Snowdonia National Park Authority plans to reuse the signal box at Pemaenpool, and is looking for volunteers to man it.
Ironically one signal box retained may actually last longer than the power box which replaced most of its counterparts.
The problem started shortly before 7am when a signal box failed on the central train network.
In one case the RMT was said to have provided information to Network Rail about members based at a signal box which closed 25 years ago.