Point Pleasant Junction signal box

Please note that this is NOT a Westinghouse power lever frame signal box, it is included as it was adjacent to the Clapham Junction 'C' signalling system and is provided for historical and geographic interest only.

Point Pleasant Junction

Point Pleasant Junction exterior Picture by kind permission of © Graham Floyd

Point Pleasant Junction

The interior of the signalbox looking toward lever 46, on the block shelf are the train describer sending units for the Up Windsor lines, and above them is the Down Windsor line receiving units.
Picture by kind permission of © Graham Floyd

Point Pleasant Junction

This time looking from lever numbers 1, at the south end of the lever frame again the train describer can be seen located above the lever frame on the block shelf Picture by kind permission of © Graham Floyd

Point Pleasant Junction telephone concentrator

Point Pleasant Junction telephone concentrator Picture by kind permission of © Graham Floyd

Point Pleasant Junction Track diagram

Point Pleasant Junction diagram with the 4 country end lines on the top left leading to Barnes, the 2 lines from East Putney arrive at the bottom left, whilst the 4 lines to Clapham Junction are on the right of the picture. Wandsworth town station is denoted by the three dark coloured platforms above the word 'Junction' on the diagram.
Picture by kind permission of © Graham Floyd

Point Pleasant Junction locking room detail

The interior underneath the signalbox the Stevens lever frame sits on the huge wooden beam, the grey metal box on the right are the lever locks and contact switches for the first few levers. The short grey steps allow the technition to access the lever frame locking. Picture by kind permission of © Graham Floyd

Diagrams

Attached is Southern Railway signal instruction 10 notice of 1940 and signal instruction 10 track diagram of 1940 this can be downloaded in PDF format, this covers the abolition of Wandsworth Town signal box which shows most of the track layout and some of the signalling at Clapham Junction "E" and Point Pleasant Junction. Although dated 26 May 1940 it actually took place on 16 June 1940. These diagram(s) are taken from the website of the Signalling Record Society Research Note37. These images are copyright of the Signalling Record Society, and reproduced by permission.

Adjacent boxes

London Waterloo to Reading - North Line (Windsor Lines)
In March 1934 Wandsworth Town signal box (800yds away) was the adjacent box until it was closed on 16 June 1940 (postponed from 26 May 1940) when Clapham Junction "E" signal box (1m 217yds away) became the adjacent box. Clapham Junction "C" signal box (renamed from Clapham Junction "E") was closed on 02 November 1980 when Clapham Junction "A" signal box (1m 542yds away) became the adjacent box. Clapham Junction "A" signal box was closed on 25 May 1990 when Wimbledon Area Signalling Centre became the adjacent box.

London Waterloo to Reading - South line (Windsor Lines)
In March 1934 Putney signal box (1576yds away) was the adjacent box until it was closed on 22 February 1959 when Barnes power signal box (2m 359yds away) became the adjacent box..

East Putney Branch
East Putney signal box (1339yds away) was the adjacent box from Point Pleasant Junction's opening until closure.

Boxes Replaced
None