Porthmadog signal box

exterior

General view of Porthmadoc station with the platform starter signals and the relay room nearest the camera, the Signalbox is the next building with windows and the Station buildings are in the far distance.
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exterior

The brand new Porthmadoc signal box exterior glinting in the late evening August sunshine of 2014.
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The small 12 lever Westinghouse Style L frame, which came from Darlington signal box orignally.
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Lever Plates and their descriptions . Pictures copyright © Mark Adlington

Track Diagram of station with the Welsh Highland lines top left, the line to Blaenau Ffestioniog leaving top right, and the station platforms are colored in Orange. Pictures copyright © Mark Adlington

CCTV controls for level crossing - used to make sure that the train has cleared the road crossing before the signal man cancels the crossing lights on the lever frame using one of the push buttons.
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Staff instrument for Ffestioniog Railway trains travelling towards to Boston Lodge and Minford station. the train staff had to be placed in a drawer-lock to clear the starter signal.
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Advance Starter signal indicators for trains travelling towards to Boston Lodge.
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Home Signals approaching Porthmadoc are based on a 'McKenzie & Holland'  trident signal was erected to control the approach to the revised Harbour Station layout from Boston Lodge.The mechinical signals were still not commissioned,and the coloured light was controlling trains in August 2014.
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Advanced Starter Signal for trains travelling towards to Boston Lodge is based on a 'McKenzie & Holland' pattern signal which control entry to a single line section. This is made so that it can only be released by the electric train staff for the section. Pictures copyright © Mark Adlington