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    Great Western Signal Boxes


    Shrewsbury, Worcester, Hereford and Newport


        Shrewsbury to Newport                       For details on the notes shown in red, see below

Distance
Box to Box
Name of Box Times during which boxes are open Whether
provided
with
Switch
Week Days Sundays
Opened at Closed at Opened at Closed at
Miles Chains Mondays Other Days
--- --- Coleham --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 20 Sutton Bridge Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 0 Bayston Hill --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 39 Condover 11. 55 p.m.S --- --- --- 6. 0 p.m. Yes
2 8 Dorrington --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 78 Leebotwood --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
3 40 Church Stretton --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 47 Marsh Brook --- Open continuously --- --- No
1 29 Marsh Farm Junction 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 6. 0 a.m. Yes
2 68 Craven Arms L'ng Lane Crossing --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 29 Craven Arms Station 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 12. 0 night Closed Yes
--- 14 Craven Arms (Central Wales Junction) --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 58 Onibury --- Open continuously --- --- No
2 31 Bromfield --- Open continuously --- --- No
2 22 Ludlow 11. 55 p.m.S --- --- --- 8. 0 a.m. Yes
4 69 Woofferton --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
3 9 Berrington & Eye 5. 30 a.m. --- --- --- 3. 0 a.m. Yes
2 62 Kington Junction --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 33 Leominster Station --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 25 Leominster South 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 6. 0 a.m. Yes
2 6 Ford Bridge --- Open continuously --- --- No
2 59 Dinmore 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 6. 0 a.m. Yes
3 20 Moreton-on-Lugg --- Open continuously --- --- No
2
2
64
39
Shelwick Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 76 Barr's Court Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 43         Barton Curve --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 45         Barton Station --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 27               Brecon Curve --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 28 Barr's Court Station --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 16 Ayleston Hill --- Open continuously --- --- No
1 12 Rotherwas Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 4 Red Hill Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
3 25 Tram Inn --- Open continuously --- --- No
2 36 St. Devereux 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. Closed Yes
3 24 Pontrilas 1. 30 a.m. --- --- 2. 0 p.m. 5. 0 a.m.
8. 0 p.m.
Yes
5 13 Pandy 4. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 5. 0 a.m. Yes
2 32 Llanvihangel --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
3 6 Abergavenny Junction 1. 0 a.m. --- --- --- B Yes
1 6 Abergavenny --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 36 Penpergwm 6. 0 a.m. --- --- 5. 0 p.m. 8. 30 a.m.
7. 30 p.m.
Yes
2 57 Nantyderry 4. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 5. 0 a.m. Yes
2 44 Little Mill Junction 5. 45 a.m. --- --- --- --- Yes
1 28 Pontypool Road Station North --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 19 Pontypool Road Station Middle 7. 0 a.m. 7. 0 a.m. 11. 0 p.m. --- --- No
--- 20 Pontypool Road Station South --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 19 Pontypool Road East Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
# 36         Panteg & Coedygric Junction 4. 0 a.m. --- --- 3. 05 p.m.
8. 30 p.m.
2. 0 p.m.E
5. 0 p.m.
10. 25 p.m.
No
19 Pontypool Road South Junction 4. 30 a.m. --- --- --- 6. 0 a.m.F No
1 0 Pontypool Road West Junction 5. 0 a.m. --- --- ---
1. 30 p.m.
8. 30 p.m.
L
3. 30 p.m.
11. 15 p.m.
Yes
1 0 Panteg Junction 5. 45 a.m. --- --- --- F Yes
1 11 Lower Pontnewydd Open for traffic purposes only --- --- Yes
1 34 Llantarnam Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 62 Ponthir 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
--- 62 Caerleon Works Siding Open for traffic purposes only Closed Yes
--- 65 Caerleon 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- W Yes
1 63 Maindee Junction North --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 49 Newport East --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 39 K Maindee Junction East --- Open continuously --- --- Yes


       Worcester to Shelwick Junction

Distance
Box to Box
Name of Box Times during which boxes are open Whether
provided
with
Switch
Week Days Sundays
Opened at Closed at Opened at Closed at
Miles Chains Mondays Other Days
--- --- Worcester Goods Yard --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- --- Worcester Joint Station --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 15 Worcester Shrub Hill Junction --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- --- Worcester Tunnel Junction --- Open continuously --- --- No
---
---
9 *
20
Worcester Rainbow Hill Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 31 Worcester Foregate Street 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 30 p.m. 10. 10 a.m. 12. 0 noon Yes
--- 55 Henwick --- Open continuously --- --- No
2 34 Leominster Junction 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. 9. 15 p.m. 8. 0 a.m. 6. 0 p.m. Yes
1 59 Newland East --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 48 Newland West 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 2. 0 p.m. Yes
--- 79 Malvern Link --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 23 Great Malvern 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. 10. 40 p.m. 9. 0 a.m. 11. 30 p.m. Yes
--- 40 Malvern & Tewkesbury Junction 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. 9. 15 p.m. --- --- Yes
--- 42 Malvern Wells Station --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 27 Malvern Wells Tunnel --- Open continuously --- --- No
1 29 Colwall --- Open continuously --- --- No
2 6 Cummings Crossing 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 6. 0 a.m. Yes
1 4 Ledbury North End --- Open continuously --- --- No
1 8 Ledbury Station --- Open continuously --- --- No
3 75 Ashperton 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 12. 0 night D 8. 0 a.m. 6. 0 p.m. Yes
2 21 Stoke Edith --- Open continuously --- --- No
3 5 Withington 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. 9. 0 a.m. 7. 0 p.m. Yes


       Kidderminster to Woofferton

Distance
Box to Box
Name of Box Times during which boxes are open Whether
provided
with
Switch
Week Days Sundays
Opened at Closed at Opened at Closed at
Miles Chains Mondays Other Days
--- --- Kidderminster Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
3 7 Bewdley Junction (South) 5. 10 a.m. 5. 10 a.m. G 9. 0 a.m. 10. 30 a.m. No
--- 20 Bewdley Junction (North) 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. G 6. 0 p.m. 7. 0 p.m. No
6 21 Cleobury Mortimer 5. 45 a.m. 5. 45 a.m. G --- --- No
3 51 Neen Sollars 5. 50 a.m. 5. 50 a.m. G --- --- No
3 37 Tenbury Wells 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 8. 0 p.m.
ThSx
10. 20 p.m.
ThSo
--- --- No


       Leominster Junction to Leominster

Distance
Box to Box
Name of Box Times during which boxes are open Whether
provided
with
Switch
Week Days Sundays
Opened at Closed at Opened at Closed at
Miles Chains Mondays Other Days
--- --- Leominster Junction 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. 9. 15 p.m. 8. 0 a.m. 6. 0 p.m. Yes
1 65 Leigh Court 7. 40 a.m. 7. 40 a.m. G --- --- No
4 32 Suckley 7. 30 a.m. 7. 30 a.m. G --- --- No
4 44 Bromyard 7. 10 a.m. 7. 10 a.m. G --- --- No
5 10 Fencote 6. 55 a.m. 6. 55 a.m. G --- --- No
7 64 Leominster Station --- Open continuously --- --- Yes

       Kington Branch

--- 34 Kington Junction --- Open continuously --- --- No
3 71 Kingsland 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. H --- --- No
3 61 Pembridge 6. 10 a.m. 6. 10 a.m. H --- --- No
3 70 Titley Junction 6. 30 a.m. 6. 30 a.m. H --- --- No
1 61 Kington 6. 30 a.m. 6. 30 a.m. H --- --- No


       Ross-on-Wye to Little Mill Junction

Distance
Box to Box
Name of Box Times during which boxes are open Whether
provided
with
Switch
Week Days Sundays
Opened at Closed at Opened at Closed at
Miles Chains Mondays Other Days
--- --- Ross-on-Wye 5. 15 a.m.
---
---
5. 15 a.m.
---
---
11. 30 p.m.H
---
---
5. 0 a.m.
1. 45 p.m.
10. 30 p.m.
5. 45 a.m. A
4. 15 p.m. A
1. 15 a.m. J
No
5 39 Lydbrook Junction 6. 50 a.m. 6. 50 a.m. H --- --- No
2 7 Symonds Yat 8. 20 a.m. 8. 20 a.m. H --- --- No
4 64 Monmouth (May Hill) 8. 15 a.m. 8. 15 a.m. 8. 45 p.m. --- --- No
--- 53 Monmouth (Troy) 8. 0 a.m. 8. 0 a.m. 9. 0 p.m. --- --- No
8 55 Llandenny 7. 55 a.m. 7. 55 a.m. 7. 45 p.m. --- --- No
3 37 Usk 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 45 p.m. --- --- No
2 37 Glascoed 5. 45 a.m. 5. 45 a.m. 11. 0 p.m. C --- --- Yes
1 52 Little Mill Junction 5. 45 a.m. --- --- --- --- Yes


       Chepstow Branch

9 13 J Tintern 7. 45 a.m. 7. 45 a.m. 9. 0 p.m. --- --- No
4 49 Wye Valley Junction 7. 50 a.m. 7. 50 a.m. 9. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
0 64 Chepstow Station --- Open continuously --- --- No

    Notes

# From Pontypool Road East Junction
From Moreton - on - Lugg
* From Shrub Hill Junction Box
From Tunnel Junction Box
From Withington
From Panteg & Coedygric Junction
A October 28th to December 16th, 1945 only. To remain open for return assistant engines.
B After last Freight Train for the L.M.S. Yard
C 9. 45 p.m. Saturdays
D Or after 7. 15 p.m. (Perishable) Worcester to Cardiff has cleared
E Or earlier if instructed by Down Side Inspector
F After last Freight Train
G Closed after day's Train Service is completed
H After last train
J From Monmouth Troy
K From Maindee North
S Sunday
W To close on Sundays after passing of 7. 15 a.m. Cardiff passenger

    

Great Western Railway Signal Boxes

Signal Box Introduction       London, Reading, Didcot, Oxford, Wycombe and Banbury
Reading, Newbury, Westbury, Castle Cary and Weymouth       Bristol, Didcot, Severn Tunnel Junction and Highbridge    Exeter Division
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Newport, Blaenavon, Pontypridd and Talyllyn Junction       Cardiff, Merthyr, Aberdare, Penarth, Barry and Bridgend
Pyle, Swansea, Carmarthen, Neyland and Fishguard       Pontypool Road and Neath Junction
Birmingham, Wolverhampton and North Warwickshire Line       Chester, Birkenhead and Wolverhampton
Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton       Whitchurch, Brecon, Pwllheli and Aberystwyth

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