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    Great Western Signal Boxes


    Aynho Junction, Birmingham, Wolverhampton and North Warwickshire Line


        Aynho Junction to Birmingham Moor Street                       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
--- --- Aynho Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 40 King's Sutton Junction 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 30 p.m. --- --- Yes
1 39 Astrop Siding 5. 0 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. Yes
1 79 Banbury South --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 24 Banbury North --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 4 Banbury Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 40 Banbury Ironstone Branch 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 6. 0 a.m. Yes
1 79 Cropredy 6. 0 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. Yes
2 31 Claydon Crossing --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 52 Fenny Compton --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 10 Knightcote 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
2 5 Greaves Siding 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 6. 0 a.m. Yes
--- 68 Southam Road --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 22 Fosse Road 4. 0 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. Yes
3 29 Leamington Spa South Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 25 Leamington Spa South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 26 Leamington Spa North --- Open continuously --- --- No
1 5 Warwick (Avon Bridge) Open as required (Weekdays only) --- Yes
--- 52 Warwick 5. 0 a.m. --- --- ---
6. 30 p.m.
8. 0 a.m. C
10. 30 p.m.
Yes
--- 68 Warwick North 9. 0 a.m. 9. 0 a.m. 5. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
1 8 Budbrook 5. 0 a.m. --- --- ---
9. 0 a.m.
6. 0 a.m.
9. 0 p.m.
Yes
2 14 Hatton South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 35 Hatton North Junction 5. 0 a.m. --- --- ---
9. 0 a.m.
6. 0 a.m.
9. 0 p.m.
Yes
2 12 Rowington Junction 8. 0 a.m. 8. 0 a.m. 4. 0 p.m. C --- Yes
1 54 Lapworth --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 32 Knowle & Dorridge 5. 30 a.m. --- --- --- 5. 30 a.m. Yes
--- 54 Bentley Heath Crossing --- Open continuously --- --- No
1 37 Widney Manor 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
1 22 Solihull 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. Yes
2 58 Acocks Green 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. C Yes
--- 73 Tyseley South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 26 Tyseley North 5. 0 a.m. 5. 0 a.m. 11. 0 p.m. A --- --- Yes
--- --- Tyseley Loco --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 34 Small Heath South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 38 Small Heath North --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 48 Bordesley South --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 41 Bordesley North 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. Yes
--- 35 Moor Street --- --- --- C
10. 0 p.m.
2. 0 p.m.
---
Yes
--- 42       Birmingham South --- Open continuously --- --- No


       Birmingham Snow Hill to Oxley

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
--- 22 Birmingham North --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 40 Hockley South B --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 32 Hockley North 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 8. 0 p.m. Yes
--- 44 Soho 4. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. C Yes
--- 38 Queen's Head 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 6. 0 a.m. Yes
--- 33 Handsworth Station 5. 30 a.m. --- --- --- 8. 0 a.m. Yes
--- 66 Handsworth Junction --- Open continuously --- --- No
1 38 West Bromwich 3. 30 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. Yes
--- 75 Swan Village Junction South 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. 8. 0 a.m. 5. 0 p.m. Yes
--- 16 Swan Village North --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 14 Swan Village West 5. 30 a.m. 5. 30 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. C --- No
--- 28 Swan Village Basin 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. C --- Yes
--- 65 Great Bridge 5. 45 a.m. 5. 45 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. C --- Yes
--- --- Horseley Fields Junction L.M.S. 6. 0 a.m. --- 12. 0 night D --- --- Yes
1 46 Wednesbury South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 35 Wednesbury North 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 2. 0 p.m. Yes
1 64 Bilston G.W. 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. Yes
1 16 Priestfield Junction --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 35 Stow Heath 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 8. 0 p.m. Yes
1 0 Wolverhampton South --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 16 Wolverhampton North --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 34 Cannock Road Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 36 Dunstall Park 5. 0 a.m. 5. 0 a.m. 1. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
--- 18 Stafford Road Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 13 Oxley South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 25 Oxley Middle --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 61 Oxley Branch Junction 5. 30 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. No
--- 52 Oxley North Junction 5. 30 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. Yes
--- 44 Victoria Basin --- Open continuously --- --- No


       Handsworth Junction to Stourbridge

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
--- 59 Smethwick Junction 5. 45 a.m. 5. 45 a.m. F C --- Yes
--- 58 Oldbury & Langley Green East 5. 30 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. E Yes
--- 37 Oldbury & Langley Green Middle 5. 15 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. E Yes
--- 71 Oldbury Goods 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. G C --- No
--- 14 Oldbury & Langley Green
West Crossing
--- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 19 Rowley Regis 5. 0 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. U Yes
1 31 Old Hill Junction 4. 30 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. U Yes
1 34 Halesowen 4. 45 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. G No
--- 64 Cox's Lane 5. 45 a.m. --- --- C 2. 0 a.m. G No
--- 65 Windmill End 8. 0 a.m. 8. 0 a.m. 4. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
--- 46 Windmill End Junction 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. C --- Yes
--- 47 Blowers Green Junction 5. 30 a.m. --- --- C 4. 0 a.m. U Yes
1 34 Cradley East --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 23 Cradley West 5. 30 a.m. --- 11. 0 p.m.Q C --- Yes
--- 76 Lye 5. 0 a.m. --- --- C 4. 0 a.m. U Yes
--- --- Timmis Siding Opened as required for traffic for sidings only --- ---
--- --- Stourbridge Junction South 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 30 p.m. Yes
--- 17 Stourbridge Junction Middle --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 29 Stourbridge Junction North --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 33 Stourbridge Junction Engine Hse --- Open continuously --- --- Yes


       Tyseley South to Henley-in-Arden

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
--- --- Tyseley South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
"center">1 22 Hall Green 5. 30 a.m. 5. 30 a.m. 9. 30 p.m. C --- Yes
2 44 Shirley 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. 2. 0 a.m. C 2. 0 a.m. U Yes
3 79 Earlswood Lakes --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 52 Danzey (for Tanworth) 6. 0 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. Yes
2 57 Henley-in-Arden 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 9. 15 p.m. Yes


       Hatton West Junction to Malvern Road West

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
--- --- Hatton West Junction Open as required for trains passing over North Loop
between 6. 0 a.m. and 10. 0 p.m. and during periods of thick fog.
Yes
1 18 Claverdon Open as required for trains picking up
and putting off in Goods Yard
Yes
3 37 Bearley East 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 11. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
3 63 * Bearley North Junction 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
--- 44 Bearley West Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 1 Wilmcote 6. 0 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. Yes
2 51 Stratford-upon-Avon East --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 17 Stratford-upon-Avon West 6. 0 a.m. 6. 30 a.m. 10. 45 p.m. 9. 45 a.m.
4. 0 p.m.
2. 45 p.m.
10. 0 p.m.
Yes
--- 27 Stratford-upon-Avon Evesham Rd --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 9 Stratford-upon-Avon LMS Junction 12. 15 p.m. 12. 15 p.m. 8. 15 p.m. --- --- Yes
2 40 Milcote --- Open continuously --- --- No
2 38 Long Marston --- Open continuously --- --- No
3 55 Honeybourne South Loop Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 75 Honeybourne Station South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 34 Honeybourne Station North --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- --- Honeybourne Junction East --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- --- Honeybourne Junction West --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 58 Weston-sub-Edge 9. 0 a.m. 9. 0 a.m. 12. 0 noon --- --- Yes
2 68 Broadway --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
4 49 Toddington --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 26 Winchcombe 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m.U --- --- Yes
3 43 Gotherington Open for Trains to attach or detach traffic only --- Yes
1 45 Bishop's Cleeve --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 45 Race Course Open on Race Days only --- --- Yes
2 16 Malvern Road East --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 25 Malvern Road West --- Open continuously --- --- Yes

    Notes

* Distance between Henley-in-Arden and Bearley North Junction. Distance between Bearley East and Bearley North Junction 39 chains
Distance between Bearley East and Bearley West Junction 33 chains
A Or until 10. 40 p.m. Goods Tyseley to Bordesley Junction has left Goods Yard
B Passenger Trains stopping at Hockley to run over Relief Lines between Handsworth Junction and Hockley South, and Up and Down Goods Trains having traffic off at Hockley to be dealt with at the South End
C Open at week-ends as necessary during period of National Emergency
D Saturdays only
E After service has finished
F After disposal of Longbridge stock
G Or after last train
Q During the time the box is switched out, Up Distant Signals to be left at caution
U Or as ordered by Control
Z Opened as required for Special Trains

    

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
Plymouth, Ashburton Junction and Penzance       Swindon. Gloucester, Cardiff and Pyle
Newport, Blaenavon, Pontypridd and Talyllyn Junction       Cardiff, Merthyr, Aberdare, Penarth, Barry and Bridgend
Pyle, Swansea, Carmarthen, Neyland and Fishguard       Pontypool Road and Neath Junction
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Hereford and Newport       Chester, Birkenhead and Wolverhampton
Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton       Whitchurch, Brecon, Pwllheli and Aberystwyth

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