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    Great Western Signal Boxes


    Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton


        Oxford to Hartlebury Junction                       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
--- --- Oxford Station South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 18 Oxford Station North --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 25 Oxford North Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 53 Wolvercot Siding --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 64 Wolvercot Junction --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 71 Yarnton Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
3 3 Handborough --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
6 21 Charlbury 6. 0 a.m.
---
--- --- ---
12. 0 noon
6. 0 a.m.
8. 15 p.m.
Yes
3 60 Ascott-under-Wychwood --- Open continuously --- --- No
1 20 Shipton 9. 0 a.m. 9. 0 a.m. 5. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
1 37 Bruern Crossing --- Open continuously --- --- No
1 50 Kingham Station --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 57 Adlestrop 11. 45 a.m. 11. 45 a.m. 4. 45 p.m. --- --- Yes
4 14 Moreton-in-Marsh --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 78 Aston Magna Siding 10. 0 a.m. 10. 0 a.m. 1. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
1 22 Blockley --- Open continuously --- --- No
2 1 Campden --- 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 West Loop --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- --- Honeybourne East Loop --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 56 Sheenhill 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 11. 0 p.m. 9. 0 a.m. 5. 0 p.m. Yes
1 54 Littleton and Badsey --- Open continuously --- --- No
1 1 Aldington Siding Open for Traffic Purposes only --- --- Yes
1 22 Evesham South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 39 Evesham North 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
1 71 Charlton Siding 12. 0 noon 12. 0 noon 5. 0 p.m. D --- --- Yes
--- 71 Fladbury 8. 0 a.m. 8. 0 a.m. 8. 0 p.m. E --- --- Yes
2 48 Pershore --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 21 Stoulton 12. 15 p.m. 12. 15 p.m. 3. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
2 42 Norton Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
2 66 Worcester (Wylds Lane Junction) --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 29 Worcester (Goods Yard) --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 25 Worcester (Joint Station) --- Open continuously --- --- ---
--- 15 Worcester (Shrub Hill Junction) --- Open continuously --- --- ---
--- 21 Worcester (Tunnel Junction) --- Open continuously --- --- ---
--- --- Worcester (Rainbow Hill Junction) --- Open continuously --- --- ---
1 18 Blackpole Siding 12. 0 noon
---
12. 0 noon
8. 0 a.m.
7. 0 p.m.SX
4. 0 p.m.SO
--- --- Yes
1 2 Fernhill Heath --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
3 13 Droitwich Spa --- Open continuously --- --- No
3 20 Cutnall Green 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. Yes
1 51 Elmley Lovett Sidings 9. 0 a.m. 9. 0 a.m. 5. 0 p.m. 9. 45 a.m. 5. 45 p.m. Yes
--- 54 Hartlebury Station --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 24 Hartlebury Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes


       Hartlebury Junction to Kingswinford 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
--- --- Hartlebury Junction --- --- --- --- --- ---
3 2 Kidderminster Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 23 Kidderminster Station --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
3 10 Churchill --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
1 66 Hagley 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. Yes
1 52 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
--- 38 Stourbridge Junction Engine Shed --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 75 Brettall Lane 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. U --- --- Yes
--- 28 Kingswinford Junction South 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 10. 0 p.m. Yes


       Kingswinford Junction to Oxley North 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
--- 54 Round Oak South 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 4. 0 a.m. U Yes
--- 41 Round Oak North 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 4. 0 a.m. U Yes
1 32 Blowers Green Sidings 5. 30 a.m. --- --- --- 4. 0 a.m. U Yes
--- 24 Blowers Green Junction 5. 30 a.m. --- --- --- 4. 0 a.m. U Yes
--- 72 Dudley South --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 23 Dudley North 6. 0 a.m. --- --- C 6. 0 a.m. U Yes
1 9 Tipton Junction 6. 0 a.m. 6. 15 a.m. 10. 15 p.m. M C --- Yes
--- 29 Prince's End and Coseley 6. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 6. 0 a.m. Yes
1 66 Bilston --- Open continuously --- --- Yes
--- 61 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


       Severn Valley Line

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
--- --- Hartlebury Junction --- Open continuously --- --- ---
2 23 Stourport South 4. 50 a.m. 4. 50 a.m. B 8. 0 a.m. 6. 40 p.m. ---
--- 17 Stourport North 4. 50 a.m. 4. 50 a.m. B 8. 0 a.m. 6. 40 p.m. ---
2 37 Bewdley Junction South 5. 10 a.m. 5. 10 a.m. B 9. 0 a.m.
6. 0 p.m.
10. 30 a.m.
7. 0 p.m.
---
--- 20 Bewdley Junction North 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. B 9. 0 a.m.
6. 0 p.m.
10. 30 a.m.
7. 0 p.m.
---
3 43 Arley 5. 30 a.m. 5. 30 a.m. B --- --- ---
2 25 Highley 5. 30 a.m. 5. 30 a.m. B --- --- ---
2 11 Hampton Loade 5. 40 a.m. 5. 40 a.m. B --- --- ---
4 39 Bridgnorth 8. 0 a.m. 8. 0 a.m. B --- --- ---
6 62 Coalport 8. 0 a.m. 8. 0 a.m. B --- --- ---
2 18 Iron Bridge and Broseley 8. 30 a.m. 8. 30 a.m. B --- --- ---
1 29 Buildwas Station 5. 40 a.m. 5. 40 a.m. 10. 0 p.m. --- --- ---
3 70 Cressage 7. 15 a.m. 7. 15 a.m. 10. 15 p.m. --- --- ---
4 0 Berrington 7. 30 a.m. 7. 30 a.m. 10. 30 p.m. --- --- ---


       Banbury and Cheltenham Branch

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
--- --- King's Sutton Junction 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 10. 30 p.m. --- --- No
1 49 Adderbury 6. 15 a.m. 6. 15 a.m. B --- --- No
3 41 Bloxham 6. 15 a.m. 6. 15 a.m. B --- --- No
4 19 Hook Norton 6. 30 a.m. 6. 30 a.m. B --- --- No
6 42 Chipping Norton 6. 40 a.m. 6. 40 a.m. B --- --- No
4 16 Kingham East 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. 12. 0 night --- --- No
--- 53 Kingham West --- Open continuously --- --- No
3 75 Stow-on-the-Wold 6. 0 a.m. --- 12. 0 night Z --- --- No
2 9 Bourton-on-the-Water 5. 30 a.m. --- 12. 0 night Z --- --- No
5 6 Notgrove 5. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 12. 40 a.m. No
4 46 Andoversford Junction --- Open continuously --- --- No
--- 15 Andoversford Station 10. 30 a.m. 10. 30 a.m. 12. 30 p.m. --- --- Yes
3 60 Charlton Kings 5. 0 a.m. --- 10. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
1 4 Cheltenham South and Leckhampton ZZ 10. 35 a.m.
2. 45 p.m.
10. 35 a.m.
2. 45 p.m.
11. 35 a.m. A
3. 25 p.m.
--- --- Yes
1 38 Gloucester Loop Junction 4. 30 a.m. --- --- --- 1. 10 a.m. Z Yes
--- 31 Lansdown Junction --- Open continuously --- --- Yes

    Notes

In the case of any train having vehicles to attach or detach during the time the Box is closed, the Porter-Signalman must open the Box specially for that purpose
A Or after passing of 11. 0 a.m. Freight ex Cheltenham
B After day's train service is completed
C Opens at week-ends as necessary
D Or after 5. 23 p.m. Charlton Goods has cleared
E Provided 3. 45 p.m. Campden Goods has cleared
M Down distant to be left at caution
U Or as ordered by Control
XX Or after passing of last booked Local Branch Goods Train
Z To close at times shown or after the passing of the 9. 40 p.m. Freight ex Yarnton
ZZ To open as required for traffic purposes; also if the 7. 05 p.m. Cheltenham is running late and cannot clear Andoversford without delaying the 7. 40 p.m. Cheltenham to Andover

    

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       Birmingham, Wolverhampton and North Warwickshire Line
Chester, Birkenhead and Wolverhampton       Whitchurch, Brecon, Pwllheli and Aberystwyth

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