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    Great Western Signal Boxes


    Whitchurch, Brecon, Pwllheli and Aberystwyth


        Whitchurch Junction to Aberystwyth                       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
--- --- Whitchurch Cambrian Junction --- Open continuously --- --- ---
2 69 Fenns Bank 6. 15 a.m. 6. 15 a.m. 9. 30 p.m. Closed Yes
3 63 Bettisfield 6. 15 a.m. 6. 15 a.m. 9. 30 p.m. Closed Yes
4 11 Ellesmere 3. 0 a.m. --- --- 2. 0 p.m.
---
4. 15 a.m.
11. 0 p.m.
---
5 34 Whittington High Level 7. 0 a.m.
2. 35 p.m.
7. 0 a.m.
2. 35 p.m.
11. 0 a.m.
10. 30 p.m
Closed Yes
1 64 Oswestry North --- Open continuously --- --- ---
--- 22 Oswestry South --- Open continuously --- --- ---
3 47 Llynclys Junction 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. A 10. 0 p.m. --- --- Yes
2 17 Llanymynech Ground Frame 7. 0 a.m. 7. 0 a.m. 9. 0 p.m. Closed ---
--- 13 Llanymynech South 2. 0 a.m. --- 11. 40 p.m. ---
7. 0 a.m.
8. 30 p.m.
6. 0 a.m.
7. 45 a.m.
9. 30 p.m.
---
1 41 Four Crosses 7. 0 a.m. 7. 0 a.m. 9. 30 p.m. Closed Yes
3 32 Pool Quay 2. 0 a.m. --- 11. 0 p.m. ---
7. 15 a.m.
8. 15 p.m.
5. 30 a.m.
8. 0 a.m.
9. 15 p.m.
---
2 4 Buttington Junction 2. 0 a.m. --- --- ---
7. 15 a.m.
8. 15 p.m.
5. 30 a.m.
8. 0 a.m.
9. 0 p.m.
---
1 6 Buttington Gates 1. 0 a.m. --- --- ---
7. 15 a.m.
8. 15 p.m.
5. 30 a.m.
8. 0 a.m.
9. 0 p.m.
---
1 43 Welshpool 1. 0 a.m. --- --- --- 1. 30 a.m. Yes
4 29 Forden 1. 0 a.m. --- 10. 30 p.m.So 3. 30 a.m.
7. 30 p.m.
8. 15 a.m.
9. 0 p.m.
---
2 0 Montgomery 4. 30 a.m.
1. 0 p.m.
4. 30 a.m.
1. 0 p.m.
12. 30 p.m.
8. 0 p.m.
Closed Yes
3 13 Abermule 1. 0 a.m. --- 10. 30 p.m.So 3. 15 a.m.
7. 30 p.m.
8. 30 a.m.
8. 30 p.m.
---
4 3 Newtown 12. 05 a.m. --- 10. 30 p.m.So 3. 30 a.m.
7. 30 p.m.
8. 45 a.m.
8. 30 p.m.
---
4 37 Moat Lane East 3. 0 a.m. --- 11. 10 p.m. 3. 0 a.m. 4. 45 a.m. Yes
--- 18 Moat Lane West 12. 50 a.m. --- --- ---
7. 0 p.m.
9. 0 a.m.
8. 30 p.m.
---
--- 69 Caersws 3. 0 a.m. 3. 0 a.m. 10. 15 p.m. 4. 20 a.m.
7. 20 p.m.
8.45 a.m.
7. 50 p.m.
---
2 56 Clatter --- Open as required --- --- Yes
3 9 Carno 3. 15 a.m. 3. 15 a.m. B 4. 30 a.m.
7. 15 p.m.
8. 50 a.m.
7. 50 p.m.
---
2 8 Talerddig 3. 25 a.m. 3. 25 a.m. B 4. 35 a.m.
7. 05 p.m.
9. 0 a.m.
7. 50 p.m.
---
3 31 Llanbrynmair 3. 30 a.m. 3. 30 a.m. B 4. 50 a.m.
7. 05 p.m.
9. 10 a.m.
7. 50 p.m.
---
5 24 Cemmes Road 3. 45 a.m. 3. 45 a.m. B 5. 0 a.m.
6. 50 p.m.
9. 20 a.m.
7. 50 p.m.
---
4 75 Machynlleth East 3. 30 a.m. 3. 30 a.m. B 5. 15 a.m.
6. 20 p.m.
9. 30 a.m.
7. 50 p.m.
---
--- 17 Machynlleth West 4. 30 a.m. 4. 30 a.m. B 5. 15 a.m.
6. 20 p.m.
9. 40 a.m.
7. 0 p.m.
---
3 65 Dovey Junction 5. 45 a.m. 5. 45 a.m. B 6. 0 a.m.
6. 0 p.m.
10. 0 a.m.
7. 0 p.m.
---
--- 57 Glandyfi 10. 15 a.m. 10. 15 a.m. 2. 45 p.m. Closed Yes
5 38 Ynyslas 6. 10 a.m. 6. 10 a.m. B 6. 10 a.m.
6. 0 p.m.
9. 45 a.m.
7. 0 p.m.
---
2 14 Borth 6. 15 a.m. 6. 15 a.m. B 6. 15 a.m.
6. 0 p.m.
9. 50 a.m.
7. 0 p.m.
---
2 33 Llandre 6. 10 a.m. 6. 10 a.m. B 6. 20 a.m.
6. 0 p.m.
9. 55 a.m.
7. 0 p.m.
---
1 46 Bow Street 6. 10 a.m. 6. 10 a.m. B 6. 20 a.m.
6. 0 p.m.
10. 0 a.m.
6. 30 p.m.
---
3 27 Llanbadarn Crossing 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. B 6. 30 a.m.
5. 45 p.m.
10. 05 a.m.
6. 30 p.m.
---
--- 68 Aberystwyth 6. 0 a.m. 6. 0 a.m. B 6. 30 a.m.
5. 45 p.m.
C
6. 45 p.m.
---


       Moat Lane and Brecon Section

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
7 41 Llanidloes 2. 50 a.m. 2. 30 a.m. 10. 30 p.m. Closed ---
3 27 Tylwch --- --- --- Closed Yes
3 76 Pantydwr 4. 0 a.m. --- 8. 45 p.m. Closed ---
6 58 Rhayader 4. 30 a.m. --- 9. 15 p.m. Closed ---
3 23 Doldowlod 4. 50 a.m. --- 9. 30 p.m. Closed ---
4 4 Newbridge-on-Wye 5. 0 a.m. --- 9. 45 p.m. Closed ---
3 66 Builth Road 5. 10 a.m.
---
---
12. 05 a.m.
10. 20 p.m.
---
Closed ---
1 40 Builth Wells 4. 0 a.m. 4. 0 a.m. 10. 45 p.m. Closed ---
6 66 Erwood 6. 50 a.m. 6. 50 a.m. 6. 25 p.m. Closed Yes
4 18 Boughrood and Llyswen 6. 50 a.m. 6. 50 a.m. 6. 25 p.m. Closed Yes
2 66 Three Cocks Junction 5. 0 a.m. 5. 20 a.m. 10. 0 p.m.Sx
10. 50 p.m.So
Closed ---
2 32 Talgarth 5. 30 a.m. 5. 30 a.m. 10. 10 p.m. Closed Yes
2 34 Trefeinon 6. 40 a.m.
1. 15 p.m.
6. 40 a.m.
1. 15 p.m.
11. 15 a.m.
6. 0 p.m.
Closed Yes
2 49 Talyllyn Junction North 5. 30 a.m. 5. 30 a.m. 10. 20 p.m. Closed ---
--- 33 Talyllyn Junction West 5. 20 a.m. 5. 20 a.m. 10. 25 p.m. Closed ---
3 71 Brecon 5. 0 a.m. 5. 0 a.m. 10. 35 p.m. Closed ---


       Dovey Junction to Pwllheli

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
6 1 Aberdovey 5. 45 a.m. 5. 45 a.m. B 9. 25 a.m.
5. 45 p.m.
10. 25 a.m.
6. 45 p.m.
---
3 49 Towyn 5. 45 a.m. 5. 45 a.m. B 9. 30 a.m.
5. 30 p.m.
10. 30 a.m.
6. 30 p.m.
---
6 44 Llwyngwril 6. 30 a.m. 6. 30 a.m. B 9. 30 a.m.
5. 15 p.m.
10. 30 a.m.
6. 15 p.m.
---
3 68 Barmouth Junction 7. 0 a.m. 7. 0 a.m. B 9. 50 a.m.
5. 15 p.m.
10. 50 a.m.
6. 15 p.m.
---
1 55 Barmouth South --- Open continuously --- --- ---
--- 16 Barmouth North 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. B Closed ---
4 69 Dyffryn-on-Sea 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. B Closed ---
2 75 Llanbedr and Pensarn 5. 0 a.m. 5. 0 a.m. B Closed ---
2 44 Harlech 4. 15 a.m. 4. 15 a.m. B Closed ---
5 39 Penrhyndeudraeth 3. 45 a.m. 3. 45 a.m. B Closed ---
3 27 Portmadoc 3. 45 a.m. 3. 45 a.m. B Closed ---
4 78 Criccieth 5. 45 a.m. 5. 45 a.m. B Closed ---
3 28 Afon Wen 5. 10 a.m. 5. 10 a.m. B Closed ---
3 76 Pwllheli East 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. B Closed ---
--- 42 Pwllheli West 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. 11. 15 p.m. Closed ---


       Wrexham and Ellesmere 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
4 19 Overton-on-Dee 5. 0 a.m. 5. 0 a.m. B Closed ---
3 20 Bangor-on-Dee 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. B Closed ---
3 5 Marchwiel 5. 15 a.m. 5. 15 a.m. B 5. 45 a.m.
1. 45 p.m.
9. 45 p.m.
8. 05 a.m.
4. 05 p.m.
12. 0 night
---
--- --- Marchwiel (Factory Loop) 5. 30 a.m. 5. 30 a.m. B 5. 45 a.m.
1. 45 p.m.
7. 45 p.m.
8. 0 a.m.
4. 0 p.m.
12. 0 night
---
2 1 Wrexham Central South 5. 45 a.m. 5. 45 a.m. B 5. 45 a.m.
1. 45 p.m.
9. 45 p.m.
8. 15 a.m.
4. 15 p.m.
12. 15 a.m.
---


       Tanat Valley Branch

2 38 Blodwell Junction 7. 0 a.m. 7. 0 a.m.Wx
6. 0 a.m.Wo
7. 30 p.m.SX
8. 15 p.m.SO
Closed ---
7 79 Llanrhaiadr Mochnant 8. 0 a.m. 8. 0 a.m.Wx
6. 15 a.m.Wo
7. 0 p.m.SX
8. 0 p.m.SO
Closed ---
5 29 Llangynog 8. 45 a.m. 8. 45 a.m.Wx
6. 30 a.m.Wo
6. 30 p.m.SX
7. 30 p.m.SO
Closed ---


       Llanymynech and Llanfyllin Branch

3 11 Llansantffraid 7. 15 a.m. 7. 15 a.m. 8. 45 p.m.SX
10. 0 p.m.SO
Closed ---
5 29 Llanfyllin 7. 0 a.m. 7. 0 a.m. 9. 0 p.m.SX
10. 0 p.m.SO
Closed ---

    Notes

Opens at other times as ordered by Control
Opens as instructed by District Inspector
A On Wednesdays, opens earlier as required
B After clearance of last train
C On completion of shunting

    

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