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« on: December 04, 2023, 05:54:13 »

Four signalling changes - but can you identify the year?    One each, initially, please.

1. Marmalade the cat transferred from Brewery Sidings to Diggle Junction in connection with his being made redundant under the Manchester North resignalling

2. The hydraulically operated gates at Brigg (the last in the country) are to be replaced by barriers controlled from the existing signal box.

3. Bo-peep Junction to be abolished, area to be controlled from South Kent (Ashford).

4. Tondu box to close, area to be controlled from South Wales Regional Operations Centre at Cardiff.
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« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2023, 07:04:48 »

Four signalling changes - but can you identify the year?    One each, initially, please.

3. Bo-peep Junction to be abolished, area to be controlled from South Kent (Ashford).


Bo-peep Junction Signal Box remains to this day, as does Hastings, the scheme ran out of money
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« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2023, 08:56:21 »

Four signalling changes - but can you identify the year?    One each, initially, please.

3. Bo-peep Junction to be abolished, area to be controlled from South Kent (Ashford).


Bo-peep Junction Signal Box remains to this day, as does Hastings, the scheme ran out of money

Indeed.  There is a new year listed (somewhere, if you can find it  Cheesy ) but of course that may slip too.
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« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2023, 09:04:55 »

For no.4 meant to be 2023, but has not yet happened?
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« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2023, 10:14:51 »

For no.4 meant to be 2023, but has not yet happened?

Indeed.   Here is Tondu box on 18th August - I'm not sure what has happened since either

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« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2023, 18:07:00 »



Brewery Sidings

Marmalade the cat transferred from Brewery Sidings to Diggle Junction in connection with his being made redundant under the Manchester North resignalling.

https://signalbox.org/section-c/alterations-1998/

The same page has this which I did not know about

At Yeovil Pen Mill and Yeovil Junction battery operated signal lamps, which supposedly last six months, are being installed in all signals after trials carried out here. They run on just 4 volts. The lamps are manufactured in original style by Signal House Ltd. of Leighton Buzzard. This was widely mis-reported in the press as the first electric lamps in semaphore signals!
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« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2023, 16:31:36 »

Four signalling changes - but can you identify the year?    One each, initially, please.

1. Marmalade the cat transferred from Brewery Sidings to Diggle Junction in connection with his being made redundant under the Manchester North resignalling

2. The hydraulically operated gates at Brigg (the last in the country) are to be replaced by barriers controlled from the existing signal box.

3. Bo-peep Junction to be abolished, area to be controlled from South Kent (Ashford).

4. Tondu box to close, area to be controlled from South Wales Regional Operations Centre at Cardiff.

https://signalbox.org/section-c/alterations-1998/ and its brothers are fascinating pages.

Marmalade - 1998
Brigg - yet to be answered
Bo-Peep indeed has not happened yet and there is a date there in the future
Tondu indeed listed for this year (2023)
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« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2023, 17:43:30 »

BoPeep 2048!
https://signalbox.org/section-c/alterations-2048/

Brigg 2013
https://signalbox.org/section-c/alterations-2013/ and scroll down
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