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Groups

Signal boxes on the North Staffs

About the group A home for any signal box on the lines of the former North Staffordshire railway.

Created 9 December 2013

Oakamoor signal box NSR Type 2 design, also NSR BEL No2 locomotive can be seen shunting the Wing line.

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Sunday 21st of December 2014 02:49:28 AM

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Tuesday 30th of September 2014 03:05:11 AM

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Wednesday 24th of September 2014 03:56:51 PM
Macclesfield Central (South) signal box , NSR Type 1 design

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Wednesday 24th of September 2014 03:47:51 PM
Sutton Crossing signal box with associated level crossing. Signal box looks to be a NSR Type 1 design with McKenzie and Holland wooden crossing gates.

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Wednesday 24th of September 2014 03:40:23 PM
Cliffe Vale signal box, possibly a NSR Type 1 design later replaced by an LMS Type 11 design

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Monday 22nd of September 2014 03:02:40 PM

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Friday 19th of September 2014 05:05:39 AM

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Friday 19th of September 2014 05:00:49 AM

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Friday 19th of September 2014 02:08:36 AM
Alsager Station signal box McK Holland Type 1, Alsager East Junction signal box NSR Type 1 and Lawton signal box LNW Type 5.

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Friday 19th of September 2014 12:42:37 AM
Tutbury Signal box and Tutbury Yard signal boxes both of which are McKenzie and Holland type 1

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Thursday 18th of September 2014 11:49:49 PM

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Saturday 22nd of March 2014 04:36:02 AM

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Sunday 2nd of March 2014 03:49:51 AM
Ketley Sidings signal box, NSR Type 2 design. Controlled access to the Pool Dam branch once Knutton Forge Junction signal box had closed.

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Saturday 1st of March 2014 02:32:20 AM

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Friday 28th of February 2014 07:32:49 PM
Ketley Sidings signal box, controlled access to the Pool Dam branch

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Friday 28th of February 2014 07:14:37 PM
Pratts Sidings Signal box and Carters Crossing signal box (NSR Type 2) are visible in this picture

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Wednesday 15th of January 2014 03:16:58 PM
Barlaston and Tittensor signal box, NSR Type 1 design. Just about visible on the right hand edge of the picture

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Tuesday 10th of December 2013 09:01:53 PM

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Tuesday 10th of December 2013 03:08:54 AM
Another bumper crop of boxes. Stoke North, Stoke yard, Glebe Street, Stoke Junction (LNW Type 5 design) and Carters Crossing.

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Tuesday 10th of December 2013 02:21:07 AM
Glebe Street signal box, Stoke North signal box and Stoke Yard signal box. 3 signal boxes for the price of one picture.

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Tuesday 10th of December 2013 02:18:10 AM
Foxfield Colliery Shunting frame, NSR Type 2 design. Controlled access to the Foxfield Colliery exchange sidings.

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Tuesday 10th of December 2013 01:57:56 AM

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Tuesday 10th of December 2013 01:53:33 AM
Pinnox Junction, McK&Holland Type 1 design.

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Tuesday 10th of December 2013 01:51:03 AM

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Tuesday 10th of December 2013 12:29:26 AM
Cresswell Signal box, NSR Type 2 design. Controlled the junction for the branch to Cheadle via Tean.

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Monday 9th of December 2013 11:44:08 PM
Stone Junction signal box, NSR Type 1 design.

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Monday 9th of December 2013 11:35:43 PM
Normacot Junction signal box, NSR Type 1 design. This box controlled the junction for the line to Park Hall colliery which was the remains of the Longton, Adderley Green and Bucknall branch closed as a through route by the NSR.

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Monday 9th of December 2013 11:33:19 PM
Bridgewood Sidings signal box, LNW Type 5 design. This was a replacement box built by the LMS shortly after the grouping, it replaced an earlier NSR structure.

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Monday 9th of December 2013 11:29:21 PM
Foley Crossing signal box, NSR Type 2 design.

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Monday 9th of December 2013 11:27:36 PM
Meaford Crossing signal box, NSR type 1 design.

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Monday 9th of December 2013 11:26:46 PM
Burslem signal box visible by Burslem station. McK&Holland type 1 design.

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Monday 9th of December 2013 11:25:46 PM