Saying goodbye to railway signal boxes
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Saying goodbye to the traditional railway signal boxes

There were once 10,000 signal boxes on Britain's railways, at stations and level crossings, beside goods yards and junctions.

However, the traditional box is being replaced by computerised centres controlling huge chunks of the network.

Nick Higham visited one of the latest to close, in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

  • 09 Oct 2016
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