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Signalling

Signalling included a signal box, semaphore signals, two aspect signals and telegraph poles.

The semaphore signal consisted of a post diecast in the white metal alloy zamak. The base of this came with two small holes, to allow pinning down on a permanent layout. On the post was mounted either a red home signal or a yellow distant signal arm. An elaborate design meant that this could be operated by a small handle at the base, which was connected to the arm by a steel wire. Turning the arm could raise or lower the signal. The post was painted white and the handle was a black plastic. These signals were sold in a pack of three, or a combination of two and a signal box.

Later, a two aspect electric signal was produced. Again, diecast and painted white, with a green and red coloured reflector for the lights. The base came with two small holes, to allow pinning down on a permanent layout. These signals came two in a pack.

The signal box was two stories, with a brick locking room on the ground and a shiplap operating room above. Access to the latter was via an external staircase. The roof was tiled, with a single chimney. Bricks and tiles were painted red, the wooden shiplap and main door was painted white. This was made in the white metal alloy zamak.

Telegraph poles were moulded in a black plastic. These were sold with fences.