Box to Box Dvd, Part 1




Part 1: Southern & Western Regions.

The age of mechanical signalling on the National Network is drawing to a close.

In this series we document the last areas of semaphore signalling and signal boxes against a backdrop of passenger and freight workings.

We include a detailed look at the world’s largest mechanical signal box at Shrewsbury plus the working arrangements at Worcester box.

The programme comprises:

The Western Main line through Cornwall.

Yeovil Pen Mill.


Along the South Coast including: Littlehampton and Bognor Regis.

Lewes to Hastings.

Kent signalling including: Deal, Sandwich, Canterbury West and along the Wye Valley.

The Medway Valley including: Maidstone, East Farleigh, Gillingham and Wateringbury.

South Wales with: Carbeston Road, Whitland, Ferryside, Pembrey Port, Pantyffnon and Tondu.

Western Signalling at: Banbury, Moreton-in-Marsh, Worcester and the surrounding lines and Ledbury.

The North & West with: Abergavenny and all the boxes to Craven Arms and Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury with the signal boxes at: Sutton Bridge Junction, Severn Bridge Junction, Abbey Foregate and Crewe Junction.

A wide range of traffic is seen from the station and boxes in and around Shrewsbury.

A comprehensive look at mechanical signalling in the 21st Century.

Approx. 110 minutes.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Transport Video Publishing (TVP).