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Wrangaton Signal Box

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[[File: Wrangaton_Box_20150320.jpg|thumb|300px|right| Wrangaton Signal Box]] [[File: Wrangaton_Box_Bersham_Frame_20170408.jpg|thumb|300px|right| Interior view]]This signal box was formerly situated at Wrangaton in Devon, in the area of the former GWR main line known as the ‘South Devon Banks’. The line from Totnes climbs Rattery Bank to the summit at Wrangaton, before descending Hemerdon Bank to reach Plymouth.
This signal The box was formerly situated at Wrangaton is gradually being restored to full working order in Devon, where it was taken out of use in the 1960sa project which commenced circa 2005. Members of the Kidderminster Railway Museum dismantled it in 1994, with the intention of rebuilding it as The GWR 19 lever frame came from a working exhibit signal box at Kidderminster. As part of that process, each brick was individually numbered to ensure the exact appearance was maintained when it was re-assembledBersham Colliery Sidings near Wrexham.<ref>SVR News 113</ref>
The box is gradually being restored to full working order in a project which commenced circa 2005. The box was opened to the public for the first time in June 2015.
==See also==
*[[Kidderminster | Kidderminster Station]]<br>*[[Kidderminster Railway Museum]]
==References==
==Links==
Wikipedia web page for Wrangaton Box *[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disused_railway_stations_(Exeter_to_Plymouth_Line)#Wrangaton (Link)Wikipedia web page for Wrangaton Box]<br>Cornwall Railway Society web page with photos of the box in its original location *[http://www.cornwallrailwaysociety.org.uk/main-lines-in-devon---pre-1980.html (Link)Cornwall Railway Society web page with photos of the box in its original location]<br>*[http://www.krm.org.uk/futurepl.htm Kidderminster Railway Museum 'Future Projects'] (Retrieved 23 February 2017) has reports up until 2008*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/28083135@N06/5133140422 Photo of Bersham Colliery Sidings signal box]
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