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[[File: Wrangaton_Box_20150320.jpg|thumb|300px|right| Wrangaton Signal Box]]  
 
[[File: Wrangaton_Box_20150320.jpg|thumb|300px|right| Wrangaton Signal Box]]  
  
This signal box was formerly situated at Wrangaton in Devon, where it was taken out of use in the 1960s.  Members of the Kidderminster Railway Museum dismantled it in 1994, with the intention of rebuilding it as a working exhibit at Kidderminster.  As part of that process, each brick was individually numbered to ensure the exact appearance was maintained when it was re-assembled<ref>SVR News 113</ref>.
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This signal box was formerly situated at Wrangaton in Devon, where it was taken out of use in the 1960s.  Members of the Kidderminster Railway Museum dismantled it in 1994, with the intention of rebuilding it as a working exhibit at Kidderminster.  As part of that process, each brick was individually numbered to ensure the exact appearance was maintained when it was re-assembled.<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.
 
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.
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==See also==
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[[Kidderminster | Kidderminster Station]]<br>
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[[Kidderminster Railway Museum]]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Wikipedia web page for Wrangaton Box [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disused_railway_stations_(Exeter_to_Plymouth_Line)#Wrangaton (Link)]<br>
 
Wikipedia web page for Wrangaton Box [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disused_railway_stations_(Exeter_to_Plymouth_Line)#Wrangaton (Link)]<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)]<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)]<br>
[http://www.krm.org.uk/ Kidderminster Railway Museum 'Future Projects'] (Retrieved 23 February 2017) has reports up until 2008
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[http://www.krm.org.uk/futurepl.htm Kidderminster Railway Museum 'Future Projects'] (Retrieved 23 February 2017) has reports up until 2008
 
 
==See also==
 
[[Kidderminster | Kidderminster Station]]<br>
 
[[Kidderminster Railway Museum]]<br>
 

Revision as of 17:04, 24 February 2017

Wrangaton Signal Box

This signal box was formerly situated at Wrangaton in Devon, where it was taken out of use in the 1960s. Members of the Kidderminster Railway Museum dismantled it in 1994, with the intention of rebuilding it as a working exhibit at Kidderminster. As part of that process, each brick was individually numbered to ensure the exact appearance was maintained when it was re-assembled.[1]

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 Station
Kidderminster Railway Museum

References

  1. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 113

Links

Wikipedia web page for Wrangaton Box (Link)
Cornwall Railway Society web page with photos of the box in its original location (Link)
Kidderminster Railway Museum 'Future Projects' (Retrieved 23 February 2017) has reports up until 2008