The 8D Association

8D area Signal Boxes.

Signal Boxes are listed on the individual pages,
 according to which line they are on.

The original Widnes East box complete with signalman at the window. The box was due
for demolition with the opening of a new LM15 box close by. Widnes East controlled
the eastern junction between the CLC and the GC & MR joint.
Photo by Gordon Howarth. 

Ravenhead Junction box on 28 February 1988. The LM-15 box started out life as Liverpool Exchange No1 and was moved to Ravenhead following a fire which destroyed the 1940's box.
Photo by David Ingham

The anonymous looking power signal box at Warrington Bank Quay, which forced the closure of so many local boxes is now under threat of closure. The many route miles, covered by the power box, will be transferred to the Ashbury's signalling centre.
12 January 2014
Photo by Robert Callaghan

As time permits we will try to compile a photographic record of all the boxes within the 8D area.
If you have any pictures you would wish to share please send them to they
will be fully credited and added to our historic record.

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