signalman wrote:I'm looking at a selection of diagrams of the various boxes at Cowlairs over the years but see no sign of this signal. Do you know exactly where it was? I have few plans post-1936 so it may post-date them.
I note that Cowlairs Central has a warning arm below the Up Home
SDL wrote:The photo was taken from Cowlairs station platform looking north. The signal stands immediately in front of Cowlairs Central box. It controls the exit from the Up Siding. What I imagine was the Up Home is also visible, nearer the camera. It was a bracket post carrying full size stop and distant arms with a sub arm below.
signalman wrote:I've uploaded a diagram of the box to clarify the layout geography, although it pre-dates the provision of the arm below the outlet signal (18 ). I've also provided one for Cowlairs West Junction which demonstrates the need for Regulation 5. You will find them at http://signalbox.org/diagrams.php listed in the North British section.
I guessed right location and right reason, just the wrong side of the running lines. Do I get a sweetie for trying?
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