Alistair Larter wrote:This has been replaced by new semaphore motor worked. This is quite surprising in this day of lightweight led colour light signals.
John Hinson wrote:It isn't always desirable to install colour-lights in semaphore areas. Sometimes it involves additional track-circuiting but most importantly. reading-through of semaphore signals with a colour-light ahead can be a major issue.
JRB wrote:Power supply considerations no doubt.
colin1501 wrote:So the Oulton Broad North signaller now has a motor-worked starter and a wire-operated distant - interesting! Still, under the new arrangements, where the barriers are only going to be lowered and the starter cleared once the train is in the platform, he's never going to pull the distant off.
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