Talk:Bridgnorth signal box

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My understanding is the the locking room of Bridgnorth signal box originally had 3 windows along the front wall thus making it approximately 50% longer than presently.Boldford (talk) 21:03, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

Regarding the origin of the frame, it seems there are conflicting sources. Marshall seems to claim it was mainly from Arley, but most other sources (and local knowledge) state it was from Windmill End. Looking at the information available, Arley's frame was always a McKenzie and Holland design, in contrast to the GWRGreat Western Railway/WR frame in Bridgnorth (and Windmill End). Therefore, Marshall seems to be wrong to claim that the frame was "mainly" from Arley, although parts of the interlocking would have been compatible. --Danny252 (talk) 18:15, 14 December 2015 (UTC)

Supporting that view, there was a comment during the slideshow at KRM this week, the gist of which was that the Arley frame was transported to Bridgnorth but "dropped in transit" and "wasn't much use thereafter".--Robin (talk) 18:45, 14 December 2015 (UTC)
Marshall is a bit vague but I think his exact words are telling: "In the late summer [of 1969 the box structure] was handed the S&TSignals & Telegraph for installation of the frame, interlocking, instruments etc, and for connecting to points and signals. Much of this was removed from Arley with a lack of foresight which gave rise to numerous excuses." --WillSalt (talk) 23:06, 14 December 2015 (UTC)