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A (hopefully) comprehensive listing

'Boxes beginning V

Last update 2 August 2018

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Code Signal Box Note ELR Mileage Opened Closed Control to
V Valehouse   MAC1 13m 68ch   after 1973 Torside (T)
VY Valley   CNH3 260m 7ch 1904    
VY Down Emergency Usually unlit, down direction emergency signals controlled from nearby airfield
(possibly labelled VY Dn Emerg)
VY Up Emergency Usually unlit, up direction emergency signals controlled from nearby airfield
(possibly labelled VY Up Emerg)
VL Vauxhall [West Midlands] Building reused as Aston (AN) PBJ 0m 37ch 1957 1992 Birmingham New Street (NS) (main line)/
Aston (AN) (remaining shunt frame functions)
VS Verdins Sidings   CGJ1 c167m 52ch   27 August 1972 Winsford (WD)
VJ Viaduct Junction   DSE?       Edge Hill (EH)
VJ Viaduct Junction [Kensington]   WLL 4m 51ch 8 September 1969 27 April 1975 Kensington North Main (KN)
VC Victoria Central Central side VTB1 0m 25ch 4 June 1939 9 May 1980 Victoria Signalling Centre (VC)
VS South Eastern side
VE Temporary panel taking over from Victoria Eastern (VE)
(Signalling notice throws some doubt on existance of this)
17 May 1980 Victoria Signalling Centre (VS)
VE Victoria Eastern   VIR c0m 20ch 4 January 1920 13 May 1979 Victoria Central (VE)
VP Victoria Park   DWW2 c2m 50ch 23 April 1961 27 October 1984 Stratford (S)
VC Victoria Signalling Centre Central WLL 0m 21ch 16 March 1980    
VS South VTB1 2m 51ch 15 March 2015 (in part) Three Bridges Rail Operating Centre (TVS) (in part)
CA Automatic signals
(existance of code in doubt)
   
VS Victoria South   VTB1 0m 22ch 1906 4 June 1939 Victoria Central (VC)
WFH Virginia Water Named Virginia Water 'A' to 26 June 1966 RDG1 23m 10ch 1898 8 September 1974 Feltham (F)
  Virginia Water 'A' See Virginia Water
VW Vitriol Works   MVN2 4m 64ch 1954    
VWR Repeater signals

 

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