Alex Seal

South Devon Railway

Buckfastleigh Signal Box

GWR Type 7D Box, 25' x 11' Elevated 8'
Opened 1906 with Stud Frame, 27 Levers 5 1/4" Centres
40 lever VT 5-Bar Frame (4" Centres) installed in 2010
FPLs Stand Normally "Out"
Electic Key Token to Bishops Bridge, Train Staff and Ticket Working to Ashburton Junction when Bishops Bridge Swtiched Out
One Train Working With Staff To Ashburton
Illuminated Diagram
Closing Switch:- Nil
Box Closed 17-11-1958 to 2010

Two spare levers (22 - 27) retained for possible level crossing and wickets

Phase 1 - Direct replacement for Buckfastleigh "South"

Spares : 1 : 2 : 4 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 14 : 22 : 23 : 24 : 25 : 26 : 27

SpareCut Down Lever 1 Spare    
SpareLever 2 Spare    
Stop SignalLever 3 Up Loop Starting    
SpareLever 4 Spare    
Stop SignalLever 5 Down Platform To Up Main Starting    
Stop SignalLever 6 Yard To Up Main Starting    
Starting Locked By The BlockLever 7 Up Main Advance Starting    
SpareLever 8 Spare    
SpareLever 9 Spare    
SpareLever 10 Spare    
SpareLever 11 Spare    
Stop SignalLever 12 Headshunt To Up Platform Disc    
Stop SignalLever 13 Headshunt To Down Platform Disc    
SpareLever 14 Spare    
PointLever 15 Up Main / Down Platform    
Stop SignalLever 16 Down Platform Starting Shunt Ahead ?    
Stop SignalLever 17 Up Sidings To Up Loop Disc    
PointLever 18 Up Sidings / Up Loop    
FPLLever 19 FPL for 18a    
Stop SignalLever 20 Up Platform To Up Sidings Disc    
Stop SignalLever 21 Up Platform Down Starting Shunt Ahead    
SpareLever 22 Spare    
SpareLever 23 Spare    
SpareLever 24 Spare    
SpareLever 25 Spare    
SpareLever 26 Spare    
SpareLever 27 Spare    
PointLever 28 Down Main / Up Loop    
FPLLever 29 FPL for 28    
PointLever 30 Up Loop / Yard    
FPLLever 31 FPL for 30    
Stop SignalLever 32 Down Main Inner Home To Yard Disc    
Stop SignalLever 33 Down Main To Up Loop Inner Home Call On    
Stop SignalLever 34 Down Main Inner Home Call On    
Starting Locked By The BlockLever 35 Down Main Advance Starting    
Stop SignalLever 36 Up Platform To Down Main Starting    
Stop SignalLever 37 Down Main To Up Platform Inner Home    
Stop SignalLever 38 Down Platform To Down Main Inner Home    
Stop SignalLever 39 Down Main Inner Home    
Stop SignalCut Down Lever 40 Down Main Home    

Phase 2 - Site Development

Headshunt fully signalled for brake van rides, positive indications of line occupancy etc.

Spares 22 : 23 : 24 : 25 : 26 : 27

SpareLever 1 Spare    
Stop SignalLever 2 Up Main Inner Home    
Stop SignalLever 3 Up Loop Starting    
Stop SignalLever 4 Up Main Inner Home To Down Platform    
Stop SignalLever 5 Down Platform To Up Main Starting    
Stop SignalLever 6 Yard To Up Main Starting    
Starting Locked By The BlockLever 7 Up Main Advance Starting    
Stop SignalLever 8 Up Main To Goods Yard    
FPLLever 9 FPL for 10b    
PointLever 10 Down Main / Goods Yard    
Stop SignalLever 11 Goods Yard To Down Main Disc    
Stop SignalLever 12 Up Main Inner Home Call On    
Stop SignalLever 13 Up Main Inner Home To Down Platform Call On    
FPLLever 14 FPL for 15    
PointLever 15 Up Main / Down Platform    
Stop SignalLever 16 Down Platform To Down Main Inner Home Call On    
Stop SignalLever 17 Up Sidings To Up Loop Disc    
PointLever 18 Up Sidings / Up Loop    
FPLLever 19 FPL for 18a    
Stop SignalLever 20 Up Loop To Up Sidings Backing    
Stop SignalLever 21 Up Platform To Down Main Starting Call On    
SpareLever 22 Spare    
SpareLever 23 Spare    
SpareLever 24 Spare    
SpareLever 25 Spare    
SpareLever 26 Spare    
SpareLever 27 Spare    
PointLever 28 Down Main / Up Loop    
FPLLever 29 FPL for 28    
PointLever 30 Up Loop / Yard    
FPLLever 31 FPL for 30    
Stop SignalLever 32 Down Main Inner Home To Yard Disc    
Stop SignalLever 33 Down Main To Up Loop Inner Home Call On    
Stop SignalLever 34 Down Main Inner Home Call On    
SpareLever 35 Spare    
Stop SignalLever 36 Up Platform To Down Main Starting    
Stop SignalLever 37 Down Main To Up Platform Inner Home    
Stop SignalLever 38 Down Platform To Down Main Inner Home    
Stop SignalLever 39 Down Main Inner Home    
Stop SignalCut Down Lever 40 Down Main Home    

Phase 3 - Opening Of The Ashburton Extension

Buckfastleigh Signal Box - Opening Of The Ashburton Extension

Spares 22 : 23 : 24 : 25 : 26 : 27

Stop SignalLever 1 Up Main Home    
Stop SignalLever 2 Up Main Inner Home    
Stop SignalLever 3 Up Loop Starting    
Stop SignalLever 4 Up Main Inner Home To Down Platform    
Stop SignalLever 5 Down Platform To Up Main Starting    
Stop SignalLever 6 Yard To Up Main Starting    
Starting Locked By The BlockLever 7 Up Main Advance Starting    
Stop SignalLever 8 Up Main To Goods Yard    
FPLLever 9 FPL for 10b    
PointLever 10 Down Main / Goods Yard    
Stop SignalLever 11 Goods Yard To Down Main Disc    
Stop SignalLever 12 Up Main Inner Home Call On    
Stop SignalLever 13 Up Main Inner Home To Down Platform Call On    
FPLLever 14 FPL for 15    
PointLever 15 Up Main / Down Platform    
Stop SignalLever 16 Down Platform To Down Main Inner Home Call On    
Stop SignalLever 17 Up Sidings To Up Loop Disc    
PointLever 18 Up Sidings / Up Loop    
FPLLever 19 FPL for 18a    
Stop SignalLever 20 Up Loop To Up Sidings Backing    
Stop SignalLever 21 Up Platform To Down Main Starting Call On    
SpareLever 22 Spare    
SpareLever 23 Spare    
SpareLever 24 Spare    
SpareLever 25 Spare    
SpareLever 26 Spare    
SpareLever 27 Spare    
PointLever 28 Down Main / Up Loop    
FPLLever 29 FPL for 28    
PointLever 30 Up Loop / Yard    
FPLLever 31 FPL for 30    
Stop SignalLever 32 Down Main Inner Home To Yard Disc    
Stop SignalLever 33 Down Main To Up Loop Inner Home Call On    
Stop SignalLever 34 Down Main Inner Home Call On    
Starting Locked By The BlockLever 35 Down Main Advance Starting    
Stop SignalLever 36 Up Platform To Down Main Starting    
Stop SignalLever 37 Down Main To Up Platform Inner Home    
Stop SignalLever 38 Down Platform To Down Main Inner Home    
Stop SignalLever 39 Down Main Inner Home    
Stop SignalCut Down Lever 40 Down Main Home