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So anyway... the decision was made to replace the signal head to
a three aspect at Common Lane no. 12/17, which is adjacent to the viewing platform at the
engine shed end of the station. Why? Well, when 'off' it gave a yellow to proceed to no. 16 (Plat 1) or if
the points 12 were reversed, yellow to
proceed to no. 15 (Plat 2). What if either of these signals were
'off'? well it would still show a
yellow, whereas a green would be 'more correct'. Thus it was the
signal head was changed, and rewired the following week. Now if 15 or 16 are off, (or
pulled off) and 12 or 17 pulled off, it will automatically go from yellow
to green. It's been one of those jobs
that we would get around too, part of the 25 year plan I think the excuse
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Open Days 2013