OLD DEVONPORT . UK
Plus parts of East Cornwall and West Devon
www.olddevonport.uk
 

  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: April 02, 2018
Webpage updated: June 02, 2018

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RAILWAYS IN OLD DEVONPORT  /  RAILWAYS IN OLD PLYMOUTH

MAIN LINE, LYDFORD STATION TO FRIARY STATION

For more information about the Engines Sheds, Goods Depots or Yards, Ground Frames, Halts, Junctions, Platforms, Sidings, Signal Boxes, Signalling, Stations, Tunnels, and Viaducts along the Plymouth, Devonport and South Western Junction Railway / London and South Western Railway / Southern Railway / British Railways Southern Region Main Line between Lydford Station and Friary Station click on the links provided below.

It describes the situation in 1955.  Stations which were still in use in 1955 are in CAPITAL LETTERS and signal boxes (signalling block posts) still in use at that time are in bold lower case lettering.  Where they both appear together then the signal box was on the station platform.  Mile Post Mileage is from London Waterloo Station via Exeter and Okehampton.

 
   
206 miles 60 chains 40mph speed limit
   
  Site of LSWRC Lydford Signal Box on Down side
   
207 miles 26 chains LYDFORD STATION (LSWR/SR/BRSR) and Lydford Signal Box (SR/GWR/BR)
Junction with Launceston Branch [Old Plymouth.UK]
   
208 miles 52 chains BRENTOR STATION
   
213 miles 48 chains Tavistock North Signal Box on Up side
   
213 miles 59 chains TAVISTOCK NORTH STATION
   
220 miles 05 chains Bere Alston Signal Box on Down side
   
220 miles 15 chains BERE ALSTON STATION
   
  Junction for the Callington Branch
   
222 miles 70 chains Bere Ferrers Signal Box
   
223 miles 00 chains BERE FERRERS STATION
   
224 miles 73 chains TAMERTON FOLIOT STATION and Tamerton Foliot Ground Frame
   
226 miles 11 chains Ernesettle Sidings (Royal Naval Armament Depot, speed restriction of 40mph.
   
227 miles 14 chains SAINT BUDEAUX VICTORIA ROAD STATION
   
227 miles 10 chains Saint Budeaux Victoria Road Signal Box on Down side
   
227 miles 50 chains Site of Weston Mill Halt
   
  Weston Mill Viaduct.
   
227 miles 71 chains Site of Camel's Head Halt
   
228 miles 52 chains FORD STATION
   
  Site of Ford Signal Box
   
228 miles 60 chains 25mph speed restriction
^40mph speed restriction
   
  Ford Viaduct
   
  Ford Tunnel
   
229 miles 16 chains Site of Albert Road Halt
   
  Devonport Park Tunnel
   
229 miles 54 chains DEVONPORT KING'S ROAD STATION
   
229 miles 55 chains Devonport King's Road Signal Box
   
229 miles 58 chains Access to Stonehouse Pool Branch.
   
230 miles 20 chains 20mph speed restriction through Junction
^25mph speed restriction
   
  Devonport Junction
   
230 miles 25 chains Devonport Junction Signal Box (BRWR)
^
20mph speed restriction through Junction
   
  Cornwall Loop Junction.
   
  North Road West Signal Box (BRWR)
15mph speed restriction board
   
230 miles 71 chains NORTH ROAD PLYMOUTH STATION
   
  North Road East Signal Box (BRWR)
   
  Site of Mutley Station (joint LSWR/GWR)
   
  Mutley Tunnel
   
  Mannamead Signal Box (BRWR)
   
  Site of Lipson Vale Halt (joint GWR/SR)
   
232 miles 31 chains Lipson Junction and Lipson Junction Signal Box (BRWR)
15mph speed restriction
   
232 miles 68 chains Mount Gould Junction and Mount Gould Junction Signal Box, and access to Cattewater Branch.
   
233 miles 05 chains Friary Junction and Friary Junction Signal Box
   
  Plymouth Friary A Signal Box, access to Turnchapel Branch and Cattewater Branch.
   
  Plymouth Friary B Signal Box
   
233 miles 79 chains FRIARY STATION 

 

 

 

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