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CRESCO

WAGR - Eastern Railway (E. R.)

1938 WAGR MAP Mileage = ?

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BASSENDEAN

BAYSWATER

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Opened

Closed

12/03/1930

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Fate: Unknown


Page 229, of Weekly Notice 11 of 1930 announced the closure of one signal box and opening of a replacement signal box on the Eastern Railway:

CAVENDISH. - On Wednesday, March 12, 1930, the Signal Box at Cavendish was closed.

CRESCO. - On Wednesday, March 12, 1930, the new Signal Box at Cresco was opened. The signalling is now in accordance with Diagram of Signalling W. & W. Plan No. 27126. For Local Instructions see Additions and Amendments to General Appendix printed in this “Weekly Notice.”


These instructions were as follows :
CAVENDISH. - Delete Cavendish, and insert in lieu thereof the following :-

           Cresco. - This siding is interlocked. The key of this Signal Box is in the possession of the Station-master at Bayswater, from whom it must be obtained, and to whom it must be returned when the box is “switched out.” When the Station-master ceases duty, the key will be obtainable from the Signalman.
          Up and Down, Home, Distant, and Starting Signals, and a Down Advance Starting Signal are provided. The Siding is connected to the Down Main Line only. A shunt set back (ground disc) is provided to control the entrance to the Siding.
           This Signal Box is “switched in” between 5 p.m. and 5. 30 p.m., Saturday. excepted, and when required. When it is necessary to work the Siding the Signal Box must be “switched in.”
           All previous instructions are hereby cancelled.



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Information researched and interpreted by Chris. J. E. French of SignallingWA


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Chris. J. E. French and [] courtesy of RHWA Archives (image []) and Diagram of Signalling and Photograph © by W. A. G. R.

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