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TRACK LAYOUT DIAGRAMS

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TRACK LAYOUT DIAGRAMS

This section of the web site contains an assortment of track layout diagrams. Some are associated with other pages on this web site but many unrelated ones are being added from time to time. Most are drawings, but there are a few photographs of the original box diagrams - these are identified in the lists below by the symbol ¶.

There are currently 906 diagrams available here for viewing. British locations are grouped by pre-1923 railway company, irrespective of date. Overseas locations are grouped by country. Please use the search boxes (right) to find those of interest to you.

My own diagrams follow a convention of colour-coding - the layout for the date concerned is basically drawn in black, but:
RED indicates new additions to the layout or signals,
GREEN indicates removed layout or signals (also occasionaly shown as dotted black), and
BLUE indicates features not present on the source diagram but added from data sourced elsewhere.

Signals controlled by other signal boxes are coloured black but for clarity signals worked from ground frames or other non-block posts are sometimes shown hatched.

Most other features conform loosely to BS376 with a few custom modifications. Listed spares with rings round the numbers indicates spaces.

The medium of layout diagrams is not well-suited to display on web pages, and in order to avoid loss of detail some of the images are quite large. Please allow them time to load. The quality varies - not all are sufficiently detailed to allow the lever numbering to be read.

Your use of the diagrams

A small word about copyright. I am sharing my diagrams with you willingly. You are welcome to copy them to disc and/or print them out for your own personal use. However, you must contact me for permission if you intend to do anything commercial with them - such as (but not limited to) inclusion in magazines, books, other sales and display on other web sites. Believe it or not I have twice detected and had to take action against scoundrels selling my drawings for profit on Ebay!


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LATEST DIAGRAMS ADDED

Tynemouth South c1955 (NE)  

 added 17-9-14

Lochend Junction 1933 (NB)  

 added 7-9-14

Piershill Junction 1959 (NB)  

 added 7-9-14

Craigentinny 1953 (NB)  

 added 7-9-14

Portobello West c1957 (NB)  

 added 7-9-14

Portobello East 1957 (NB)  

 added 7-9-14

Dollar 1966 (NB)  

 added 4-9-14

Strome Ferry East 1938 (High)  

 added 28-8-14

Strome Ferry West 1965 (High)  

 added 28-8-14

Garve West 1891 (High)  

 added 23-8-14

Garve East 1891 (High)  

 added 23-8-14

Seaton 1962 (LNW)  

 added 21-8-14

Newsham South 1983 (NE)  

 added 11-8-14

Seghill North 1961 (NE)  

 added 9-8-14

Wisbech Station 1967 (GE)  

 added 7-8-14

Kirkby Laythorpe 1973 (GN)  

 added 6-8-14

Hatfield No2 1957 (GN)  

 added 6-8-14

Newsham North c1960 (NE)  

 added 6-8-14

Newsham South c1965 (NE)  

 added 6-8-14

Hatfield No1 1942 (GN)  

 added 25-7-14

Hatfield No3 1958 (GN)  

 added 25-7-14

Portsoy 1953 (GNS)  

 added 3-7-14

Monsal Dale 1966 (Mid)  

 added 25-6-14

Hassop 1954 (Mid)  

 added 25-6-14

Bakewell c1960 (Mid)  

 added 25-6-14


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