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S&DJR Signal Register Part 2
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Signal Register (Part 2)
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This is Part 2 of the Signal Register for the former Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway (S&DJR). It covers the southern part of the S&DJR Main Line from Evercreech Junction (exclusive) to Wimborne Junction. Please see the Introduction page for general information about the content and structure of this Register. There is also a Key to Codes for the Register and an alphabetical Index to Locations.

Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway Signal Register (Part 2)

SIGNAL

No

EARLY

LATER

REMARKS

Main Line South (Evercreech Junction (exclusive) - Wimborne S&D Junction)

Lamyatt Crossing
Down Distant 1     LD
Down Home     DA, Signal renewed without change 11-Mar-1951
Up Home 3      
Up Distant   SR+UQ# #Slot on Bruton Road Crossing Up Distant
Bruton Road Crossing
Down Distant 1     LD
Up Distant 3   SR+UQ# #MO (slotted by Lamyatt Crossing Up Distant)
COLE
Down Distant 1      
Down Home 2   L+UQ  
Down Starting 3   L+UQ Previously L+LQ
Down Advanced Starting 4   UQ  
Up Advanced Starting 11   L+UQ  
Up Starting 12   L+UQ RB
Up Home 13   L+UQ 6F
Up Distant 14      
WINCANTON
Down Distant 1 SD+LQ# ## #RHS. ##MO, LHS, replaced (form unknown) and moved 19-Oct-1960.
Down Home 2      
Down Starting 3   LQ  
Down Advanced Starting 4      
Up Advanced Starting 10   L+LQ SB
Up Starting 11   L+UQ Previously LQ
Up Home 12      
Up Distant 13      
TEMPLECOMBE No 3 JUNCTION
Down Distant 3     RB
Down Main Home 4     J (3-doll), DA
Down Goods Home 5     J (3-doll)
Down Goods Starting 6      
Shunt from Yard 17     XA (originally RA)
Up Starting 18     6F
Up Goods Home 19      
Up Main Home 20      
Up Distant (Inner) 21     LD
Up Distant (Outer from L&SWR)     LD, SA
Up Distant (Outer from Stalbridge)     LD
TEMPLECOMBE No 2 JUNCTION
NOTE: Details are for the post-1933 layout alterations
From SR Outer Distant A   L+LQ LD
From SR Inner Distant 1   SR+UQ LD
From SR Home 2 SD+LQ L+UQ SA, altered 16-Sep-1956
From Stalbridge Distant 4      
From Stalbridge Outer Home 5   L+UQ  
From Stalbridge Inner Home 6   L+LQ UQ post-1949, renewed 7-Feb-1956
Goods No2 to Engine Shed Starting 8PUSH   SD+UQ RJ, arms replaced discs on 15-Sep-1946
To Wincanton Starting 9    
Goods No1 to Engine Shed Starting 18   SD+UQ RJ, arms replaced discs on 15-Sep-1946
To SR Starting 22   SR+UQ DA
Up Main to SR Home 23 L+LQ# L+UQ RHS, RJ, #RA, ring removed and doll height increased 24-Jul-1955
Up Main to Stalbridge Home 24 L+LQ L+UQ RHS, RJ
Down Main to SR Inner Home 25   L+UQ J
Down Main to Stalbridge Inner Home 26   L+UQ J
Down Main Outer Home 27     Abolished 26-Jan-1958
No3 Jcn Intermediate Down Inner Home 28     Gantry with lattice dolls. Signal renewed 27-Jan-1952.
No3 Jcn Intermediate Down Outer Home 29   L+UQ CA
To SR Distant 31     MO
Goods to Up Line Starting 36   SR+LQ RHS, LJ, RA
Goods to Down Line Starting 37   SR+LQ RHS, LJ, RA
Up Advanced Starting 41   L+UQ CA
Goods Home 42   L+UQ Gantry with lattice dolls, RA, renewed 27-Jan-1952 as 3'6" arm without ring.
TEMPLECOMBE No 1 JUNCTION

No details available

TEMPLECOMBE 'B'
Up Goods Starting 2     RHS, J
Up Main Starting 3     RHS, J
Up Main Advanced Starting 4     DA
Down Home 12     SA
Down Distant (13)     LD, later FD
Common Lane Crossing
Down Home        
Up Home        
Henstridge
Up Distant 1      
Up Home 2   L+LQ  
Down Home 9     Renewed 2-July-1944
Down Distant 10      
STALBRIDGE
Down Distant 1      
Down Home 2   L+UQ  
Down Starting 3   L+UQ LB
Up Starting 13   UQ Later SA
Up Home 14   L+UQ  
Up Distant 15      
STURMINSTER NEWTON
Down Distant 1      
Down Home 2   L+UQ RHS
Down Starting 3   SR+UQ SA
Up Advanced Starting 13 #SR+UQ RHS, #by 1961
Up Starting 14   L+LQ SB, SA (removed ?), later UQ
Up Home 15 SR+LQ
Up Distant 16      
SHILLINGSTONE
Note: numbering is for the 1902 replacement lever-frame after extension to 16 levers about 1915
Down Distant 1   SR+LQ  
Down Home 2 L+UQ Originally RHS
Down Starting 3   SD+LQ  
Up Starting 14   L+UQ RHS, LQ circa-1910
Up (Inner) Home 15   SR+UQ  
Up Outer Home   L+LQ Provided 21-Sep-1911 (SI 226) and abolished circa-1954
Up Distant 16      
STOURPAINE
Up Distant 1      
Up Home 2      
Up Starting 3      
Down to Up Home 12     RB
Down Starting 13      
Down Home 14     RB
Down Distant 15   L+LQ  
Milldown Crossing
No details available
BLANDFORD
Up Distant 1      
Up Home 2   L+UQ SB
Up Starting 3   L+UQ CA
Up Advanced Starting 4     RHS
Down Advanced Starting 24   L+UQ  
Down Starting 25   SR+UQ  
Down Home 26      
Down Distant 27      
SPETISBURY
Down Distant 1      
Down Home 2 L+LQ   SB (probably removed later)
Down Starting 3 L+LQ   SB (probably removed later)
Up Starting 7 L+LQ   SB, removed by 1936
Up Home 8 L+LQ   SB (probably removed later)
Up Distant 9      
BAILEY GATE
Down Distant 1      
Down Home 2   L+UQ  
Down Starting 3   L+UQ Previously LQ
Down Advanced Starting 4      
Up Advanced Starting 15   ?L+UQ  
Up Starting 16   L+LQ  
Up Home 17   UQ  
Up Distant 18      
Bailey Gate Crossing
Up Distant 1   UQ LD on Corfe Mullen Jcn Up Home
Up Home 2   UQ Replaced 1915, then slotted by Corfe Mullen Up Starting, converted to UQ 1957
Up Starting 3     Introduced 1915, abolished 5-Apr-23 (SI 272)
Down Home 11 LJ SR+UQ DA, converted to UQ 20-Sep-53, renumbered as 10 in Dec 1958
Down Distant 12   UQ Converted to UQ 20-Sep-53, renumbered as 11 in Dec 1958
CORFE MULLEN JUNCTION
Down Branch Distant 1 LQ   LJ on Bailey Gate Crossing Down Home, abolished 18-Jun-33 (SI 338)
Down Branch Home 2   L+UQ J2 LH doll, ring added 18-Jun-33 (SI 338) and removed 1950s?
Down Main Distant 3 LQ SR+UQ LD on Bailey Gate Crossing Down Home, converted to UQ 20-Sep-53
Down Main Home 4   L+UQ J2 RH doll
Up Starting 17     Replaced 1915 by slot on Bailey Gate Crossing Up Home
Up Branch Home 18     Originally RB, abolished 18-Jun-33 (SI 338)
Up Branch Distant 19     Abolished 18-Jun-33 (SI 338)
Up Main Home 20   L+UQ DA. Originally RB, signal replaced as straight post 11-Sep-38 (SI 372).
Up Main Distant 21      
Lake Crossing
Up Home #   L+LQ # worked by single-lever frame, 2W
Down Home
WIMBORNE S&D JUNCTION

Note: this box was closed 1-April-1928 (SI 286). Some signals and slots were abolished. The remaining signals were worked by Wimborne Junction (SR) box until that closed on 18-June-1933 (SI 338).

Down Distant 1     Abolished 18-June-33
Down Home 2     DA. Slotted by Wimborne Junction (SR). Abolished 1-Apr-28 and replaced by new Outer and Inner Homes for Wimborne Junction (SR).
Up Starting 7     Abolished 1/4/1928
Up Home 8     Slot on Wimborne Junction (SR) signal. Slot abolished 1-Apr-28, but signal remained.
Up Distant 9     Slot on Wimborne Junction (SR) signal. Slot abolished and signal replaced 1/4/1928 by new LD on Wimborne (station box) Down Home, but no longer worked for S&DJR route.

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