Signalling change – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 021016

Last Sunday we got to see a piece of history as we joined a free tour of Banbury North Signal Box, before it’s demolished.  I’ve spent years seeing this signal box when I’ve travelled to and from Birmingham, and if I’m honest I’ve taken it totally for granted.  But we live in a world where computers rule and these signal boxes are obsolete, things of a bygone era.  Signalling change and Monkey was very privileged to get to try out the levers for the various points and signals.  Don’t worry, the box has already been de-commissioned!  No train passengers were put at risk.

The very last tours are being held today.

Signalling change - Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 021016

 

 

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About Over 40 and a Mum to One

I'm a Mum in my late 40′s with an 8 year old son. I had a busy life in Export Sales before my Monkey came along, but decided to become a stay at home Mum once he arrived. Now I enjoy writing my own family lifestyle and travel blog. sharing the adventures that we have as Monkey makes his journey through school. We have a cat called Brewster who makes appearances and I’m a mad Ferrari Formula 1 fan, so that expect to hear about as each season unfolds. We love reviewing days out, toys, games and books and would love the opportunity to look at anything that fits in with our family lifestyle. We are always out and about and offering an insight on the places we visit, with a passion for nature thrown in for good measure. If you like what you read please leave me a comment, I love to hear from people, and always try to reply. Enjoy the read.

11 thoughts on “Signalling change – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 021016

  1. Such a shame they are demolishing it but so pleased you got one last look around. They really had to know what they were doing in those days, didn’t they? #MySundayPhoto

  2. Awww love the photo and you’re so lucky to get the opportunity to have a one last look before it goes. x #MySundayPhoto

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