Bristol Powerbox

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<googlemap lat="51.442774" lon="-2.580328"> 51.450176, -2.580822, Bristol Powerbox </googlemap>

To Temple Meads Old Station: Temple Meads Old Station
To Wales, the North or Bath: River Avon


The opening of this signal box at Temple Meads in 1970 resulted in the closure of 70 other signal boxes and the loss of 343 staff.

Items under the control of the box at the time of opening included: 243 point machines, 163 controlled signals, 177 automatic signals, 556 track signals, 50 ground frames, 3 level crossings, 200 WR AWS ramps, 24 BR AWS indicators and 114 route miles .