SY9086 : Worgret Junction - Collecting Single-Line token

taken 54 years ago, near to Wareham, Dorset, Great Britain

Worgret Junction - Collecting Single-Line token
Worgret Junction - Collecting Single-Line token
The signalman is holding up the hoop joined to the pouch containing the single-line token which the driver or fireman is about to collect from him. The token is issued from a machine in the signal box and is the driver's authority to proceed towards Swanage. With the token issued, no others can be taken out and ensures the train won't collide with another one! SY9086 : Worgret Junction - dropping off the single-line token shows how the token is returned.
(See LinkExternal link for more information on the single-line token system.)
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SY9086, 12 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
August 1963   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 19 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Equipment 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 9055 8689 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:40.8953N 2:8.1072W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 9056 8691
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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