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Single Line Keys

In this section we will have for sale Tablets, Train Staffs and Key tokens from various regions. These items are used on single lines for the sole purpose of ensuring only one train can be on a single line section between the controlling signal boxes at either end. The tablets,staffs or key tokens would locked in instruments and with the co-operation of both signalman could remove one token only. The token would have the names of the two signal boxes engraved on to it, this would be given to the driver and  after checking to ensure he had the correct token for the single line he would be travelling on he could proceed.

These items come in many varieties and have always been popular with collectors. We will always try to keep a varied selection in stock, we are happy to consider part-exchanges or even purchasing any tokens you may want to sell.

 

Railwayana, Single Line Keys

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A single line key token, OXLEY BRANCH JC-WOMBOURN, (alloy), from the GWR branch built in 1925 from Oxley Junction southwards to connect with Kingswinford and Stourbridge. The line closed in 1965. This key is an "D" pattern .

Price (collection):
£325.00
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A Webb and Thompson large train staff, CAVAN-CROSSDONEY JUNCTION, from the Cavan to Mullinger route which closed in 1960. I feel items such as this from long closed lines always feel more interesting as today the old trackbeds are most likely re-developed without atrace of the lines.

Price (collection):
£345.00
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A Webb and Thompson large train staff, MILLTOWN-CLAREMORRIS, from the Limerick to Athenry and Claremorris route. This train staff is in perfect ex railway service condition and measures 25 3/4" long.

Price (collection):
£345.00
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Invergordon railway station is a railway station serving the town of Invergordon on the Cromarty Firth, in the Highland council area of Scotland. It is located on the Far North Line, 31 miles 37 chains from Inverness. This key i an "C" pattern.

Price (collection):
£240.00
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Machynlleth railway station is a railway station on the Cambrian Line in mid-Wales, serving the historic town of Machynlleth. It was built by the Newtown and Machynlleth Railway, and subsequently passed into the ownership of the Cambrian Railways, the Great Western Railway, British Railways and British Railways.

Price (collection):
£295.00
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A Railway Signal Company miniature train staff, ATHY-CHERRYVILLE JCT, from the Kildare to Ballywilliam route.

Price (collection):
£190.00
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this token is from the Cambrian Railway and Talerdig was the summit of the line. both locations set in mountain landscape. Great condition and a "C" pattern.

Price (collection):
£365.00
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A very nice Oxfordshire location .this key is a "C" pattern configuration and retains its original end.

Price (collection):
£280.00
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Llanymynech railway station was an important junction station on the Cambrian Railways mainline from Welshpool, Powys to Oswestry, Shropshire, serving the village of Llanymynech. Pool Quay was on the Oswestry side.

Price (collection):
£340.00
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