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Colour Light Signalling for Model Railways

By Simon Paley

ISBN: 9781785006258
PUBLISHED: 18/10/2019
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 216 colour and 30 b&w photos

Despite modern appearances, colour light signalling has been around since the 1920s and is just as full of subtle details and variations as 'traditional' semaphore signalling. The inclusion of a working signalling system within a model railway layout is technically challenging but adds realism and 'wow' factor.

With over 200 illustrations including colour photographs of both prototype and actual model signalling, as well as easy-to-follow tables, diagrams and flow charts, this book contains:

  • A brief history of the development and deployment of colour light signalling in the UK
  • A basic explanation of how track design influences signalling design
  • Descriptions of the different components that make up a signalling system and how these components are used and controlled
  • How to create a realistic colour light signalling system for a model railway
  • Descriptions of in-cab signalling and the various types of level crossing

RRP: £19.99

Site Price: £15.99

E-Book Edition: £16.00 (incl. VAT)


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