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East Kent Re-signalling 2011: Phase 1 Last Rites

3 aspect signal at Faversham, 24TH dCEMBER 2011

Robert Armstrong grew up in Canterbury and was visting his home county over Christmas, so could witness the last rites of the signalling he has grown fond of over the years.

The last day of operation for the old signalling was Christmas Eve.

This is a three aspect signal with route indicator at Faversham.

The last day of semaphore signalling at Canterbury East, 24th December 2011

(left) The Up Starter and Down Home, plus shunting disc signal, at Canterbury East on 24th December 2011.

(below) The Up Home being lifted and stowed on board the trailer on 26th December 2011.
The Up Home being lifted on 26th December 2011. The Up Home being stowed on board the trailer on 26th December 2011