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agk
October 1st, 2011, 01:17
Built of concrete in 1936 for Southern Railways when the railway out of Waterloo was electrified, this building

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houses an art deco control room that was still operational until the late 1990s!

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The controller at a desk in the centre of the room gets an elegant visual overview of the state of the system.

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Silver track diagrams with coloured lights representing the switches. Tracks run horizontally, power vertically.

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The back of a panel.

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