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Report - Southern Railways Electrical Control Room - September 2011

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by agk, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. agk

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    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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    #1 agk, Oct 1, 2011
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