Lowdham Signal Box Open Days

Lowdham Signal Box Open Days

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See a historic railway signal box and try your hand on the levers. Learn what a signal box is for, and what signalman did.

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Book your timed entry to visit Lowdham Signal Box

Lowdham signal box was taken out of use in 2016, has been relocated and is being restored to its former glory. Come and see what it was like to be a railway signaller in the 1950s, and have a go.

To open safely, we’re limiting visitor numbers. To avoid disappointment, please book your visit in advance. Please follow COVID guidance when you visit.

Please try to arrive within your 30-minute timeslot. You’re then welcome to stay until closing time, as long as there is space.

Access is over uneven ground and up a staircase, so not suitable for those with reduced mobility. As the lino floor is easily damaged, we ask you to wear shoes without high heels.

If you have a special interest in railway signalling, you may book two consecutive slots, and talk to us about getting involved, possibly as a steward on open days.

Please note that out of courtesy to our neighbours, we ask you not to park in 'The Sidings'. There is on-street parking in Station Road, and over the level crossing on Gunthorpe Road or Caythorpe Road. You can of course arrive by train, as the signal box is less than 100 yards from the station entrance.

We ask that children be accompanied by an adult.

We do not have any toilet facilities.

For further details see https://facebook.com/lowdhamsignalbox, or email signalbox@lowdhamstation.me.uk

[The above photo is from the Newark Advertiser from November 1969]

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