Yarraville B Signal Box

Signal Box
Line: Geelong and Warrnambool
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Opened: February 17, 1890
Closed: June 30, 1996

Yarraville B box was opened in 1890 at the down end of the Anderson Street level crossing, being provided with a with 23 lever No 6 pattern frame with 19 levers in use and 2 sets of gate gear.

On March 27, 1927 a new signal box was opened with a 22 lever frame in today's location, on the up side of the crossing.

In 1991 the last of the points for the Yarraville goods yard were removed, the Anderson Street interlocked gates replaced by manually controlled boom barriers in 1995, and after their conversion to automatic operation in 1996 the signal box was abolished.


February 17, 1890 Opened
June 30, 1996 Closed
Line Opened
January 17, 1859 Williamstown line finally completed to Melbourne. Geelong trains can now operate direct to Spencer Street Station
Track Amplified
(January 19, 1887) Line duplicated Yarraville to Spotswood


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