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T250 & T252

Good blog on constructing a colour light signal

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The signals that controlled the exit from Gatwick Airport platform 2 and platform 3 northbound towards Horley, used to be T252 and T250 as shown in the photograph below. These signals are both four aspect controlled signals. Signal T252 features a position four junction indicator for the route on to the Up Brighton Fast, whilst signal T250 features a theatre box route indicator.

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To make a model of signals T252 and T250, I purchased two, four aspect controlled signals and a position four junction indicator from CR signals, this is a combination of product codes SO14HC and RO04. CR signals very kindly provided me with printed signal ID plates ready to stick onto the model. The signals are both positioned on a gantry and this had to be made by scratch. To build the gantry, I needed various shapes of styrene tube in order to build it as close to the…

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