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Book Launch
The latest news is the announcement of this book launch and signing that will take place at the signal box in May.
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Recent works
Wednesday is workday at the signal box and this week was a hive of activity. First of all Colin was finishing the work he started clearing the canal bank giving passers by a better view of the signal box. Its taken him three or four weeks to complete this w...
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BUFFER STOP CAFE UPDATE
On the 15th March we took delivery of the new tables and chairs for the cafe. They look very smart and give a much more professional look to the cafe. When we have the volunteer's "mess hut" I should be able to really sort out the cafe and make it so much m...
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A FIRST FOR ROMSEY SIGNAL BOX
Sunday the 30th of October 2016 saw a first for us as we hosted our very first coach tour. Bluebird Holidays of Weymouth included us on a weekend mystery tour.  We were "invaded" by 48 people, which is by far the most we have coped with all at once. Our mai...
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Latest Developments.
Work continues at the signal box between open days and on Wednesday we had the first use of our new scaffolding tower. It has been assembled by the extension part of the signal box to allow our work force (Dave and Keith) to start stripping the paint from t...
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A busy open day
In many ways, the 21st of May was a big event for us at Romsey Signal box. The first is that we handed out our 10,000th ticket (meaning we've had 10,000 visitors since we opened in October 1992) which was good news. Here is the lucky recipient of the 10,000...
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interesting TV series
There's a very interesting series on channel 4 at the moment:
Paul Merton's Secret Stations. This week Paul Merton visited Newton St Cyres
which was a neighboring signal box to Cowley Bridge Junction, our model signal
box. Worth a watch if you have the time...
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There's a very interesting sires on channel 4 at the moment: Paul Merton's Secret Stations. This week Paul Merton visited Newton St Cyres which was a neighboring signal box to Cowley Bridge Junction, our model signal box. Worth a watch if you have the time....
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Signal box progress
You may be thinking to yourselves, "whats been going on with blog, we haven't had an update in ages". Well, worry no more, here is the latest update with all the latest news! As you may know, we are currently working on a new display to utilise three colour...
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Recent works update
Its been a while since we last updated you with activities on site, so here we go with a mega post! Allan and Adrian Action shot (the AA are on site) The area behind the pavilion, where the willow tree once stood, is now being developed. The tree has been c...
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