Harsig's Signalling Page 
Harsig's Signalling Page 

Last updated on
18th May 2020

Harsig's Signalling Page

 Hammersmith & City Line 

A selection of diagrams showing the signalling arrangements for sections of the Hammersmith & City Line at different times throughout its history.

Hammersmith Branch 1951 Hammersmith Branch (Hammersmith to Edgware Road) 1951
The signalling on the Hammersmith Branch was modernised between 1949 and 1951. This large diagram shows the arrangements just after this work was completed, and also shows how the branch threaded its way through the maze of lines approaching Paddington station. Make sure you zoom in to see all the detail.
Metropolitan Railway 1933   Metropolitan Railway 1933
A very large diagram showing virtually all of the Metropolitan Railway as it was in 1933. It includes the Paddington to Liverpool Street section of the Hammersmith & City Line. Make sure you zoom in to see all the detail. 
Baker Street   Baker Street 1987 & 2010
Two diagrams showing the arrangements before and after the recent alterations to lengthen some of the platforms at Baker Street (Met). 
Circle and Widened Lines   Kings Cross to Whitechapel 1958
A large of diagram showing the signalling arrangements between Kings Cross and Whitechapel in 1958. It also includes the City Widened Lines and extracts of the area at other dates. 
District East   Whitechapel to Upminster 1936
A set of diagrams showing the signalling on the east of the District Line between Whitechapel and Upminster in 1936. Today the Hammersmith and City Line runs over this section as far as Barking.

Most of the diagrams are in PDF format and to open them you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not already have this it can be downloaded from the Adobe Website.

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