A SIGNAL cabin in use at London Underground’s (LU) Edgware Road station since 1926 closed for good on August 31 when it was replaced by a new signalling system.
An extension to the Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) signalling, which is being rolled out across all of the sub-surface lines, meant the cabin was no longer required for service use.
The Edgware Road cabin was the oldest still in use on the LU network. It featured a 38-lever Westinghouse ‘K’ frame and controlled all train movements between Baker Street and both stations at Paddington (Circle and Suburban).
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