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From Semaphore to Coloured Light

Synopsis
Details the change in the early 1980s from semaphore signals to coloured light signals on British Rail’s remote controlled communication system in the Southampton area.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 20 min.
Year of production
1986
Availability
Sale; 1996 sale: £35.00 (inclusive)
Uses
Intended for those interested in transport history, industrial archaeology and railways.
Subjects
Archaeology; Technology
Keywords
industrial archaeology; public transport; railways; signalling systems

Credits

Director
Roger T Lambert
Writer
E A Course

Distributor

Name

University of Southampton

Web
http://www.iss.soton.ac.uk/e.media/Frames/main1_frameset.html External site opens in new window
Phone
023 8059 2330
Fax
023 5980 3005
Address
Media Services
31 University Road
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
Name

University of Southampton, Computing Services, e.media

Email
e.media@soton.ac.uk
Web
http://www.iss.soton.ac.uk/e.media/Frames/main1_frameset.html External site opens in new window
Phone
023 8059 2330
Fax
023 8059 3005
Address
Building 2
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

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