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Signal Box Coming Up, Sir! : And Other Railwaymen's Stories, Paperback / softback Book

Signal Box Coming Up, Sir! : And Other Railwaymen's Stories Paperback / softback


There's never a dull moment in this entertaining collection of experiences as Geoff Body and Bill Parker present often hilarious highlights from the careers of railwaymen around Britain over the last fifty years.

Featuring daring robberies, royal visits, lost passengers, bomb scares, coffins, circus trains and ladies of the night, it chronicles both successes and disasters, with accounts of moving a farm and a circus, 245 miles of marooned railway, footplate adventures, animal capers and many equally fascinating subjects. Geoff Body and Bill Parker both enjoyed long careers on the railways and they have brought together this assortment of memories from all parts of the country.

Signal Box Coming Up, Sir! is an entertaining and instructive journey for anyone with an interest in life on the railways.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 144 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Trains & railways: general interest
  • ISBN: 9780752460406