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Help- Signal positions on a simple layout

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Hope someone can help me as I have no idea which signals to use or where to put them. Here is a plan, sorry it's hand drawn, of the station and sidings.

Where would you put the signals and which type where? Era GWR 1940's.

Also as the up and down directions are indicated which end would the signal box go?

Many thanks in advance

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QUOTE (Robert Stokes @ 8 Mar 2008, 10:55) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Being a Midland modeller, I don't like that facing entry to the goods yard.
I don't think the 'Board of Trade' who used to authorise railways to operate through the Railway Inspectorate would have liked it either. Almost certainly there would have been a head-shunt parallel to the main line and a trailing cross-over from the main line to admit goods trains. Has the advantage that the yard can be shunted without obstructing the main line and serves as a refuge siding to allow goods trains to be shunted aside to allow a passenger train to overtake as well.

John Webb

PS We do have a 'Signalling' sub-forum within this 'Tracks, Layout and Scenery' forum which has quite a bit already on prototypical and model signalling.
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