Waterloo & City Railway

Waterloo and City Line

Opened on July 11th 1898 as the
Waterloo and City Railway
operating between
Waterloo and Bank.

Total current route mileage = 1½ miles.
Total stations served = 2 stations.

 

Signal Boxes / Cabins

 

Image Comments Details
     

 

Control Rooms

 

Image Comments Details
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 1997
Controls whole Waterloo & City line
by means of push button entry/exit panel
which also indicates states of all signals
and track circuits
including positions of all trains.
Control Centre has P.A. to platforms,
radio communications with all trains
and is able to switch Traction Current on/off.
Colour
50kb
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 1997
Control panel showing Bank station to left,
Waterloo station centre and
Waterloo train depot to right.
CCTV monitors visible behind control panel.
Colour
52kb
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 2007
New Service Control Centre now situated in the depot.
CCTV monitors at top, signalling control desk to left.
Colour
482kb
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 2007
New Service Control Centre now situated in the depot.
CCTV monitors at top, signalling control desk to right.
Colour
447kb
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 2007
Signalling Control left hand monitor
displaying Bank area.
Colour
393kb
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 2007
Signalling Control right hand monitor
displaying Waterloo area.

Track Circuit colours as follows:
Cyan = track clear.
Green = track with route cleared over it.
Red = track occupied by train.
Black = non track circuited line.

Colour
578kb
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 2007
Service Operator Arif Patel controlling the signalling. Colour
411kb
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 2007
L.U.L. Intranet / Internet P.C.
Visiting Service Controller John Davies visible.
Colour
380kb
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 2007
Signalling Control desk with
Service Operator Arif Patel.
Colour
436kb
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 2007
Close up of signalling monitors.
**  Shot is blurred - will replace when possible  **
Colour
359kb
Waterloo
Signalling Control
Centre 2007
Signalling Control desk.

People from left to right:
Service Operators Arif Patel, Colin James Trotter
and visiting Service Controller John Davies.

Colour
386kb

 

Other Images

 

Image Comments Details
Waterloo 1997 Waterloo train depot with two 1992
tube stock trains in Waterloo & City blue livery.
Colour
45kb
Waterloo 1997 Train departing Waterloo arrival platform heading into Waterloo train depot
to reverse south to north.
Colour
39kb
Waterloo 1997 View into Waterloo train depot from
Waterloo arrival platform showing
workshops on right,
stabling/reversing roads on left.
Colour
34kb
Waterloo 1997 View from Waterloo train depot.
Departure platform in distance to left,
arrival platform in distance to right.
Two "Position Light" shunt signals visible.
Left signal is displaying horizontal a red and
a white aspect denoting danger or stop.
Right signal is displaying diagonal 2 white
aspects denoting clear or proceed.
Colour
40kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Waterloo depot central core.
Service Control Centre upstairs.
Colour
514kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Entrance to S.C.C. beyond brown door. Colour
497kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Train waiting to enter depot ex arrival platform.
Note train lights have been changed ready to reverse.
Position Light shunt signal WK24 can be seen at danger.
Colour
547kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Roads 5, 6 & 7 to the left.
White building behind staff is Train Operators' mess room.
Colour
521kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Train just arrived on 5 road to reverse.
Note small staff platform for the use of Train Staff.
Colour
571kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 As above but Train Operator has left train. Colour
589kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Washing Machine used to clean trains visible.
Service Manager Bob Skelton visible to left.
Colour
451kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Position Light shunt signal WK30 shown at danger.
Outlet signal from No. 6 road.
Colour
509kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Close up of above.

Shown at danger - RED bottom left + WHITE bottom right.
Displays clear as -
WHITE top + WHITE bottom right.

( RED and WHITE = STOP )  ( 2 WHITES = GO ).

Colour
459kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Shed lead control box. Colour
499kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Shed lead control box - upper half. Colour
368kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 Shed lead control box - lower half. Colour
441kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 View of Waterloo platforms from roads 2 & 3.
Position Light shunt signals WK22 left, WK24 right.
Arrival platform 26 to right, departure platform 25 to left.
Colour
399kb
Waterloo Depot 2007 As above but without use of flash. Colour
355kb

 

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