WHAT'S NEW:

Armistice commemoration

A new display panel with details of the11 railway employees from St Albans who died in the Great War. (news 2018...)

Heritage Open Days

See the review of our recent extended opening attended by 469 visitors. (news 2018...)

Newsletter

Check our newsletter tor all the stories on the signal box. newsletters 2018 and archives.

Hands-on history, bells, levers and signals - all as the trains fly by.

External restoration complete

Come and enjoy a great day out at this historic signal box in St Albans. Right by the four-track mainline station, a free-entry attraction for kids, families and railway enthusiasts of all ages.

Garden model railway, hands-on levers and signals, bells to ring, historic railways artefacts to browse.  Demonstrations of real time train movements and signalling.  Garden and seating areas for teas. juice and watching the mainline trains glide by. Typical visit 1 to 2 hrs to suit all ages,

Access statement: The site is fully accessible except for the long flight of eighteen steps to the upper floor of the signal box. For those unable to get upstairs a video of the upstairs workings can be shown downstairs. Accessible toilet and hand washing facilities available on request.

The Trust was established by volunteers to restore and preserve the St Albans South signal box
(Grade II listed) as part of our railway and architectural heritage.
Supported by our VISITORS, NEIGHBOURS, MEMBERS, VOLUNTEERS, TRUSTEES and SPONSORS

   

On the web - check our reviews and visitor photos and many thanks to reviewers for the kind words of support..

TripAdvisor  Historic England