WHAT'S NEW:

As Autumn started, we received some new items for display at the box.

Work has been ongoing to restore and display a number of these items. Outside in the garden the Autumn clear-up has started of the year's growth where plants are now dying away.

See News 2019 page. for this and other recent news.

Newsletter

Check our newsletter tor all the stories on the signal box. newsletters 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 to work signals and a point, bells to ring, historic railways artefacts to browse.  Demonstrations of signalling over the past 100 years. Upstairs see 1970s train movements as signalled by the box. 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 external 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