About the SigBox

Links to articles and web sites about the St Albans South signal box.

2019 07 Herts Ad on memorial


A tribute to fallen railway workers has been unveiled at St Albans City Station.

2019 07 History Panel unveiling


Article in Rail Business Daily on the history panel at St Albans Station

2019 07 Wreath Laying at the Signal Box


On 24th July the Lord-Lieutenant laid a wreath at the memorial to the railwaymen of St Albans who were killed in WW1

2021 08 05 Herts Advertiser


St Albans South Signal Box reopens to the public

2022 07 Theale to Bedford


A nice mention for the box in this video @ 1 hr 56 min +.  as seen from a driver's perspective. Cab Ride Video by Don Coffey of empty freight movement from Theale to Bedford.  Informative captioning and commentary of features along the route.

Adrian the Rock's view of St Albans


This links direct to Adrian's page on his website concerning St Albans South box, taken around 2011 when a lot of our present displays had not been completed.

BBC - In pictures:


Ten of the 'best' listed signal boxes 6 September 2012 - we were listed here but in 2018 there are only 6 links left!  Update to BBC needed maybe!

Britain Express


Comprehensive article and photographs on the St Albans Signal Box history.  The web site has details of historic sites and attractions across the UK along with nearby attractions and places to stay.

Harald Mueller's BlogSpot


Harald Mueller's view of his visit to us in August 2013, and mentioned in a posting of his on John Hinson's site (Jan 2014). 

St Albans signal box relic repaired in time for Herts Big Weekend


PUBLISHED: 15:09 23 March 2017 | UPDATED: 15:13 23 March 2017

The signal had been damaged in Storm Doris, which caused havoc on train and road networks. The repairs involved installing a replacement arm.

St Albans South Signal Box shortlisted for award


PUBLISHED: 15:30 21 February 2017 | UPDATED: 15:30 21 February 2017

The Grade II listed building near St Albans City station, which is maintained by a charitable trust, was on the shortlist for a Meritorious Award from the Heritage Railway Association.

The Historic England entry for our Grade II listed box


The formal details of our Grade II listing.

University of Hertfordshire, Heritage Hub


Profile of the signal box compiled by the University of Hertfordshire as part of its Heritage web site.

Visit Herts


Visit Hets is a tourism service for Hertfordshire, working with attractions, accommodation and destinations across the county to promote Hertfordshire to local, national and international visitors. Visit Herts (part of destination management specialists Go To Places Ltd) works in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council and Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, as well as the county’s district councils, transport providers and tourism businesses.