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Permanent Speed Restriction Signs

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Lichfield Trent Valley
A 25 m.p.h. 'cut-out' style permanent speed restriction sign at Lichfield Trent Valley, on the West Coast Main Line. (Photo taken 2 November 2002)


Doncaster
A 'cut-out' style permanent speed restriction sign at Doncaster station, on the East Coast Main Line. The directional arrow indicates that the 15 m.p.h. restriction is applicable only to moves through the crossover immediately beyond. This sign is located on the right-hand side of the line to which it applies. (Photo taken 17 February 2007)


Rhu
An 'end of speed restriction' marker (or 'lollipop') near Rhu, on the West Highland Line. Originally, the disc would have been made of timber and painted white. (Photo taken 17 October 1990)


Kingussie
An advance warning indicator on the approach to Kingussie, where a permanent speed restriction of 40 m.p.h. applies over the Down Loop. The board is floodlit for visibility during darkness. (Photo taken 22 July 2006)


Moorthorpe
A pair of speed restriction signs alongside the Up Pontefract line at Moorthorpe. The 'cut-out' sign on the right indicates a permissible speed of 80 m.p.h. for ordinary trains, while the left-hand sign shows a higher limit of 100 m.p.h. for High Speed Trains only. (Photo taken 17 February 2007)


Morar
A sign showing the commencement of an increased permissible speed applicable only to Class 15X series multiple unit trains, located near Morar, on the West Highland Line. (Photo taken 6 July 2002)


Morar
A termination sign at Morar, on the West Highland Line. Class 15X series multiple unit trains must revert to the same speed that is applicable to all trains. (Photo taken 22 May 2004)