- a railway signal tower.
Origin of signal box
Examples from the Web for signal box
Historical Examples of signal box
And you and Inspector Henderson are going to spend the night in the signal-box?
It is about a mile long, and the signal-box is on the Felwyn side.
Outside, Phillip threatened me with the guard's signal-box key.Highways in Hiding
George Oliver Smith
"Come, Phil," and marched out of the signal-box with flaming cheeks.The Railway Children
The name of the station, signals, and a signal-box (a half-opened match-box standing on end) can be added.Toy-Making in School and Home
Ruby Kathleen Polkinghorne and Mabel Irene Rutherford Polkinghorne
- a building containing manually operated signal levers for all the railway lines in its section
- a control point for a large area of a railway system, operated electrically and semiautomatically