Maltby Colliery North signalbox pictured in 1975, showing former Signalling Manager Gordon Bennett handing over the token to the driver.
The box was situated on 'Stainton Bridge' which is in the small village of Stainton, just around the corner from Maltby Colliery South signalbox.
The North box controlled trains to and from Firbeck 'A' signalbox via token block and the South box controlled trains to and from Dinnington Jn also via token block and it also looked after trains in and out of Maltby Colliery.
Today only Maltby Colliery South signalbox stands, but now only known as Maltby Colliery signalbox.
The line to Firbeck jn (and onto St Catherines Jn) are controlled via a mixture of semaphore and colourlight signals and track circuit block. The line to Dinnington (and onto Brancliffe Jn) is controlled also via a mixture of semaphore and colourlight signals and tokenless electric block via BT telecomms line.
This time the token to Firbeck Jn is handled by another former Signalling Manager, Mr Brian Bates.
Pictures courtesy of Chris Booth.