In 1906, the Great Western Railway invented the the Automatic Train Control and is a general class of train protection systems for railways that involves a speed control mechanism in response to external inputs. For example, a system could effect an emergency brake application if the driver does not react to a signal at danger. This G.W.R ATC Warning Bell apparatus Measures 19in x 12in.
The paintwork has a lovelt patina with GWR cast into the door, the large deep sounding bell has a lovely polished finish. These device is complete as the pictures show and for anyone setting up asignalling safety display then it is a very important item, would be a great addition to a loco railwayana collector. This is a heafty item weighing in at 25 kilos so will have to be shipped via UPS, including packing this will be £33.50.