CATHCART

Cathcart is a small town on the main line from East London up to the Highveld, situated 149 kms from East London near the scenic Amatola mountains. It had a 24 lever frame up until the turn of the century, when the line was converted to radio operation and all semaphore signalling removed. The station building and signalling area can be seen in this picture, and look reasonably intact from a distance.

A close look at the signalling area, however, reveals the destruction of what was a nice smalltown station since the line lost it's signalling and staffing.
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