The various aspects of the lighting programme of the Great Northern Railway electrification scheme are discussed and the lighting solution used and the results achieved are described. The lighting is described for the Hornsey E.M.U. Depot which comprises the following parts: the maintenance complex, the offices, and the overhead line depot. A description is included of the way in which the stations on the northern city line have been illuminated to provide a separate image and to keep costs down. Other aspects covered are tunnel lighting, lighting of Kings Cross station and the station throat, the Kings Cross freight terminal GN suburban station improvements and platform indicators. A brief mention is also made of the interior design of the new rolling stock to be used on the system.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Illuminating Engineering Society

    York House, 199 Westminster Bridge Road
    London SE1 7UN,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Nelson-Smith, G
  • Publication Date: 1978-1-2

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 18-23
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00176921
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Analytic
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 14 1978 12:00AM