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Signalling Notices Digital Archive

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Notice & Year Extent of Cover Included and Implementation Date RailRef(s)
3699a 1883 Hornsey, new up lines signal box; Wood Green South, new up lines signal box; Wood Green South Down; Wood Green North.
Mondays 12 and 19 March at noon.
GN001
4534a 1885 Essendine South.
Monday 16 March.
GN120
5769a 1887 Essendine North, Essendine South.
Tuesday 9 August at noon.
GN120
5771a 1887 East Holmes, West Holmes.
Friday 12 August at noon.
GN100
7595a 1890 Hubberts Bridge.
Monday 1 December at noon.
GN265
7684a 1891 Hougham.
Monday 2 January at noon.
GN130
8456a 1892 Hornsey - Wood Green; Opening of down goods line.
Monday 21 March at noon.
GN001
12381a 1898 East Kirkby (GN) - Kirkby South (GC); Opening of south curve, Leen Valley Extension Line.
Friday 1 April.
GN190
2011-1899 Parkgate - Hunslet, withdrawal of singl line working.
Sunday 6 August.
GN323
14134a 1900 Harringay Up, Harringay Up Goods, Hornsey.
Monday 21 May at noon.
GN120
28191a 1913 Essendine North, Essendine South.
Sunday 13 July at 6.00pm.
GN120