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Belmont Crossing is one of those rare locations where the 1-2-1 train approaching bell signal is in use. Originally operated by a 'resident' crossing keeper, increasing activity led to provision of a crossing cabin.

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Video Credits

Filmed by: George Duncan
Filmed on: Tuesday 5 May 2015
Narrator: Richard Pulleyn & Phil Graham
Crossing Keeper: Dave Askew
Video Editor: George Duncan

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Key Chronology

1851 York and North Midland Railway opened from their temporary terminus, through Knaresborough to a north facing junction south of Starbeck station.
1854 York and North Midland Railway become part of the newly created North Eastern Railway.
c1914 Crossing cabin built.
1965 Second-hand McKenzie & Holland frame installed.
1974 Lifting barriers installed.


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