The Signalling Record Society
Esk Valley Line
A visit to Nunthorpe and the Esk Valley line including a description of No Signalman Token Remote (NSTR) working, the Train Protection & Warning System (TPWS) on this line and inter working with the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
The geographic location of the crossings (for there are two) can be seen on a current OS map. Key locations are Nunthorpe, Battersby. Grosmont and Whitby. The map will place the selected location at the centre of the map panel from whence you can scroll along the line, roll the mouse over the icon(s) to reveal what they represent. Increase the scale using the scale selector on the left to separate closely positioned icons.
|Filmed by:||Richard Pulleyn|
|Filmed on:||7 June 2016|
|Narrators:||Richard Pulleyn, Charles Weightman|
|Relief Signaller, Nunthorpe:||Robert Thompson|
|Local Operations Manager:||Andy Thexton|
|Video Editor:||Derek Young|
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|1835||Grosmont to Whitby opened by Whitby & Pickering Railway.|
|1845||Whitby & Pickering become part of the York and North Midland Railway.|
|1853||Middlesbrough to Guisborough opened by Middlesbrough & Guisborough Railway.|
|1854||York and North Midland Railway become part of the newly created North Eastern Railway.|
|1858||Middlesbrough & Guisborough Railway become part of the Stockton & Darlington Railway.|
|1858||Stokesley to Battersby and Kildale opened by North Yorkshire & Cleveland Railway.|
|1859||North Yorkshire & Cleveland Railway become part of the North Eastern Railway.|
|1861||Kildale to Castleton opened.|
|1863||Stockton & Darlington Railway become part of the North Eastern Railway.|
|1864||Nunthorpe to Battersby opened.|
|1865||Castleton to Grosmont opened.|
|1965||Battersby becomes a terminus on closure of line from Stokesley.|
|1984||No Signalman Token Remote working introduced.|
|1989||Battersby and Glaisdale signal boxes closed.|
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