Signalling Record Society
Pasture Street, Grimsby
The signal box at Pasture Street is the second such to carry the name and was opened 29 April 1962. It is classified by the Society as British Railways (Eastern Region) Type 19*. The NX panel dates from 1993.
The geographic location of the signal box can be seen on a current OS Map. The map will place this location at the centre of the map panel, 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 & Dafydd Whyles|
|Filmed on:||Tuesday 19 August 2014|
|Mobile Operations Manager:||John Stocks|
|Video Editor:||George Duncan|
|1848||Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway reached Grimsby from the west.
East Lincolnshire Railway reached Grimsby from the south.
|1853||Grimsby Town to Grimsby Docks and connection from the East Lincolnshire Railway opened.|
|by 1889||Pasture Street and Holme Street signal boxes opened.|
|1962||Pasture Street signal box replaced and Holme Street signal box closed.|
|1972||Connection to East Lincolnshire line closed.|
|1985||NX panel installed and area of responsibility extended to Cleethorpes.|
|1993||NX panel extended and area of responsibility extended to Littlefield Crossing.|
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