Signalling Record Society
Hull and Selby Line
This video includes eight locations in an area largely flat and abounding with level crossings.
Gilberdyke Signal Box is situated at Gilberdyke Junction which is to the west of Gilberdyke station. At this point the Hull and Selby Railway is joined by the Hull and Doncaster branch of the North Eastern Railway which opened in 1869. OS Map.
Oxmardyke looks after a level crossing where Tongue Lane crosses the railway. OS Map.
Broomfleet is next in line where Carr Lane crosses the line. OS Map.
Cave Crossing looks after Main Street, Broomfleet, where this crosses over. OS Map.
Crabley Creek Crossing primarily serves Crabley Clough and Crabley Farm. OS Map.
Brough East is where Skillings Lane crosses the line. OS Map.
Welton Crossing, on Welton Common is where Brough has gradually expanded to. OS Map.
Melton Crossing is the most easterly point included here. OS Map.
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|Filmed by:||Richard Pulleyn & Neil MacKay|
|Filmed 0n:||19 October 2016|
|Narrators:||Richard Pulleyn and Brian Harris|
|Mobile Operations Manager:||Brian Harris|
|Signallers:||Doug Allan (Welton Lane), Richard Charnock (Broomfleet),
Mick Fitzpatrick (Oxmardyke), Paul Stainton (Gilberdyke),
David Terry (Brough East), Paul Tootell (Cave Crossing),
Darren Underwood (Melton Lane), Neil Wesson (Crabley Creek)
|Video Editors:||Derek Young & George Duncan|
|1840||Hull and Selby Railway opened including stations at Brough and Staddlethorpe.|
|c1843||Bromflut station opened on market days only. Name later changed to Bromfleet.|
|c1843-1844||Halt opened at Crabley Creek opened on Tuesdays only for market trains.|
|1851||Bromfleet renamed Broomfleet.|
|1869||Branch from Doncaster to Staddlethorpe Junction opened by North Eastern Railway (Hull & Doncaster Branch).|
|1872||Hull and Selby Railway became part of the North Eastern Railway.|
|1872||Crabley Creek Halt (probably) closed.|
|1904||Brough Station moved to present position east of footbridge.|
|1907||Broomfleet Station opened fully.|
|by 1920||Melton Crossing Halt opened for workmen's use, not normally shown in public timetable.|
|1974||Staddlethorpe Station and Junction renamed Gilberdyke.|
|1989||Melton Crossing Halt closed.|
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