Signalling Record Society - 50 Years
Goole Swing Bridge
Goole Bridge cabin is perched above the swinging section of the bridge over the River Ouse to the north east of Goole. Built in 1868, the cabin is now one of the oldest signalling structures on Network Rail.
The bridge is also known variously as Skelton Viaduct and Hook Bridge.
The geographic location of the crossing 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.
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|Filmed by:||Richard Pulleyn|
|Filmed on:||Wednesday 15 July 2015|
|Aerial Footage Filmed in:||2018 by Brian Harris|
|Narrators:||Richard Pulleyn and Brian Harris|
|Mobile Operations Manager:||Brian Harris|
|Video Editor:||George Duncan|
|1868||Goole Bridge Built.|
|1869||Line over Goole Bridge opened by North Eastern Railway.|
|1933||Goole Bridge North and Goole Bridge South signal boxes closed, functions transferred to Goole Bridge which became a block post. Colour light signalling introduced.|
|1972||Control panel replaced.|
|1974-1975||Major bridge repairs necessitating single line working.|
|2004||Control panel replaced.|
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