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Signalling Record Society

FARSAP logo  Hammerton Road Crossing

An example of a small country lane with a railway crossing that is entirely dependent on the skills of the crossing keeper. It lacks any form of signals or controls and is thus representative of a once common situation.

The geographic location of the station 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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Video Credits

Filmed by: George Duncan & Richard Pulleyn
Filmed on: Tuesday 5 May 2015
Narrator: Phil Graham
Crossing Keeper: Steve Pexton
Local Operations Manager: Jon Derrick
Video Editor: George Duncan

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Key Chronology

1848 Line opened by East & West Yorkshire Junction Railway.
1852 East & West Yorkshire Junction Railway become part of the York and North Midland Railway.
1854 York and North Midland Railway become part of the newly created North Eastern Railway.

 


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