The Signalling Record Society
London Kings Cross
Kings Cross Power Signal Box controls the East Coast Main Line from Kings Cross to Sandy where control passes to Peterborough and on the branch towards Cambridge as far as Royston where control passes to Cambridge. Kings Cross PSB also controls the former Northern City line from Moorgate to Finsbury Park.
The second part of this video explains off peak operation of the Hertford Loop line during periods when ERTMS (European Traffic Management System) testing is taking place.
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|Filmed by:||Richard Pulleyn and Neil Mackay|
|Filmed on:||Tuesday 31 May 2018|
|Video Editors:||Richard Pulleyn & George Duncan|
|1852||Great Northern Railway opened Kings Cross station having extended from the temporary terminus at Maiden Lane (now York Way).|
|1930||Extensively remodelled and resignalled.|
|1977||Extensively remodelled and resignalled and Power Signal Box (PSB) opened.|
|2006||PSB extended and refurbished.|
|2010||Station partially remodelled and platform 0 introduced.|
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