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4 August 2019
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11 January 2016

Signalling Record Society

FARSAP logo  Hammerton

Once a familiar site at small country stations, shelters over platform ground frames have largely disappeared. However, a rare and probably now unique survivor is at Hammerton. As is customary in this type of installation, the block instruments are in the ticket office although the only occupant remaining therein is the signaller.

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: Tuesdays 5 May and 30 June 2015
Narrator: Phil Graham
Signaller: David Knight (5 May) & Mitch Dennison (30 June)
Local Operations Manager: Jon Derrick
Video Editor: George Duncan

Copyright © of the FARSAP videos belongs to the Friends of the National Railway Museum.
The material may be freely used except for sale or advertising purposes.

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.
1972 Hammerton to Poppleton singled.


Can you help?

The project would love to hear from you, especially if you worked or still work in a signal box, and you are willing to provide reminiscences and / or pictures. Please contact the webmaster in the first instance.

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