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Signalling Record Society

FARSAP logo  Poppleton

“Ancient and Modern” work side by side at Poppleton. The signal box fringes onto York IECC and has a key token instrument for the now single line to Hammerton. The signaller keeps fit by opening and closing the gates manually for every train.

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: Jimmy Boyle (5 May) & Colin Galloway (30 June)
Local Operations Manager: Jon Derrick
Video Editor: George Duncan

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.

 


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