Signalling Record Society
Wilstrop Crossing is still worked, on one shift at least, by a resident crossing keeper. It features the long standing tradition of using the red targets on the gates are the stop signal, there being no separate provision. Using red gate targets in this once commonly seen way is rapidly coming to an end as crossing swing gates give way to lifting barriers.
The geographic location of the signal box and 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.
|Filmed by:||George Duncan|
|Filmed on:||Monday 4 May 2015|
|Crossing Keeper:||Debbie Bayes|
|Local Operations Manager:||Jon Derrick|
|Video Editor:||George Duncan|
|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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