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Signalling Record Society

FARSAP logo  Grosmont

Two videos from the same location! Firstly a look at Grosmont as it was between 1996 when the North Yorkshire Moors Railway opened its signal box by the level crossing and 2014.

The second video describes the work involved in altering the connections to Network Rail at the north end of the station to allow fully signalled moves in each direction and improved running arrangements to Whitby.

The geographic location of the station area 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.

Grosmont Crossing Before 2014


Grosmont Resignalling, 2014


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Video Credits - First Video

Filmed by: Richard Pulleyn
Filmed in: March 2014
Narrator: Richard Pulleyn
Video Editor: George Duncan

Video Credits - Second Video

Filmed by: Richard Pulleyn
Filmed between: March & June 2014
Narrator: Charles Weightman
Technical Staff: Edward Potts, Charles Weightman
Video Editor: George Duncan
Introductory Still Picture: Philip Benham

Key Chronology

1835 Whitby to Grosmont opened by Whitby & Pickering Railway.
1836 Grosmont to Pickering opened by Whitby & Pickering Railway.
1845 Whitby & Pickering become part of the York and North Midland Railway.
1845-1849 Line converted from horse to steam power and line south of Grosmont realigned.
1854 York and North Midland Railway become part of the newly created North Eastern Railway.
1865 Castleton to Grosmont opened by North Eastern Railway.
1965 Grosmont to Pickering closed but line remained in situ.
1969 Occasional rail movements made Grosmont to Pickering.
1973 Public services Grosmont to Pickering resumed under the auspices of North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
1987 Through running again possible from Pickering to Whitby.
1996 Grosmont resignalled, new signal box opened.
2007 Regular operation through to Whitby recommenced.
2014 Further resignalling.

 


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