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Signalling Record Society

FARSAP logo  Pasture Street, Grimsby

The signal box at Pasture Street is the second such to carry the name and was opened 29 April 1962. It is classified by the Society as British Railways (Eastern Region) Type 19*. The NX panel dates from 1993.

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Video Credits

Filmed by: Richard Pulleyn & Dafydd Whyles
Filmed on: Tuesday 19 August 2014
Narrator: Richard Pulleyn
Mobile Operations Manager: John Stocks
Signaller: Ben Ranshaw
Video Editor: George Duncan

Key Chronology

1848 Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway reached Grimsby from the west.
East Lincolnshire Railway reached Grimsby from the south.
1853 Grimsby Town to Grimsby Docks and connection from the East Lincolnshire Railway opened.
by 1889 Pasture Street and Holme Street signal boxes opened.
1962 Pasture Street signal box replaced and Holme Street signal box closed.
1972 Connection to East Lincolnshire line closed.
1985 NX panel installed and area of responsibility extended to Cleethorpes.
1993 NX panel extended and area of responsibility extended to Littlefield Crossing.

 


* An explanation of these classifications will be found in "The Signal Box" and in volume 3 (Eastern) of the Society's Signal Box Register series.


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