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Signalling Record Society

FARSAP logo  Whitby

We look at the signalling arrangements that were introduced in 2014 to facilitate an increase in the number of North Yorkshire Moors trains that can operate to Whitby.

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Video Credits

Filmed by: Richard Pulleyn
Filmed 1n: August 2016
Narrator: Richard Pulleyn
Video Editor: George Duncan

Key Chronology

1835 Whitby to Grosmont 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.
1854 York and North Midland Railway become part of the newly created North Eastern Railway.
1984 Closure of signal box and reduction of most operational facilities.
2014 Further resignalling.

 


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