TF1443 : Heckington Station

taken 7 years ago, near to Heckington, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

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Heckington Station
Heckington Station
A Nottingham bound train stands in the station. The level crossing gates at Heckington are manually operated so the signalman has to descend from his 'box to close the gates to traffic and then return to the 'box to pull off the signals to allow the trains to proceed. He then must repeat the process once the trains are cleared. The hourly services from Nottingham to Skegness and that from Skegness to Nottingham are scheduled to pass at Heckington. If the signalman is lucky, the trains will be on time and so he only need carry out the above procedure once an hour. If either train is late, he will need to carry out the procedure twice within the hour.
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1460 4358 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.6396N 0:17.6813W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1465 4356
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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