Hull and Selby Railway

Introduction

This line is open. At its western end the line connected with the Leeds and Selby Railway. The town of Hull was keen to have a railway connection to the town are port before the rival port of Goole. Initially there was to be a line between Leeds and Hull but this was built as two separate undertakings. The line was absorbed by the North Eastern Railway.






Dates

  /  /1826[Hull and Selby Railway]
Company incorporated
  /  /1840[Hull and Selby Railway]
Line opened
  /  /1872[Hull and Selby Railway]
[North Eastern Railway]
Hull and Selby Railway absorbed by the North Eastern Railway.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Goods facilities befitting a major junction station on the ECML. The railway in and around Selby is much changed since the opening of the current ...
John Furnevel 29/09/2008
Scene at Selby station looking west from below the footbridge in September 2008. The view shows the wide open spaces between the platforms here - a ...
John Furnevel 12/09/2008
55006 'Fife and Forfar Yeomanry' Selby Station, northbound at 1312 hours on 23 August 1979. ...
Peter Todd 23/08/1979
Deltic 55014 'The Duke of Wellington's Regiment' takes the middle road south through Selby Station with a non-stop for Kings Cross on the 14th ...
Peter Todd 14/02/1979

Selby Swing Bridge. ...
Ewan Crawford //
View north west along the River Ouse beyond Selby swing bridge towards the town centre on 29 September 2008. Selby station stands just off picture to ...
John Furnevel 29/09/2008
A DMU from the Hull direction crossing Selby Swing Bridge in May 1987. ...
Ian Dinmore /05/1987
The swing bridge just east of Selby station looking down river on 29 September 2008. Prior to the rerouting of the ECML south of York in 1983, which ...
John Furnevel 29/09/2008





Eastrington, now an unstaffed halt on the Gilberdyke to Selby line, seen here in May 2012 with a view from the level crossing east towards Gilberdyke ...
Mark Bartlett 20/05/2012

Running east at Gilberdyke Junction. ...
Ewan Crawford //
Gilberdyke station sees two Trans-Pennine 170 units heading west from Hull to Manchester Airport with a Sunday evening service. The semaphore signal ...
Mark Bartlett 20/05/2012


43277 leads an East Coast HST set acclerating west into the setting sun through Broomfleet, East Yorkshire. The signalman kindly advised me the train ...
Mark Bartlett 20/05/2012


TPE Class 802 (5Q95) approaching Brough on a test run from Hull to Kings
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Hugh McLellan 19/02/2019
A Trans Pennine Class 185 DMU, photographed shortly after leaving Brough heading for Hull on 12th August 2018
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Alastair McLellan 12/08/2016
A former ScotRail Class 170 unit, refurbished in Northern livery and engaged on driver training between York and Hull. Seen between Welton and Melton ...
Hugh McLellan 25/01/2019
A May 2012 Sunday evening at Brough sees Hull Trains Adelante unit 180111 call on a service bound for Kings Cross. During the same week the ...
Mark Bartlett 20/05/2012

Melton Lane signal box and crossing, between Brough and Hull, seen on a sunny 12th August 2018.
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Alastair McLellan 12/08/2016

Ferriby, where the station buildings are used as a tea room and gift shop. This view looks towards Hull on 12th August 2016.
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Alastair McLellan 12/08/2016
The second station out of Hull on the Selby line is Ferriby where this unusual station building on the eastbound platform is still in commercial use. ...
Mark Bartlett 19/03/2011

Eastbound DMU through Hessle bound for Hull at 1625 hours on 05 June 1982. ...
Peter Todd 05/06/1982
Hessle boasts this fine looking shelter on the Hull platform, so much more impressive than the usual bus shelter. This photo, taken from a Hull to ...
Mark Bartlett 19/03/2011