Skegness branch in the 1970`s
photographs by M.A. King 4th April 1970)
The approach to Skegness looking away
from the station down the branch.
View from train entering Skegness station
showing the rationalisation of the trackwork.
Skegness signalbox on right looking down branch.
The signalbox situated on the platform
A large signalbox was necessary for the
once complex layout of the station.
Still a good collection of semaphore
Looking down the long deserted platforms.
A view from platform 7 with a 2 car dmu
in platform 4.
The signalbox with Skegness gasworks in
Another view of the multitude of
semaphores on a tidy station.
Dmu in platform which still has a loco
release road at this time.
Goods shed and loading bay disconnected.
Rear of goods shed.
The concourse with gates to platforms....
.... would have been capable of
sheltering large crowds - I always remember it as being very draughty!
The station still had a WH Smith kiosk in
The exterior of the station in 1970. The
coal office and station house has since been demolished.