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Point_Duty_Grimsby_Senior_Service_Cigarette_Card

Title: Point Duty, Grimsby; A Senior Service Cigarette Card
Author: Senior Service Cigarettes. British Railways - a series of 48 - no. 25
Date: An April 2019 image taken directly from an original 1938 photographic cigarette card.
Comments:

A superb, original 1938 cigarette card measuring 77 x 52 mm. The information on the reverse reads:

Point Duty

There can be very few traffic crossings in England where the policeman on point duty finds railway trains included in his regular traffic. This photograph shows the level crossing at Grimsby Docks station, which crosses the Grimsby-Cleethorpes road. This is said to be the busiest level crossing in England, and nearly 40 trains pass every hour during the day. Owing to the great dislocation of traffic the question of providing a bridge is now being discussed.

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